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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...

Aquinnah: Pathways reopens in the Chilmark Tavern

Juli Vanderhoop hosted the last pizza night of the season two weeks ago. It was small but cozy, with a group of friends gathered...

Aquinnah: a quiet Halloween

Halloween in Aquinnah was a quiet affair. There was no parties this year but there was the traditional drive-by trick or treating. Many of...

Aquinnah: Congratulations to Sophia Welch and Kyle Colter

Spooky times are just ahead. The leaves are falling, and the air turns crisper. Halloween is this Monday. Beware of cemeteries and strange figures...

Aquinnah: Cranberry Day

This past Tuesday was Cranberry Day in Aquinnah, and by all accounts it was a wonderful day. There was a robust harvest despite the...

Aquinnah: It's a wrap!

It’s a wrap, folks! The summer season is officially over, and the winter season has begun. First the good news: The Orange Peel Bakery...

Aquinnah: Gay Head 10K Race

The Gay Head 10K Race to the Light was this past Sunday, and the gloomy weather made for great running. Cool temperatures with no...

Aquinnah: The Gay Head 10K race

September will be ending this Friday, and you know what that means? Sale time! Pandora’s Box will hold its annual 50 percent off sale...

Aquinnah: Class trip on Alabama

The fourth and fifth grade class at the Chilmark School returned from a weeklong trip aboard the Alabama this past Saturday. They had stunning...

Aquinnah: The Aquinnah Wampanoag Pow Wow

The Sargent Gallery (formerly the Gay Head Gallery) is open Thursday through Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm, and Megan Sargent is always...

Aquinnah: Annual Gay Head 10k

Summer is coming to an end; doesn’t that just make you want to run a race even though you feel like you just did?...

Aquinnah: The home stretch of summer

I heard through the Facebook grapevine that 1,800 cars left the Island this past Sunday, and that it was their busiest day of the...