Choosing to See the Good in the Rear View Mirror
Astoria Hall
Some of my best childhood memories revolve around public restrooms.
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In Statue Debate, a Hurtful History Has the Final Word
A. Bowdoin Van Riper
The fiercest, bloodiest wars are those fought not over territory or a throne, but over a way of life.
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From Pizza to Yoga, Primo Lombardi Led With His Heart
Mollie Doyle
The first time I took a yoga class with Primo Lombardi it was in the Parish Hall at the Chilmark Community Church — a short walk from his former headquarters at the Chilmark Store.
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Apparent Change of Mission for Trustees
Kib Bramhall

When Long Point was opened to the public in the late 1970s, I was asked by the Trustees of Reservations to form and head a local committee to help manage the refuge.

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Remembering Tim Conway, My Funny, Funny Friend
Louise DuArt
Ask almost anyone and they’ll tell you that Tim Conway was one of the funniest people on the planet.
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Might Doesn't Lead to Right; Just Ask Uruguay
Arnie Reisman
When Paula Lyons was young, single and adventuresome, she went on a whim to Buenos Aires.
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When a Home Was a Key to Community
Mary Jane Carpenter
The hammers and tongs are out, both literally and metaphorically. Yet another old house has been eliminated from the Island, which prides itself on its historic charm.
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Mayday on Martha's Vineyard

Excerpted from Martha’s Vineyard in World War II by Thomas Dresser, Herb Foster and Jay Schofield, an account by airman Joseph McLaughlin after flying over Vineyard waters during training exercises.

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Safe, Healthy Athletic Fields for All
Matthew D'Andrea
The debate about the infield of the track at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School is not about whether we should have grass or synthetic turf.
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The Planting
Dionis Coffin Riggs
Last fall, Down on my knees, I dug holes, put in bone meal, And planted the bulbs, Points up.
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