Appointment With a New Year

Winter seems to stretch out endlessly at its start, but already the calendar for 2019 is filling up.

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Nature Through the Seasons
Schools of black sea bass running thick in the deep water of Vineyard Sound. Sunsets, glorious sunsets.
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Of Heroes and Leaders
The hundred-and-forty-page report from marine consultants detailing the many shortcomings of the Steamship Authority arrived this week like coal in a Christmas stocking.
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Clear and Transparent
The recent discovery of chemical contaminants in a few private wells near the airport might easily have become a public relations disaster for airport officials.
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December Days
A crescent moon hung in the inky December sky this week surrounded by twinkling winter constellations.
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Glass Houses
The decision to revoke the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse’s property tax exemption raises a lot more questions.
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Thanksgiving 2018
Found in a remote farm field last week: a single white aster bravely blooming in the tawny tall grass, as if winter would never come.
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By the Numbers
What brought voters to the polls on Martha’s Vineyard in eye-popping numbers on election day?
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Place of Pride
Next week Oak Bluffs voters will be asked to approve an extra $1.3 million to do what residents have already said they want.
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Fair Winds, Farewell to Bridget
Bridget Tobin was the supreme commander of the Steamship Authority as far as the Vineyard was concerned.
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