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Carly Simon and Ken Burns take us out to the ballgame

Who missed Major League Baseball’s opening day yesterday? We know we can't go to a game right now, but we can watch Ken Burns'...

Have Faith: Hold on

This virus has turned things upside down. I still have to figure out how to pick up two of my son's medications that weren't...

Nonprofits not exempt from coronavirus

With the stock market taking a nosedive, and the federal government still working on how to help American families, there's one group that will...

Have Faith: Spirituality and addiction

For anyone dealing with addiction, whether it is their own or that of a friend or family member, relying on some kind of faith...

Food Minded Fellow podcasts highlight Island’s food ecosystem

You may have heard of the Food Minded Fellow, Gavin Smith; now you can listen to him in his latest venture, a podcast. A...

Have Faith: Lent is here, time to take stock

Every year when Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten season for Christians, I wonder what to write. It’s a struggle, because what...

Writers Read helps writers find their voice

Island writers meet in groups in living rooms and at libraries in winter, on the porch at another writer's house or outside in the...

Have Faith: Loosen, empty, push

The Rev. Hyuk Seonwoo became the new pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church in the middle of the mad summer season. Before long, he...

Have faith: Life lessons

Every once in awhile, God gives me a little nudge in one direction or another. It started this time with an email from Betsy...

Peter Boak will pass the podium

Music director Peter Boak is retiring after 25 years at the helm of the Island Community Chorus. He let the chorus know at rehearsal...

Have Faith: Remembering Dr. King

I was driving with my friend Nancy the other day, and we were catching up on what we'd been up to when she said...

Veggie-centric comfort casserole

I was feeling homesick for Central New York over the weekend, so I pulled out my old copy of Molly Katzen’s “The New Moosewood...

‘A Beautiful Place to Die’ screens this weekend

The movie version of author Philip Craig's “A Beautiful Place to Die,” the first in his 22-book Vineyard mystery series, will air on the...

Christmas quiche

Every year I ask myself two questions: Why do I only make deviled eggs at Thanksgiving? and Why do I only make quiche at...

Have Faith: New year, new hope

When I was a kid, we celebrated the new year with dancing and partying. I can’t remember the last time I did that, probably...

Karen Tewhey: ‘I could’ve been that person needing a hand’

Karen Tewhey, associate commissioner for homeless prevention in Dukes County, has worked with vulnerable populations most of her adult life; much of her career...

The year in music

Last January we sat down with freelancer writer and musician Sean Della Croce while she was taking a break from her Nashville life. It...

Striking a chord

I've been a fan of Tristan Israel's music since I first heard him play at a Chilmark Potluck Jam a half-dozen years ago. He...

Have Faith: An Island Christmas

One of my favorite things about this time of year is all the Christmas music — favorite carols, and other offerings that are more...

Sketching a life

When artist Thiago Cinelli, 33, first made his way to the Island from Mantena, a small town in southeastern Brazil, his friends and family...