On Chappy: July 10
Peter Wells

 The Chappy Community Center will host the first lobster roll dinner of the season on Wednesday, July 15. Place your order by noon on Tuesday and pick up between 5 and 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. The $17 price includes a lobster roll made according to Marion Harding’s original recipe plus a bag of chips and a drink of choice. Eat in or take home. Stop in at Slip Away for veggies to counteract the chips.

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On Chappy: May 15
Peter Wells
The shadbush bloomed suddenly late last week. The foggy days seem to be an essential factor. You get up one morning and realize that there are small clouds of white blossoms hovering in the woods and you are pretty sure that they weren’t there yesterday. If they were, wouldn’t you have noticed them?
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On Chappy: May 1
Peter Wells
Once again I was able to scoop the news of the week from my co-columnist Brad and the event occurred practically in his backyard no less!
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On Chappy: April 3
Peter Wells
When people think outside the box, solutions to problems that at first appear to be unsolvable may come from the most unlikely source.
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On Chappy: March 20
Peter Wells
Spring is upon us. Lily Walter of Slip Away Farm tells me that they still have a few memberships available in their CSA program. To sign up, call the farmhouse at 508-627-7465 or visit slipawayfarm.com.
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On Chappy: March 6
Peter Wells
Why would beings consisting of 65 per cent water live where water freezes? Every winter at about this time I start wondering about us.
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On Chappy: Feb. 20
Peter Wells
You are in luck if you like snow! Our supply gets replenished every few days and is not threatened with melting anytime soon. The glittering of the frozen crystals in the sunlight is very pleasing to me.
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On Chappy: Feb. 6
Peter Wells
Norton Point really is just a stone’s throw from its likely reattachment point. Granted you’d really have to give that stone a good throw.
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On Chappy: Jan. 23
Peter Wells
Now is your chance to get a last look at the Katama opening. Park at the Wasque fishermen’s lot to get a bird’s-eye view right down at the gradually and assuredly diminishing channel.
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On Chappy: Jan. 9
Peter Wells
Gossip has reached my ears that Bart Heywood has tied the knot. I wouldn’t want to besmirch the bride’s good name by mentioning it in this column, but I hear that she’s a Cottage street gal, Edgartown that is.
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