When Hope and Refuge Are at Risk
Liz Durkee
The Edgartown Lighthouse stands at the gateway to the Edgartown harbor, a symbol of hope and refuge.
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Rooting for the Home Team
Richie Smith
For too long, we have neglected our main athletic campus at the regional high school. It’s time to give our students the fields and track they deserve.
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Turning a Page in the Calendar, Old and New
Jonah Lipsky
The ancient Mayan calendar ended in December 2012. Why it ended at that point has been the cause of much speculation.
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Adventures in Navigation, the Old Fashioned Way
Phyllis Meras
Clearly, I am out of step with the times.
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Learning to Love the Inner Competitor
Nancy Slonim Aronie
When I was 13 on my way out the door to play tennis with a boy my father yelled, “If you want him to like you, let him win!”
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Remembering Nelson Bryant
Bill Bailey
One of the joys in my life has been my Sunday visits to Ruth and Nelson Bryant’s house.
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Fighting Fire With Fire Does Make Sense
Tim Simmons
A recent report critical of modern fire management missed some important factors.
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Sleuthing With Spenser for Hire
Arnie Reisman
After reading Robert B. Parker’s novel Looking for Rachel Wallace, published in 1980, I fell hard for the creator of Spenser.
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A Study in Solitude and Samaritans
Crocker Snow
Inhabiting Chappaquiddick for the month of January, at the southern end of the island near Wasque Point, is a study in solitude.
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Vineyard Bookshelf: Universal Love
Steve Donoghue
Universal Love is the new story collection by Alexander Weinstein, the director of the Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing.
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