When you lose your partner, tasks envelop you in that first year. Change your bank accounts, send death certificates to Social Security and some...
Great-grand-daughter of a Vineyard whaling captain, daughter of a West Tisbury poet and a New Jersey educator renowned for his Island linoleum block...
Reading the newspaper, watching television or surfing the internet, we acknowledge these are turbulent times. However, examining world affairs, the...
Now is the season of roses and they are adorning West Tisbury roadsides and gardens and fields.
The subject of West Tisbury resident Marc Favreau’s latest book for young adult readers is the surprise attack launched by Japan on the US Naval base...
“Black as ink” / A simile just right / Yet as a metaphor, / “Inkwell” takes flight / More than a beach / On the Vineyard’s shore / This enduring icon...
Islander idly rumbles in her slip calmly churning in the dying light
Good afternoon my fellow Vineyarders and associated wash-a-shores. Thank you all for being here today.
I had the great privilege of being Ron Rappaport’s law partner for over 25 years. Ron’s passing is a great loss for his family, the Island community...
As a conservation biologist on the Island for the past 30 years, I have become increasingly concerned about the future of our common pond turtles.
I have participated in the Cross-Island Hike at least 15 times, but at 77 years old, at the end of each year’s hike I mutter: “This will be my last...
Like most parents, we thought this day might never come. On June 9 our youngest child will graduate from Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School.

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