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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...

Aquinnah: Women's marches

This past weekend was the first really good one I have had since the election. The women’s marches in America and all over the...

Aquinnah: Presidential inauguration

It looks like this weekend will be a busy one both locally and nationally. The presidential inauguration will be held this Friday, and then...

Aquinnah: Plenty to do in the winter

First blizzard of 2017! A two-day weather event that sent all kids to the top of every hill on the Vineyard for amazing sledding,...

Aquinnah: Off to a good start

Happy New Year, one and all. So far, the year in Aquinnah is off to a good start, with many visitors this past weekend....

Aquinnah: Visitors

Happy New Year, one and all. So far, the year in Aquinnah is off to a good start, with many visitors this past weekend....

Aquinnah: Winter is coming

New Year’s Eve is this Saturday, and you know what that means: the beginning of the dark days in Aquinnah, when there is really,...

Aquinnah: The spirit of the holidays

The Aquinnah Town Christmas Party will be tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 23, at 5 pm at the Old Town Hall. Come one, come all. Santa...

Aquinnah: The community comes together in December

There will be a Christmas Party at the Old Town Hall on Friday, Dec. 23, at 5 pm. This is a potluck event, so...

Aquinnah: Victory at Standing Rock

Some good news this week: The Native American tribes gathered at Standing Rock in North Dakota have won a victory. The Army Corps of...

Aquinnah: Shop local

One holiday down, two to go. I hope everyone had a peaceful Thanksgiving and that family members with differing points of view did not...

Aquinnah: Congratulations to Cheryl Andrews-Maltais

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. I, for one, feel like we could use a day to spend with friends and family gorging on food and giving...

Aquinnah: Band Together

The presidential election did not turn out as I’d hoped. It’s been hard to muster anything other than sadness, anger, and despair for the...