For Edward Hoagland, Writer's Life Is the Only Life
Bill Eville

In his newest book, In the Country of the Blind, essayist and octogenarian Edward Hoagland turns to fiction.

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When the Kids Are Away the Dad Will Pay
Bill Eville
When you’re a man alone in the house and your family is away for nearly two months, the stuffed animals really stand out.
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High Schoolers Make Their Picks, Prove to be a Liberal Lot
Bill Eville
While the country looks toward a possible long night waiting for election results, the polls have already closed at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, where students took part today in a mock election. And the results are in.
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Beyond the Headlines, New Novel is Homage and Elegy to Newspapers
Bill Eville
Ward Just, as the old newspaper saying goes, has ink in his veins. In his new novel, The Eastern Shore, he turns his attention and his memory to the subject of newspapers.
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Enthusiasm and a Big Heart Defined the Ministry of Brian Murdoch
Bill Eville
Parishioners at Grace Episcopal Church are mourning the loss of their pastor, the Rev. Brian Murdoch, who died unexpectedly Sunday morning.
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When Island Time Comes Ringing Sometimes It's a Little Slow
Bill Eville
After losing power during tropical storm Hermine, the Old Whaling Church bells were an hour behind. A vacationing couple was on the case.
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Call of the Wild Affects Even the Tame
Bill Eville
I had been living in New York city for two decades and indoors was where I lurked, purring like a house cat by the windows of office buildings.
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Big Lobster, Small Boy, Let the Chilmark Road Race Begin
Bill Eville
The 39th annual Chilmark Road Race is one of the toughest 5Ks out there, but 11-year-old Jack Lionette's training includes essentially no running.
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Trying to Hug Every Bend in the Road
Bill Eville
When I was 16, before I got my driver’s license, I would bike seven miles each day after school to a gym to work out.
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Forty-Eight Mountain Peaks Is Rite of Passage With a Nice View
Bill Eville
Elijah Dunn-Feiner just finished seventh grade at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School. He plays Little League, basketball, likes to ski and build things. In his spare time he climbs mountains.
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