Nature’s coming out party has been delayed a little this year by rain, cold and damp.

Old age is not a subject one usually talks about around the dinner table — unless everyone around the dinner table is equally old.

Hokule’a, the famous replica of an ancient Polynesian voyaging canoe, visited Martha’s Vineyard in June of last year.

From the April 30, 1954 edition of the Vineyard Gazette:

Voters in three Vineyard towns went to the polls last week and spoke for change, electing newcomers over incumbents.

As April Fool’s Day came and went recently, I remembered that Jimmy Cliff was born on that day in 1948.


Letters to the Editor

• Thanks for the Guidance Editors, Vineyard Gazette:

I find it very sad that the Trustees of Reservations has dismissed Jon Previant as director of the Farm Institute.

Tisbury school building committee members urged the public to participate in their survey to give them guidance concerning the Tisbury School.