On my way home I thought I could catch the end of opening day at the Chilmark General Store, but missed it only to find a couple of mothers minding their young kids toddling and crawling on the front porch. I heard that the porch was full at lunchtime and an opening day crowd enjoyed themselves.
At the Chilmark Library, see acrylics on canvas and mounted monotypes by Wendy Weldon. Wendy will be hanging a show of new work, both large and small, and familiar paintings from previous shows at the Chilmark Library from May 3 to May 22. Got Chilmark News? Send local news, updates, birthdays and births to: Jamie@mvtimes.com. […]
The first time I saw naked people other than in paintings or in the bathroom of my own house was at Lucy Vincent beach. The kids were little, the ocean was blue-green, and the cliffs made me feel as if we were in another country. And we were: Chilmark. I wasn’t a prude, but sitting […]
My rich friends looked at our humble cabin and said no way. Our poor friends looked at it and said way cool! It was a non-judgemental time and it was a non-judgemental place.
Know what’s going on in town? Want to write about it? We’re looking for a new Chilmark town columnist. If you’re interested in the job, or trying out as a guest columnist, contact Jamie Stringfellow here.
This Sunday, March 30, is the day Mr. Morgan will celebrate the completion of ninety years on this earth. He has had a fascinating life of fishing, carving, raising children, participating in town affairs and more. Although I see his smiling face almost daily as he tools around with his bride Roberta, I look forward to the day when their Harbor Craft Shop is open…
12:57 pm marks the beginning of spring, the vernal equinox. Today, theoretically because snow and cold still can happen, brings us increasing daylight and temperatures, popping flowers, buds and green and the reawakening, returning and birth of fauna. Not to mention that we should see the return of a general happy buzz among us humans […]
The face of our community has yet another wrinkle due to the passing of a favorite. Louis Larsen has left our shores for a place with fair winds, following seas and swordfish breaching in every direction. We all have stories to share about “Big Louie.” Take a few minutes to jot them down — he […]
The town of Chilmark has refilled again after a much-needed February vacation. Things are essentially unchanged: the paperwork is still piled on the desk, the load of laundry still needs to be folded, the chicken coop needs a cleaning along with the fish tank and the hamster cage, yet all of this is just fine […]
Shh…it’s quiet around town. It’s school vacation week. It seems like nearly everyone has ventured somewhere. Many opted for warmth and a quick dose of Vitamin D. Others chose to take advantage of the snow and take to the slopes. Whether it’s Mexico, Jamaica, Ecuador, Belize, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Florida, California, Hawaii or some […]