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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...

Edgartown: Thanks to first responders

I’m sitting down to write my column on the last night of July. I can’t even believe that my summer vacation is more than...

Edgartown: On driving

I have entered a whole new world in the last week. My boy, Riley, turned 16, and we all know what that means, don’t...

Edgartown: Congratulations, Riley

I am one happy and proud mama tonight, as I write this week’s column. After two weeks away at boot camp at Fort Devens...

Edgartown: Summer vacation

So this is the first summer since I began teaching that I haven’t taken courses, been involved in fundraising events, or been driving to...

Edgartown: Mothers worry

As I write this, Riley is finishing up packing his gear for two weeks of boot camp at Fort Devens. As part of his...

Edgartown: Welcome to summer!

I’m sad to say I’ve spent the first two full days of my summer vacation sick! Doesn’t it figure? I think I was just...

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...