On Chappy: May 26
Did you ever wonder if the shorebird known as an oystercatcher actually catches oysters? In my experience, oysters aren’t very swift and they tend to prefer deep water.
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On Chappy: May 12
Two more Chappaquiddick Community Center potlucks are scheduled and we need hosts for both.
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On Chappy: April 21
The Edgartown Highway Department has opened the gravel portion of the parking lot at the ferry point.
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On Chappy: April 14
The bomb guys are back. They will pick up where they left off last fall working at finding and destroying unexploded ammunition which the military used for target practice out at Cape Pogue, both on dry land and underwater.
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Chappy Town Column: April 7
I was born on the first full day of spring in 1952. I like that my birthday is celebrated with the arrival of my favorite time of year.
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On Chappy: March 31
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
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
Four and a half decades ago I was memorizing the Navigation Rules at Maine Maritime Academy.
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On Chappy: March 10
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
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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