Something Old, Something Cold
“Sixteen men on the dead man’s highboy; yo yo ho ho and a bottle of Tashmoo water!”
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Gazette Chronicle: Holly Jolly
From the December 12, 1941 edition of the Vineyard Gazette: The Vineyard has put on its finest Christmas dress, despite the outbreak of war.
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Women of Chilmark Fight for Scalloping Rights

The women of Chilmark defended their contention that they should be granted shellfish permits by selectmen.

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Gazette Chronicle: Cranberry Time
Magnificent as a roasted turkey is, it would be nothing, possibly the entire day of Thanksgiving would be nothing, without the small, tart, shining red cranberry.
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Weather Prophets

‘Twas cold on Tuesday morning. The “bright, blue weather” mentioned by the poet arrived, somewhat late according to his calculations.

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At Anchor
Lying at her anchor behind the breakwater at Vineyard Haven may occasionally be seen a trim-looking schooner.
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George G. Gifford’s Store
As recently as a quarter of a century ago and long back in time before that, every Vineyarder knew Gifford’s Store.
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Name Day
Probably the Vineyard is no different from other places in bestowing place names, and eventually forgetting them.
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Welcome Home
The arrival of a casual guest at a hotel, inn or private dwelling no longer signifies the completion of an arduous journey.
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Going to School

Such quantities of striped bass as were reported last weekend around the Island have not been duplicated in probably half a century.

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