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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...

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...