From the Dec. 30, 1932 edition of the Vineyard Gazette:

What follows is an edited selection of nature writings from the Gazette Editorial Page throughout the year.

I’m not sure, but I think there was quail. There had to be pies and potatoes — mashed or roasted. And some vegetables.

Snow fell last weekend, softly blanketing woodlands and rural roads and dusting skim ice on coastal ponds.

The Chappy ferries come and go, In summer rush and winter snow, ’Twixt Chappy isle and Edgartown, Dukes County’s seat of great renown.

Christmas lights looked twice as pretty reflected in the snow. Houses looked twice as snug.


Letters to the Editor

The upcoming Proposition 2 1/2 override is the second one asked for by the Oak Bluffs selectmen in the past two years.

Well isn’t this a great way to start the new year. The executive secretary and the board of selectmen of the town of Aquinnah opted to break the...

The article on trees in unlikely places stated that Robert Douglas had seen only one other vessel carrying a tree aloft at Christmas.