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Aquinnah: Fireside Pop-Up Dinners

The fair starts today; it’s the very height of the summer. Illumination Night was yesterday, the fireworks in Oak Bluffs will be tomorrow, and...

Aquinnah: Planning board, museum, and beyond

Guys, it’s August. And it’s really, really hot. There is a lot happening in town this week; thankfully, much of it is happening in...

Aquinnah: Book talks at the library and museum

Well, it is that time of year again when there are far too many movies, plays, and events, and not enough time to attend...

Aquinnah: Pop-up at Orange Peel

OK, everyone, take a collective deep breath: Wednesday is the first day of August. The mere word ignites fear and loathing in the hearts...

Aquinnah: a lot going on at the Cliffs

Not to start on a downer note, but: People have been taking advantage of the fact that Philbin Beach is not monitored in the...

Aquinnah: Library Speaker Series

The South Road Fourth of July parade was awesome. Thank you to everyone who hosted, planned, and participated. Highlights included our select people riding...

Aquinnah: Cliffhangers “Music Night”

Do yourself a favor: Go to Cliffhangers on Thursday when they host “Music Night” from 6 to 8 pm. Order delicious food, sit outside...

Aquinnah: Official Summer

School’s out, the Fourth of July is next week, the roads are crowded, Islanders are muttering under their breath every time they are faced...

Aquinnah: Old South Road Children’s Parade

The Fourth of July is nearly upon us; here in Aquinnah, that means going to the Old South Road Children’s Parade. The parade starts...

Aquinnah: Congratulations to the Benoits

It was a happy week in Aquinnah. Last Tuesday at the Aquinnah board of selectmen's meeting, the drawing for two affordable houses built at...

Aquinnah: Philbin Beach opens June 15

I need to correct some misinformation that I gave you two weeks ago. While Carolyn Feltz has retired as town clerk, she has been...

Aquinnah: MV United Travel Soccer

The MV United Travel Soccer team brought some extremely talented soccer players to the Bridgewater Memorial Day Tournament this weekend. On Saturday, the temperature...

Aquinnah: A quick march toward summer

While the weather indicates otherwise, we continue the quick march toward the summer season. The Outermost Inn will open this Friday, May 18, as...

Aquinnah: All the moms

I know May just started, but it feels kind of like a runaway train already. Today is the 10th, which means in a week...

Aquinnah: Opening up-Island

Thank you to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) Natural Resources Department, and to all the volunteers, who showed up on a rainy...

Aquinnah: Life on the Cliffs

This is probably not news to anyone who lives in Aquinnah, but it bears repeating that we have some very talented people here. I...

Aquinnah: Pass by Pathways

Congratulations to everyone who ran the Boston marathon this past Monday. Although the weather was terrible, people still ran, and even more people came...

Aquinnah: Wampanoag New Year

It was a busy weekend in Aquinnah. On Saturday, the Friends of the Aquinnah Public Library hosted a community potluck at the Old Town...

Aquinnah: Duck Inn Easter

Thank you, Elise LeBovit, for a wonderful Easter Egg Hunt at the Duck Inn this past Sunday. There were swarms of children searching the...

Aquinnah: A most lion-like March

Saturday is the last day of March; will it exit like a lamb, as promised? It certainly has been most lion-like all month. This...