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Edgartown: A shiny new year

This weekend brought another loss in the celebrity world with the death of singer George Michael. 2016 started off rough musically with the loss...

Edgartown: Enjoy the fresh winter air

Sundays are not my best day. I always seem to have a giant to-do list for my weekends, and the weekend days don’t always...

Edgartown: Feasts, festivities and snowfall

The kids and I have taken to watching movies that we used to watch when they were little. Tonight’s presentation was “The Water Horse,”...

Edgartown: Getting off the Island

I am not ashamed to say that I’m in a bit of a funk lately. Sometimes it seems like a lot of tough stuff...

Edgartown: It's called 'break' for a reason

As I sit down to write, I’m attempting to relish my last day off before returning to work Monday morning. As usual, I had...

Edgartown: Fundraiser for John VanPutten and Channon Capra

Growing up on the Island and living here pretty much my whole life, I’ll admit that I complain about the negative aspects of this...

Edgartown: Holiday Festivals Begin

This has been an interesting week, to say the least. While the Island and Massachusetts went with Hillary Clinton in the election, that was...

Edgartown: MV Times design contest

As I write tonight, I’m sitting on the couch with Riley watching Disney’s “Treasure Planet,” an animated space-travel spin on the classic tale “Treasure...

Edgartown: Junior high presents 'The Wizard of Oz'

November is upon us. I’m a bit alarmed with the speed at which life is passing. Is it my age? The age of my...

Edgartown: Celebrity spaghetti dinner

I'm not loving that new chill in the air. It seems like everywhere you go, people are admitting that they are starting to reluctantly...

Edgartown: Fall is here

Fall is most definitely upon us. The skies are crisp and blue, the leaves are changing color and beginning to fall, the nights and...

Edgartown: Celebrations abound

I’m writing this week’s column as I watch the presidential debate.That might not be a good idea. I might get more cynical as the...

Edgartown: Vineyard Charity Golf Classic

My goodness! Where did September go? We’re heading into our fourth week of school, it’s officially fall, October is creeping up fast. No wonder...

Edgartown: What an amazing staff!

Each September, at the start of the school year, I rebuild the “teacher wall” that hangs in the lobby of the school. This is...

Edgartown: 15 years since 9/11

This past Sunday marked 15 years since the 9/11 attack on the United States. I’m truly amazed that so many years have passed and...

Edgartown: September comes in like a lion

Welcome, September. Is there any kind of old adage for September coming in like a lion or a lamb? As I write, the forecast...

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As I write this, I’m counting down the hours until I go back to work. By the time you are reading it, I’ll already...

Edgartown: A salute to the Olympics

My beloved Olympics have come to a close. In my opinion, with a few exceptions, our athletes performed admirably and showed great sportsmanship and...

Edgartown: Pennywise Path 5K

We are heading into a busy, busy week as I write this. Illumination Night is on Wednesday, the Ag Fair starts on Thursday, and...

Edgartown: On Kindness

It’s Sunday night and I’m trying to buckle down and write my column, but as a certified, or maybe certifiable, Olympics nut, I’m having...