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Aquinnah: Kudos to all the creative Vineyarders

I’m not sure whether to blame Vineyard Haven for postponing Halloween, thereby creating a situation where we got to trick-or-treat twice, (a joy for...

Aquinnah: Don’t eat too much candy

Happy Halloween, my friends. If there are any last-minute add-ons to the town trick-or-treat list, let me know. Don’t eat too much candy, and...

Aquinnah: Trick or treat?

Calling all ghosts and goblins. Halloween is next Thursday and while Aquinnah does not have the frenzied scene that Vineyard Haven has, we still...

Aquinnah: Head to the Cliffs

Happy Indigenous People’s Day, everyone! In honor of the day, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum hosted a series of events featuring indigenous people, including...

Aquinnah: Indigenous Peoples’ Day Weekend

The Gay Head 10K was this past Sunday, and it could not have been a more perfect day for the runners. The day was...

Aquinnah: It’s time to start thinking about Halloween

The Gay Head 10K is this Sunday at 10:30 am. In keeping with tradition, I will not be running, but I will be at...

Aquinnah: A blue marble flag

Hey everyone! You must go to this link, comedywildlifephoto.com, and vote for our own Lisa Vanderhoop, whose photo is in the Comedy Wildlife Photo...

Aquinnah: Dancing and celebrating.

I hope everyone made it to the phenomenal Powwow this weekend. On Saturday, due to the threat of hurricane, it was moved to the...

Aquinnah: Things like reading

As I write this, Hurricane Dorian is pummeling the Bahamas and moving slowly towards Florida. There is no accurate prediction of what we will...

Aquinnah: Go ahead, you’ve earned it.

And just like that, it’s Labor Day weekend. Many of our summer friends have gone, or are leaving this weekend. (Goodbye Rachel, Mike, Amy,...

Aquinnah: I didn’t make it to everything

Last week was quite a week. Illumination Night, the fireworks, the fair, and everything in between, including some amazing films presented by the M.V....

Aquinnah: The crowning piece of the evening

The Aquinnah Cultural Center hosted its annual fundraiser last Wednesday at the Cliffs and it could not have been better. There was food and...

Aquinnah: Everyone is doing well

Congratulations to Sophia Welch and Kyle Colter! Their daughter was born this past Saturday morning; she was unnamed at the time of writing, which...

Aquinnah: Outstanding commitment

Congratulations to Mary Beth Grady and Allison Burger of Chilmark Chocolates. They have been awarded the Martha’s Vineyard Medal by the Martha’s Vineyard Museum...

Aquinnah: A standout event

The Native Artisans Festival, sponsored by the Aquinnah Cultural Center, was really something this past weekend. I think it was the best one yet....

Aquinnah: Something for everyone

Thank you to Gabbi Camilleri for organizing the Aquinnah Artisans Fair that was held this past Saturday at the Old Town Hall. There were...

Aquinnah: Artisans Fair is coming up

The annual South Road Children’s Fourth of July parade was a success (as usual). There were all of our town fire and rescue crew...

Aquinnah: The big news

The big news in Aquinnah this week is that Caroline Kennedy has put the 340 acres of land originally purchased by her mother up...

Aquinnah: Aquinnah is pretty great

And now it is officially summer. My inbox is jammed with notices of events that sound wonderful and that I would love to attend,...

Aquinnah: School is out

School is out! Summer is here, and the weather is almost consistently springlike. I’m sure it will be hot enough to go in the...