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A fondness for Fenway

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For Christmas this year, my family gave me a ticket to see the Winter Classic, a hockey game being held at Fenway Park between...

What Are You Watching? ‘Chronicle’

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars I have been watching “Chronicle” news magazine on WCVB-TV Boston for about 40 years now. And what’s amazing is...

A little spice, a lot of nice

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Several months ago, when the news came out that an Indian restaurant would be opening on the Island, I couldn’t be more excited. Bombay...

Making the most of the boat

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Last summer I was waiting in line in Woods Hole to get on the Island Home, headed for Vineyard Haven. And I couldn’t help...

Deb Dolliver: ‘Someone you can count on’

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Each year around the holiday season we run a section on people doing volunteer work in the community, and I often give Laurel Redington,...

King of the courts

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We recently moved to Oak Bluffs, just a block away from Niantic Park, where the basketball and tennis courts are located. And close enough...

Showing some love for the tub

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Recently there have been a flurry of posts about the old Islander steamship on the social media Facebook site Islanders Talk. Apparently there was...

The ‘Real Deal’

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One sunny and fragrant day last spring, Jemima James and I sat out on her back porch in West Tisbury as she talked about...

What Are You Watching? ‘Julia’

After having seen “Julie and Julia,” the Oscar-nominated film starring Meryl Streep, and a raft of documentaries about Julia Child, I watched “Julia,” an...

Morse Code operator in the Korean War

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Stephen Nichols, a crossing guard in Tisbury, shares what it was like to be a Morse code operator for the U.S. Army.   I was born...

The Bluefish Dance

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“The Bluefish Dance” is excerpted from a collection of stories I wrote in the early 90s under the title, “Washashore, scenes from the life...

MV loses in overtime

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You knew it was going to be a tight game. The Vineyarders lost to Nantucket 4-1 at home earlier in the year, and beat the...

Sit. Stay. Fly like a bird!

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I was recently interviewing Chip Coblyn about his work with the Substance Abuse Disorder Coalition and he mentioned in passing that his wife Pam...

What Are You Watching?

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“Fishing With John” and “Painting with John” I’m shamelessly addicted to “Fishing with John” and “Painting with John,” two TV series written, produced, and starring...

Better call Kahl

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Andrew Kahl is 34 years old, making him a millennial. And when you look at the characteristics ascribed to millennials, one thing that stands...

No man is an Island

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Updated: 1/21 Capt. Bob Douglas has navigated a life with little precedent. His tall ships, the Shenandoah and the Alabama, have become the signature pieces...

Lynne Whiting: ‘If you can’t give money, give time’

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When it comes to volunteering, Lynne Whiting of West Tisbury takes a heuristic approach, where one thing seems to just lead to another, although...

Meet the Tankards

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In some respects, we’re all family on the Vineyard. We’re a diverse group, often fiercely independent, but united by the fact that we’ve chosen...

Battling cancer

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Jeff Whipple is in his 70s, but up until a few years ago he hadn’t been to the doctor since the eighth grade. Whipple...

The Vineyard Beat: The Seventies

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Updated Nov. 9, 12:31 pm For the second part in our series of music on the Vineyard, we’d like to talk about the Seventies, a...