On Chappy: March 31
Peter Wells
It’s the time of year when the great ponds along the south shore of the Vineyard get opened to the sea. The ponds are now brim-full from all of the rain and snow melt during the winter months.
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On Chappy: March 24
Peter Wells
Six weeks ago a friend plunked a calendar down in front of me and told me to point to the day that I would head out to California to visit my daughter Nearess.
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On Chappy: March 17
Peter Wells
Four and a half decades ago I was memorizing the Navigation Rules at Maine Maritime Academy.
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On Chappy: March 10
Peter Wells
Every time I drive out to Wasque, I think of Gazette writer Joseph Chase Allen sitting at his desk on Skiff’s Island writing his weekly feature Among the Fishermen.
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On Chappy: March 3
Peter Wells
As usual the school vacation week on the islands gives the impression that more than half of the inhabitants have gone to America.
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Chappy Town Column: Feb. 24
Peter Wells
As of Tuesday, the overland route between Chappy and the Vineyard was open for vehicular traffic.
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Chappy Town Column: Feb. 10
Peter Wells
On Tuesday morning Brad Fligor’s voice came over the ferry radio asking somebody to call the police quickly.
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On Chappy: Jan. 27
Peter Wells

The northeaster that blew across the islands Monday left several inches of fresh water. There were some spectacular puddles on the roads and the big ferries missed a few trips.

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On Chappy: Jan. 20
Peter Wells
For Christmas this year my sisters made me a booklet of photos and memories of my parents, Russell Ethan Wells and Polly Eldridge Curtis.
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On Chappy: Jan. 13.
Peter Wells
This last blizzard really gave me a feeling of the dead-of-winter. I had not sensed that for the past half decade or so.
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