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Edgartown: Annie

I’m writing this on Sunday night, and I’m wondering if it was just me, or was the Island very quiet today? It wasn’t a...

Edgartown: ‘Local Immigrants Project’

I am utterly amazed that one now has to arrive at the beach by about 9:30 in the morning to get a parking space...

Edgartown: Island bike ride

How oblivious was I last week to have completely blanked on the fact that the Fourth of July was this week? About two days...

Edgartown: Officially on summer vacation

I try to start my weekly columns in a thoughtful manner. I ponder and contemplate what’s going on in my life or in town....

Edgartown: Technology

I have mixed feelings about technology. Weird coming from a tech teacher, I know, but much as I love it and see the positives...

Edgartown: Congratulations graduates

Giant congratulations wishes go out to all of the 2017 graduates of the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School and the MVRHS. I loved seeing...

Edgartown: Successful DC trip

Once again, the Edgartown eighth graders have successfully toured and returned from Washington, D.C.  Reports are that the trip went well and was  a...

Edgartown: Busy time at Felix Neck

I hope everyone enjoyed the long Memorial Day Weekend. The March to the Sea parade and ceremony on Friday ended up being a March...

Edgartown: Prom, a Marathon, and birthdays

It was a big weekend on Martha’s Vineyard. Things were hopping! The prom was Saturday night, and I got to be part of the...

Edgartown: Pink and Green Weekend

I hope that you all had an enjoyable week. It sounds like the annual Pink and Green Weekend events were reasonably successful and managed...

Edgartown: Endless gray weather

All of this rain is starting to make me feel like a wet rag! I’m taking solace in the fact that the temperatures are...

Edgartown: Parenthood

I feel a sense of contentment this evening as I write. My boy has been away all weekend for his annual Naval Sea Cadets...

Edgartown: Back from April break

Welcome back from April vacation, to those of you who were on break. It was nice to have the week off, but as usual,...

Edgartown: Seeing the good

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend last weekend. Easter brought with it beautiful weather, many open businesses, time with friends and family,...

Edgartown: Finally spring

Finally! A spring day, or at least a day that felt almost like spring. The sun was shining today, and the temperature was warm....

Edgartown: Felix Neck’s Citizen Science season

Sorry I missed you all last week! I was feeling a bit under the weather, and just could not muster the strength to sit...

Edgartown: Happy spring

Spring is here. On the calendar anyway. The temperatures outside don’t really attest to this fact, but I hear that warmer weather is coming...

Edgartown: This too shall pass

We spent another long day up at Boston Children's Hospital last Friday with Miss Amelia, as we begin to hopefully wind up what has...

Edgartown: Congrats to Avery Simmons

I am writing this week’s column as the clock ticks down on February school vacation, which, for me, was productive rather than tropical. We...

Edgartown: Daffodil time

While I know that these unseasonably warm temperatures are bad news for the world in terms of global warming, I sure have been enjoying...