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Aquinnah: Aquinnah Cultural Center

The Native Artisans Festival and the Aquinnah Public Safety Day were both held this past Saturday at the Aquinnah Circle. While I thought it...

Aquinnah: Native American Artisans Festival

My July is cruising right along. I can’t believe that it’s halfway through. Just when I think I’ve seen everyone, more people show up....

Aquinnah: The Aquinnah parade

Fourth of July Aquinnah-style was wonderful. The parade, once again, was such fun. Not only did Arlen Roth kick things off by playing the...

Aquinnah: Not venturing down-Island

The influx of people to the Island continued in force this week. I ran into a friend this Saturday at Cronig’s (what were we...

Aquinnah: Old South Road children’s parade

Tuesday is the Fourth of July, and the Old South Road Children’s Parade will set off at 11 am exactly. Meet at 5 Old...

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...