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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...

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...