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Aquinnah: Breaking bread

I know the winter is supposed to be the quiet time on the Island, but the up- Island folk are really upping their game...

Aquinnah: Blaze orange

If you are thinking of going for a walk in the woods, think twice, as shotgun season started this past Monday. If you are...

Aquinnah: Open studios

Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate it. And to those who don’t, I support you in your choice. For myself, I’m looking forward to...

Aquinnah: Busy as ever

Why is it that it’s November and I’m still really busy? Nothing seems like it’s slowing down at all. I mean aside from the...

Aquinnah: Afterschool club

Something really terrible happened in Aquinnah last week. Juli Vanderhoop was robbed of $6,000. Someone came into her home when she was not there...

Aquinnah: Prayer service, Pathways, and a party

In light of the horrific domestic terrorism that happened this past week, including 11 people killed at a synagogue and two black people killed...

Aquinnah: Vote early

Early voting has begun! Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6, but you can vote now. That’s right, now. Go to the Aquinnah Town Hall...

Aquinnah: Cranberry Day

Please remember that Election Day is nearing. In our town we have the luxury of early voting (so you can avoid the crowds). Early...

Aquinnah: Congrats on the Gay Head 10K

If you’re wondering what that sound in Aquinnah is, it’s the profound silence that comes when people who have been working their tails...

Aquinnah: What’s open, or not

It's not too late to sign up for the Gay Head 10K, happening this Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Aquinnah Circle. The race starts...

Aquinnah: Closing up-Island

The Gay Head 10K is just around the corner; if you plan on running it, make sure you register at runsignup.com. There is a...

Aquinnah: Sacred September

My sister-in-law has a note on her mirror that reads, “Grandchildren are your reward for not killing your teenagers.” I think we need one...

Aquinnah: There’s still plenty to do

I missed the Powwow this weekend and it looks like it was a lot of fun. I loved seeing all the pictures on social...

Aquinnah: Wampanoag Powwow this weekend

This is going to be the best week of summer: School started on Tuesday, and Chilmark Chocolates reopens today, plus the Powwow is happening....

Aquinnah: Chilmark Chocolates reopens Sept. 6

Happy Labor Day weekend, everyone, we made it. Yes, the Island did seem more crowded this year. Yes, people were definitely ruder and more...

Aquinnah: Wrap up for the festivals

As it inevitably does, the summer is drawing to a close. Goodbye and good luck to everyone starting or returning to college this week....

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...