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Edgartown: The Animal Shelter Garden Party

The annual Rise VPA recital, “Datebook,” was this weekend at the PAC. Amelia has been dancing since she was 3 years old, and with...

Edgartown: Smooth Connections

The Edgartown School eighth grade made it to Washington, D.C., and back safe and sound! And we had a fabulous trip. Memories were made...

Edgartown: Visiting our Nation's Capital

Does the island suddenly seem a little less crowded? This week, four eighth grade classes from the Island are on their school trip. As...

Edgartown: Carry the Fallen MV 2016

I hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. The weather on Saturday and Sunday could not have been nicer. I was lucky...

Edgartown: taking time to remember our veterans and heroes

Spring is actually starting to spring here on M.V., finally. I got an hour or two in on Saturday morning laying in the sunshine...

Edgartown: Fire museum open house

I’m starting this week’s column from Providence, where Amelia and I have traveled for a dance competition. Still battling a bum knee, she had...

Edgartown: Raising money for breast cancer

I’m trying to live outside my comfort zone these days. Well, to be honest, I’m only doing it a little, but still, I’m doing...

Edgartown: Wellness challenge

I went out for my run tonight. To be honest, it was the first one since I fell last week, due in part to...

Edgartown: Library celebrates Shakespeare

I feel like a total dork. I went out for my run tonight, got about 10 steps out of the driveway, and promptly tumbled...

Edgartown: Mayflowers

It took me all day today to pull it together to go for my run. I had high hopes for outdoor activities today, but...

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Amelia and I had a new experience today when we watched the Rise Showcase dance performances rather than participating in them. After the last...

Edgartown: We need a steady source of vitamin D

Mother Nature certainly is playing some games with us, isn’t she? Some sun, some warmth, some gray, some rain, some snow, more rain, more...

Edgartown: Looking forward to warmer days

I hope that you all enjoyed a relaxing and family-filled Easter Sunday. Easter is an odd family holiday for me as an adult. As...

Edgartown: New England Weather

Where else but in New England can the first day of spring come with a winter storm watch? On Sunday, we all waited to...

Edgartown: Bare feet and all

I was so excited to see so many flowers in bloom over the weekend. I knew they were starting. We even had a crocus...

Edgartown: New wheels for Sherm

It takes a village to organize an eighth grade fundraiser! The Edgartown School eighth grade’s annual Auction takes place this Friday night at the...

Edgartown: Vacation is over

Welcome back to all of you who traveled over February vacation. The miracle of modern technology allowed those of us who stayed behind to...

Edgartown: The Island's quiet time

How quiet the Island seems this week! I think that the week of February vacation is truly the quietest, slowest week on Martha’s Vineyard....

Edgartown: Mark your calendars for Washington D.C. fundraiser

Everyone is talking about the weather! How could you not? It’s not often that we get the snow and temperatures that we’ve been experiencing...

Edgartown: Snow Days

Super Bowl 50 is on the television as I write this week’s column, awaiting round two of February’s attack on Punxsutawney Phil’s claim of...