Oak Bluffs Town Column
Richard Lewis Taylor
The Vineyard, Boston, her native Washington D.C. and the world of history and academia is celebrating the life and mourning the loss of Dr. Adelaide Cromwell (1919-2019).
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Oak Bluffs Town Column
Richard Lewis Taylor
On Saturday over 300 people gathered at the Tabernacle to pay respects to Joseph G. Parham, who died earlier this year at the age of 69.
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Oak Bluffs Town Column
Richard Lewis Tayor
The League of Women Voters is sponsoring a forum for local candidates from Oak Bluffs on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. to be held at the Oak Bluffs Library.
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Oak Bluffs Town Column: Jan. 25
Richard Lewis Taylor
The end of January and February is an exciting time for those who measure the progress of diversity and inclusion in our nation as we collectively strive toward a more perfect union.
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Oak Bluffs Town Column: Jan. 11
Richard Lewis Taylor
The federal shut down in Washington, DC has closed the Smithsonian Museums, the very popular Monuments and National Parks and left hundreds of thousands of government workers facing locked doors while trying to come to work.
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Oak Bluffs Town Column: Dec. 28
Richard Lewis Taylor
The end of December represents a wonderful time to exhibit the spirit and the intent of the late President George Herbert Walker Bush’s “thousand points of light.”
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Oak Bluffs Town Column: Dec. 7
Richard Lewis Taylor
I recall a group of black Republicans from Massachusetts who were strong supporters of Bush 41, and had longstanding ties to the Vineyard.
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Oak Bluffs Town Column: Nov. 9

RICHARD LEWIS TAYLOR

(rtaylor@mvgazette.com)

The passing of Lucy Durr Hackney was shared with me by her dear friend Charlayne Hunter Gault. I imagine that among other things their friendship was cemented by their keen intelligence and their love of all things Vineyard, by the importance of women advancing in the world and much more. Friends bond on a variety of axis points, some not so obvious.

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Oak Bluffs Town Column: Nov. 2
Richard Lewis Taylor
All of these candidates and political leaders help to punctuate the importance of voting.
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Oak Bluffs Town Column: Oct. 5
Richard Lewis Taylor
For most of the summer, there was much conversation, public and private, about the anticipated transition in ownership at Lola’s.
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