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Aquinnah: Get your holiday chocolates

Happy Hanukkah for all who celebrate it. The first night of the festival of lights was on Tuesday, and it will continue for another...

Aquinnah: Congratulations to Leah and Didier Deleau,

Congratulations to Leah (formally Bassett) and Didier Deleau, who were married in Antigua last weekend. Many Aquinnah folk made it to the wedding, including...

Aquinnah: The Trot

The annual Chilmark School Turkey Trot was last Tuesday, and it was very exciting. For the first time in school history, two children tied...

Aquinnah: Some camaraderie

Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate. There are always things to be thankful for, and there is always more work to be done on...

Aquinnah: Hanging out in Aquinnah

You know what I’m looking forward to? Spending this upcoming weekend hanging out in Aquinnah. For one reason or another, I have been away...

Aquinnah: Full tilt to the winter holidays

This year is coming to a close rather quickly. Halloween is past, and now it’s full tilt to the winter holidays. Thanksgiving is just...

Aquinnah: Hours of bliss

Just a friendly reminder that Daylight Savings (or, now we all go to bed at 7 pm) Time begins at 2 am this Sunday....

Aquinnah: A little too quiet

I know that the summer season is over, and things are supposed to be quieter now, but it seems a little too quiet. Usually...

Aquinnah: Cranberry day

Cranberry Day was last Tuesday, and it looks like everyone had a great time. I heard that not all the cranberries were ripe yet,...

Aquinnah: Tobias Vanderhoop is leaving

There is some more sad news for up-Island, aside from Chilmark Chocolates being closed until Oct. 24: Tobias Vanderhoop is leaving us. He is...

Aquinnah: Winners were women

The Gay Head 10K was this past Sunday and it was a beautiful day for a run, bright and sunny but not overly hot...

Aquinnah: Nothing too severe

I hope everyone got through the storm all right. I heard tell of some power outages due to downed trees, but nothing too severe....

Aquinnah

As I write this, we are a expecting tropical storm; Jose is expected to hit us in the next couple of days. Here’s one...

Aquinnah: Starting to close down

The great shutdown of up-Island will begin shortly. Chilmark Tavern will close on Sept. 24. The tavern is open Thursday through Monday until then....

Aquinnah: Make some jam

It’s jam-making time in Aquinnah. There is a late harvest of blackberries around town, and the beach plums and rose hips are ripe. Plus,...

Aquinnah: The summer’s final days

Well, my friends, we made it. Today is the last day of August, and after Monday we will go back to mostly normal nonsummer...

Aquinnah: Ice cream

I don’t know about you, but I may have overindulged at the Fair. Actually, I have been overindulging throughout most of the summer. Ice...

Aquinnah: Chins up

It’s Fair Week! The week that everyone on Martha’s Vineyard loses their minds from all the crowds, traffic, and entitlement. Even those of us...

Aquinnah: Reading Group at the cultural center

The Aquinnah Cultural Center has a big week ahead. Their Reading Group started on Wednesday. The group focuses on Wampanoag history in the 17th...

Aquinnah: Wampum jewelry sale

Fynn Monahan celebrated his 14th birthday Aquinnah-style, with a low-key party on Philbin Beach. There was skimboarding, Kadima playing, sand burying, and a quest...