Chappy Town Column: Sept. 21
Peter Wells
The autumnal equinox will occur at 9:54 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22.
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On Chappy: Sept. 14
Lily Walter

My family and I were in Vermont for a wedding this weekend and it seems that fall settled into Chappaquiddick while we were away.

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On Chappy: Sept. 7
Peter Wells
The Chappaquiddick Community Center kept lots of folks busy this summer with a huge variety of activities and programs for young and old.
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On Chappy: August 31
Lily Walter
LILY WALTER (slipawayfarm@gmail.com)

The water at East Beach was so clear over the weekend. Usually the visibility is obscured by some seaweed or silt, but this weekend, the sandy ocean bottom, all sifted into ridges, could be clearly seen from the water’s surface. Fish darted under kicking toes and a jellyfish floated quietly by one swimmer who spotted it and quickly went the other way. A group of terns arrived, careening into the water at top speed and coming up with small prey. Beach-goers lazed under umbrellas, transitioning seamlessly between ocean dips and sun soaking.

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On Chappy: August 24
Peter Wells
Here is a cautionary tale that is particularly appropriate for this time of year.
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On Chappy: August 17
Lily Walter

My favorite week of the summer has arrived: fair week!

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Chappy Town Column: August 10
Peter Wells
Last Saturday the Chappaquiddick Island Association sponsored a pilot program of having a taxi stationed on Chappy from 5 to 10 p.m.
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On Chappy: August 10
Peter Wells
I watched the Soupy Sales show often when I was a kid. He was a very funny guy.
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On Chappy: August 3
Lily Walter

If you have lived on Chappy for any amount of time, you know we are an island of unique and variable mail and package delivery.

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