It’s nearly that time of year. Yellow busses roll, the flashing lights warn caution. Maybe there’s a bigger message here. We’re in the...

Holiday Snapshots Two trips to the beach, one family bike ride, three dinners out and roughly eighty-one holes of golf. One trip to the...

In early August I accepted a freelance proofreading job at a rate that could generously be called less than desirable. The job comes with...

President Obama

For the past week, President Obama has been my neighbor on Martha’s Vineyard. He’s not what you call a cheek-by-jowl neighbor. Although we...

I can’t wait for Edgartown Hardware to move out of downtown. For three generations my family and I have shopped there. You can’t beat the...

Late Summer Days The northeaster that blew through the Island this week was right on schedule in this summer of early things: early...

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Letters to the Editor

This letter addresses the new asphalt storage tower that has been erected beside the Goodale gravel pit. This pit is near the blinking light in Oak...

As the Oak Bluffs beat reporter for the Gazette in 1982 and 1983, I found myself in many meetings prolonged by the persistent inquiries of Linda...

So new tick-borne virus, no tests available. So 50 deer per square mile, 100 square miles, that’s 5,000 deer on the Vineyard. The way I hear it, no...

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