Island residents in every coffee shop and every intersection are beginning to grumble (rightly so) about the bump in traffic at this time of year.

A favorite diversion of Vineyard summers has been the listing of states represented by automobile license plates.

Last August, a dog urinated on a bushel of corn at the Morning Glory farm stand at the West Tisbury Farmers’ Market.

It was a glorious four-day holiday weekend, blessedly and astonishingly free of major incident.

John Adams loved a good party, especially on the Fourth of July.

I first read Proust’s Swann’s Way as a sophomore in college. Not even 20 years old, what could I know about time?


Letters to the Editor

What a glorious Fourth of July. The weather could not have been any better.

As an introduction, I am a former hospital administrator and board member and a professor of graduate studies.

The sheriff’s office operates with little to no oversight when it comes to budget and financial matters.