Gene Play Opens Monday Night Specials
Bill Eville
The Martha's Vineyard Playhouse continues its Monday Night Specials on June 19 with a reading of Gene Play, written by Casey Ann Hayward and Jonah Lipsky, and directed by Joann Green Breuer.
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When the Inside Scoop Doesn't Measure Up
Bill Eville
An editor of a national newspaper called me recently to see if I would be interested in writing a piece for them about summer on the Vineyard from a local’s perspective.
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To Every Season There Is a Photograph
Bill Eville

How much does a life’s work weigh? In the case of Peter Simon, seven pounds, two ounces. That’s how much his new book Martha’s Vineyard: To Everything There Is a Season weighs.

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Everyone Wins at Little League Opening Day Ceremonies
Bill Eville
Little League opening day ceremonies began Saturday with a parade up Circuit avenue in Oak Bluffs. Then at fields around the Island T-ballers and major leaguers stepped up to the plate.
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Still the Same
Bill Eville

Eighteen red stools, a 30-foot counter, menu items written on construction paper hanging on the walls, two pots of hot coffee always humming, one ancient register, cash only — the Dock Street Diner is a place where time has stood still. This is a good thing. It’s like stopping for a bite in your own kitchen, but way better. You don’t have to cook or clean up, and the food is home cooked the way grandma did, fast, no fuss, and with just the right amount of tough love.

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High School Musical Rolls the Dice With Guys and Dolls
Bill Eville
Cast and crew at the regional high school are busy transforming the performing arts center into a sultry Havana nightclub for next week's production of Guys and Dolls. The show opens Feb. 16.
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Dr. Howard Attebery, One Half of a Magical Love Affair, Dies at 94
Bill Eville
Dr. Howard Attebery, whose courtship and love affair with Cynthia Riggs captured imaginations and made news around the world, died on Feb. 1 at the home he shared with Ms. Riggs in West Tisbury.
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Marching to the Beat of My Daughter's Drum
Bill Eville

We call our daughter Pickle, but her real name is Eirene, which means peace in biblical Greek, a language my wife Cathlin studied at seminary.

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Giving Back to the Community, One Christmas Tree at a Time
Bill Eville
Seventeen years ago, Jim’s Package Store in Oak Bluffs began selling Christmas trees. Not to make extra money, but to give back to the community.
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Revisiting Pearl Harbor and World War II on the Vineyard, Seventy Five Years Later
Bill Eville
On Dec. 7, 1941, William J. Holzapfel Jr., was having a leisurely breakfast at his house on Hickam Field, a half block from Pearl Harbor, when the attack came.
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