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Aquinnah: Summer vacation

School gets out Thursday! Congratulations to all graduates, and every kid for finishing up another year. And here’s to at least a couple of...

Aquinnah: Chilmark School happenings

The kids at the Chilmark School have been killing it lately. Two weeks ago, the 4/5 class hosted the annual China Fair. Each child...

Aquinnah: Philbin Beach and the library

I know it’s cold and rainy (or at least it is while I write this), but Philbin Beach is opening Friday, June 16. From...

Aquinnah: Restaurant and gallery openings

Updated May 30, 11 pmMemorial Day did not disappoint. The weather was iffy (downright cold at times), but the population of Martha’s Vineyard swelled,...

Aquinnah: Summer starts this weekend

If you don’t feel ready for summer, it’s going to come anyway. And it starts this weekend. Everyone will be open at the Cliffs....

Aquinnah: Spring rites

Two rites of spring happened this past week: the Aquinnah Town Meeting and the Taylors’ “Cakes and Kegs” party. The town meeting did get...

Aquinnah: Mother's Day happenings

It better not rain on Sunday, because the town of Aquinnah will open the Gay Head Light FREE on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 14,...

Aquinnah: Come on sunshine

We are clearly in the long, cold, foggy slog that is spring in Aquinnah. Two days in a row last week it was warm...

Aquinnah: Not ready for summer

Why does this happen to me every winter? Regardless of the weather, winter on the Island seems interminable, and then without a warning, it’s...

Aquinnah: Spring has sprung

Spring is in full swing up-Island. While the trees are still bare, the pinkletinks are chirping like mad, daffodils are sprouting up, and businesses...

Aquinnah: Easter celebrations

The first rite of spring in Aquinnah is happening this Sunday: the Easter egg hunt at the Duck Inn. The theme of the hunt...

Aquinnah: Things are picking up

Things are picking up here in Aquinnah; you can feel spring in the air. We have crocuses in our yard, and I’ve heard the...

Aquinnah: Fool's Bash

This Saturday is, of course, April Fool’s Day, so watch out! That good (or bad) news you got could be a hoax. If you...

Aquinnah: Community gathers at the MVFF

The 17th annual Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival was this past weekend, and it was a wonderful time. There were, of course, great movies with...

Aquinnah: Much to celebrate

Oh, good, we have gotten more snow! I love it when winter goes on and on. Perhaps we will be lucky enough to get...

Aquinnah: March is a miserable month

I knew winter wasn’t done with us yet. March is always a miserable month, weatherwise, on this Island. Cold, wet, and seemingly never-ending. Let’s...

Aquinnah: Intense competition at the spelling bee

The Chilmark School Spelling Bee was held this past Wednesday, and man, was it exciting. Fourteen kids from the four/five class competed for the...

Aquinnah: Power problems

The weather has been giving us a run for our money all week. Many people in Aquinnah lost power in the storm last Thursday,...

Aquinnah: Go Pats

Thank you, Patriots, for giving us, the fans, one of the most amazing if not THE most amazing Super Bowls of all time. The...

Aquinnah: Some good news

I am finding it difficult to feel at all positive about the current state of our country and the administration now in the White...