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Aquinnah: Have you heard?

Have you heard? All the libraries on the Island are now fine-free! They are experimenting with a no-fine policy. Look under your kids’ beds,...

Aquinnah: Thank you, June Manning

Have you ever noticed that June Manning is everywhere? If ever I go to an event that needs volunteers, June is probably one of...

Aquinnah: You have options

You would think that because the holidays are over, it would mellow out around here, but that is not proving to be the case....

Aquinnah: Happy ‘Done with the Holidays Day’

Happy New Year one and all and happy “Done with the Holidays Day” for all who celebrate it. Are you not familiar with this...

Aquinnah: Farewell Chilmark Chocolates

I have been in denial about this for a long time (pretty much most of the year) but Chilmark Chocolates has closed for good....

Aquinnah: Carl Widdis’s tree

Pam Glavin called me the other day, and told me that she is putting up Carl’s tree again this year. This is a tradition...

Aquinnah: The Aquinnah Artisans Fair

The Aquinnah Artisans Fair held this past weekend was wonderful. There were so many talented artists there from Aquinnah, and other parts of the...

Aquinnah: Outermost Inn

OK, everyone, we all have one more month to go to the Outermost Inn for lunch and/or Sunday brunch. As of now, the plan...

Aquinnah: I do not know what the answer to this is

Happy Thanksgiving, one and all. I recognize this is a holiday that for some in our community is not cause for celebration, and that...

Aquinnah: Climate resilience workshop

The Aquinnah Community Resilience Building Workshop was this past Saturday, and it was informative and inspiring. The event was facilitated by the Martha’s Vineyard...

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,...