Island Food Products Goes Retail With Tony's Market Purchase

The ownership group of Island Food Products closed on a deal to purchase historic Tony’s Market in Oak Bluffs Wednesday marking a first foray into the retail market.

Summer Rental Market Is Hot, Hot, Hot, as Pent-up Demand Surges

After a year-long pandemic and tightened by a sizzling real estate market, the Vineyard summer rental market is experiencing an unprecedented boom this year.

Spring, Cautiously

The Island is waking up early this year. A streak of splendid weather — most unusual for March — has lured folks out of their homes and created an almost giddy anticipation for the approaching season.

On April Fool’s day, shoppers were lined up before 9 a.m. for the reopening of Morning Glory Farm. A traffic jam on the Vineyard Haven road presaged the Triangle tie-ups of mid-summer.

After a year of forced isolation, the eagerness for freedom and social contact is understandable and hard to contain.

Fire Alarm Hero

I would like to take the time to honor and thank Edgartown Fire Chief, Alex Schaeffer.

Wrong Formula

As I sit at breakfast, I can hear a chainsaw next door.


I wrote about hawks once before when they were nesting and feeding their fledglings.

Migratory Movements

The intensity and volume of migrating birds is increasing, which will continue to do so as the season progresses.

Squill Set

Don’t squash the squills.

Sun's Out

It’s time to locate the sun hats. Both Violet and I had facial sun burns this past week.

Chilmark Town Column: April 2

Admittedly, I haven’t paid attention to the comings and goings of my fellow Chilmarkers these past few days.