Chilmark Town Column

Chilmark Town Column

The secret that was hard to keep amidst a community filled with constant chatter seems to have been kept from the ears of the two it was intended to surprise. The marching, singing, ukulele-playing flash mob gathered at 7 a.m. this past Monday morning to celebrate Betsy, Kristine and their entire Larsen’s Fish Market family’s — both biological and not — 50th anniversary. Although Big Louie and Mary are no longer with us, Betsy, Kristine and their staff carry in the tradition of smiles and customer service.

Chilmark Town Column

There’s nothing quite like an outdoor shower.

Chilmark Town Column

Wequobsque Road is a fairly quiet little lane off State Road, dotted with a mixture of homes, some clad in weathered shingles and others crisp with new construction.

Chilmark Town Column

As the sun rises after the setting of the June 17 full Strawberry Moon, local school children can shout out “school’s out for summer.”

Chilmark Town Column

Phil Collins sang, “I can feel it in the air tonight,” while the band Live shared that they could “feel it coming back again like a rollin’ thunder chasing the wind.”

Chilmark Town Column

The rain has fallen to an easily measurable amount.

Chilmark Town Column

The celebration of May Day is a tradition at the Chilmark School that has stood the test of time.

Chilmark Town Column

April rain pools at the edges of roadways, muddies paths and makes things a bit more complicated.

Chilmark Town Column

It may not be on the calendar until May 18, but prom-posals are already sweeping across the Island among high school juniors.

Chilmark Town Column

I attended a standing room only book signing at the West Tisbury Library this past weekend by 92-year-old Jacquie Renear.

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