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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...

Aquinnah: Ready to retreat

Happy New Year, one and all. New Year’s Day is the last holiday of the Thanksgiving, Christmas/Hanukkah, New Year’s trifecta, which can be restorative...

Aquinnah: “Carl’s Wishing Tree” is up once again

Pam Glavin has once again put up “Carl’s Wishing Tree” at Carl Widdis’ graveside in the Aquinnah cemetery. In honor of Carl’s generous spirit,...

Aquinnah: No Grinches allowed

The Aquinnah Artisans Holiday Sale that was held over the weekend was so delightful. Gabriella Camilleri, our town clerk, organized it, and there were...

Aquinnah: Breaking bread

I know the winter is supposed to be the quiet time on the Island, but the up- Island folk are really upping their game...

Aquinnah: Blaze orange

If you are thinking of going for a walk in the woods, think twice, as shotgun season started this past Monday. If you are...

Aquinnah: Open studios

Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate it. And to those who don’t, I support you in your choice. For myself, I’m looking forward to...

Aquinnah: Busy as ever

Why is it that it’s November and I’m still really busy? Nothing seems like it’s slowing down at all. I mean aside from the...

Aquinnah: Afterschool club

Something really terrible happened in Aquinnah last week. Juli Vanderhoop was robbed of $6,000. Someone came into her home when she was not there...

Aquinnah: Prayer service, Pathways, and a party

In light of the horrific domestic terrorism that happened this past week, including 11 people killed at a synagogue and two black people killed...

Aquinnah: Vote early

Early voting has begun! Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6, but you can vote now. That’s right, now. Go to the Aquinnah Town Hall...

Aquinnah: Cranberry Day

Please remember that Election Day is nearing. In our town we have the luxury of early voting (so you can avoid the crowds). Early...

Aquinnah: Congrats on the Gay Head 10K

If you’re wondering what that sound in Aquinnah is, it’s the profound silence that comes when people who have been working their tails...

Aquinnah: What’s open, or not

It's not too late to sign up for the Gay Head 10K, happening this Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Aquinnah Circle. The race starts...

Aquinnah: Closing up-Island

The Gay Head 10K is just around the corner; if you plan on running it, make sure you register at runsignup.com. There is a...