Home Authors Posts by Molly Purves

Molly Purves

475 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Aquinnah: Fabulous block party

Thank you to the Taylors for a fabulous block party this past weekend. As always it was fun, surprising (you never know who you...

Aquinnah: Porch pizza

The Aquinnah Shop was bustling on its opening weekend. They were of course busy on Saturday, with the weather being so nice, and Sunday...

Aquinnah: Open for business

Aquinnah is officially open for business, everyone. The stores are open at the Cliffs (check out the cute canvas bags they have at On...

Aquinnah: Cliffs coming to life

My son and I had a great time helping the tribe’s Natural Resources Department plant seagrass on Lobsterville Beach this past Sunday. There were...

Aquinnah: Angie Waldron

Our community has just lost a great woman: Angie Waldron passed away on April 13. You may know her from the library, or perhaps...

Aquinnah: Plastic Free for all

Congratulations to the children of the West Tisbury School who are a part of Plastic Free MV. With their hard work, knowledge, and commitment,...

Aquinnah: Cultural Center “fun raiser”

The Aquinnah Cultural Center hosted a wonderful “fun raiser” at the Town Hall last Friday. Christina Hook cooked up an amazing supper of venison...

Aquinnah: The hunt is off

I got a startling message this week: Elise LeBovit will not be holding the annual Easter Egg hunt at the Duck Inn. She did...

Aquinnah: Shuttle up-Island

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival was a great time this past weekend. Lots of good movies, many of which had ties to the Vineyard....

Aquinnah: Love and strength

My heart goes out to the two families on the Island who lost their babies these past weeks. The moment my son was born,...

Aquinnah: Happy halfway through March

Happy halfway through March, everyone! That means spring is just two and a half months away. I know the official start of spring is...

Aquinnah: Jack’s Shack

I hope everyone had a good February break, whether you were away or home on staycation. My family and I were away in Puerto...

Aquinnah: Vacation

Forgive me for the short column this week, but I’m on vacation. Yes, that’s right, I have finally joined the ranks of Vineyarders who...

Aquinnah: We are everywhere

I’m not sure if this happens to you, but whenever I travel off-Island, I run into someone from Martha’s Vineyard. Once I was in...

Aquinnah: The completion of a family

Last Friday the “Sauer 6” hosted a party at the old Town Hall, celebrating the adoption finalization of their two daughters, Jaleah and Luz....

Aquinnah: Sometimes a game is just a game

While I am so delighted that the Patriots won the Super Bowl, and that Tom Brady (and the rest of the team) has broken...

Aquinnah: The best weekend

This past weekend was one of the best I’ve had on the Vineyard in a long time. It’s got to be one of the...

Aquinnah: Blues Blizzard

Welcome home to Jim Wallen, who flew to Majorca after Thanksgiving. From there he joined Seaquell, a 108-foot sloop captained by his son Zachary....

Aquinnah: Right whales

I know things may seem bleak right now; it’s the beginning of January in Aquinnah, and that means we won’t see spring until June....

Aquinnah: Holiday magic

Happy New Year one and all. I hope the holidays were kind to everyone and that life has slowed to its less hectic post-holiday...