Monthly Archives: December 2012
Vice President Joe Biden's panel to study gun violence should include all the parents of the children killed in the recent, horrible school shooting.
In reading some recent Letters to the Editor, I had to reflect upon the existing gun laws of the state of Massachusetts, which already require that purchasers or possessors of firearms be licensed, that guns are registered at the point of sale, are required to be in locked cabinets or have trigger locks, and unfit individuals are and have always been barred from becoming licensed.
Regarding the article on the school budget [Chilmark officials say 'Wow' to school costs hike, December 20], I'm really curious as to why the superintendent of schools would need a plush new $3 to $5 million office.
On January 1, kick off the New Year with a 5K run and walk around Oak Bluffs.
In this comedy, Seth Rogen plays an inventor who is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime.
Drew Barrymore is the latest in a family line of film and stage actors. This film describes a family's theatrical legacy.
You may want to sharpen your wardrobe for the big party, or find some inspiration for your party cuisine, or if you are at home, you'll need snacks.
My annual Best Reads is based on books I've actually read and reviewed. That doesn't mean there aren't other great reads but I haven't read them.
Go retro, rock out, see a movie – choose your celebration for New Year's Eve.
On December 14, a 20-year-old man named Adam Lanza broke into Sandy Hook Elementary School with an assault rifle and killed 20 first-graders and six adults.
Christmas morning was different when the children were young.
It's budget-building season in Island towns, preparing for annual town meetings this spring when voters will make FY2014 spending decisions.
Here it is the day before Christmas, as I am writing my last column for 2012.
A poem by an anonymous author struck my fancy as I returned home a few days ago after strolling about town with a band of young children spreading love and joy and well wishes for the New Year through rousing renditions of Rudolph and Jingle Bells.
The sky is inky black, with stars brilliant, as though they had been pasted on.
You know we may be a small town, but we know how to celebrate.
The affordable Small Treasures show at the Louisa Gould Gallery runs through the end of December.
So what are your New Year's resolutions? Let's make some as a town.
From a casual dinner to gourmet prix fixe, find many options, with reservations still available.
The specially prepared lunch featured Brazilian specialties and provided much food for thought and friendship.