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Gail Gardner

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Edgartown: Time flies

Here we are in mid-July. How did that happen? Time flies too quickly in these glorious summer days. The weather had been incredible. There’s...

Edgartown: Through a tourist’s eyes

Well, we certainly were a busy little Island last week, weren’t we? I suppose I’ve seen busier Fourth of July weeks, maybe back in...

Edgartown: Have a fun filled Fourth

Due to the Fourth of July holiday, our deadlines for news this week were early. My apologies if your news didn't make it in....

Edgartown: Crazy weather, crazy traffic

The Island is definitely winding up for summer, isn’t it? Crazy weather, crazy traffic, lots of unfamiliar faces, bikes, runners, and the dreaded mopeds...

Edgartown: Changing of the guard

I hope folks were able to enjoy Father’s Day this weekend. I went out and spent some time with Pop. Last week was so...

Edgartown: Endings bring new beginnings

I’m sitting down to write tonight after scrolling through so many pictures of the high school graduation today. What a beautiful day for the...

Edgartown: It’s wonderful to be home

The Edgartown eighth grade had a hugely successful and fun trip to Washington, D.C., last week. We took in museums, memorials, a play, and...

Edgartown: A bit of beach time

What a glorious weekend it has been thus far. Although I am, like everyone else that survives full-time life on M.V., crazy busy this...

Edgartown: Who will get the first swim of the year in?

Work was busy this past Friday night at Copper Wok. And there are lots of people roaming around the streets of our towns. It’s...

Edgartown: A little bit of magic

I’m beginning to lose my sense of humor. Between the ever-present rain, the chillier than normal temperatures, and the lasting discomfort following my shoulder...

Edgartown: Time to turn off the heat

Uncle! I surrender to Mother Nature. Enough rain already. We need sunshine and warmth. And based on the memes I’ve been seeing across social...

Edgartown: Paint the town Pink & Green

I think that I may not have been specific enough in my wishes for warmer temperatures and spring weather. This April certainly has brought...

Edgartown: Island awakens

I hope everyone had a wonderful Passover and Easter this weekend. The Island has been very busy with many visitors for school vacation, family...

Edgartown: Heavy hearts

Today our community laid Ted Morgan to rest in a warm and loving service at the Old Whaling Church. It was a tribute to...

Edgartown: Ted Morgan

Columns like today’s are a challenge to write. Much of my column was already written today, early for a change. But as I was...

Edgartown: Recycling quest

I started writing this week’s column in the car on the boat, returning from another successful dance competition weekend in Tewksbury. That one makes...

Edgartown: Warmer temps are coming

I have so much trouble dressing in the spring and fall. I’m freezing in the morning, roasting by midday, chilly in the late afternoon,...

Edgartown: Health, happiness, and sunshine

What a day we had on Saturday. Sunshine. Warm temperatures. Flowers blooming. Yup. I saw a yard full of purple crocuses while out for...

Edgartown: Rumors of pinkletinks

I love having an extra hour of daylight, but my brain is having trouble figuring out how it seems to get so late so...

Edgartown: Daffodil time

I have to admit, I’ve become a fan of vacations. We certainly didn’t go on vacation when I was growing up. Who did? Most...