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Aquinnah: Library continues speaker series

Massachusetts COVID-19 cases are on the rise again. This is mostly due to parties among young people (two of which happened on the Cape),...

Aquinnah: Pearls of summer

Happy August, everyone! That’s right, the month every Islander dreads begins on Saturday. This year has been so crazy that who knows what August...

Aquinnah: Outdoor market and dining

Rest in peace to John Lewis and the Rev. C.T. Vivian, who both fought tirelessly against racism and oppression in America for decades. They...

Aquinnah: Summer takeout options

We have been blessed with some glorious summer weather of late. While our gardens need rain, nearly every day has been a beach day...

Aquinnah: Mindfulness at the beach

The physically distant Fourth of July parade was a success. It began on Moshup Trail and wound its way through town. Tom Murphy, one...

Aquinnah: Community spirit

Come one, come all! This Saturday, the Aquinnah Fourth of July Parade will gather on Moshup Trail (at Old South Road) at 9:30 am....

Aquinnah: Cheer a parade of floats

The Fourth of July parade in Aquinnah will be happening this year, although it will look a little different from years past. The parade...

Aquinnah: Community options for summer

There will be a Juneteenth celebration at the Aquinnah Circle this Friday, June 19, from 7 pm to sunset. There will be speakers, music,...

Aquinnah: Plan ahead to enjoy beaches

Saskia and David Vanderhoop organized a vigil and protest in honor of George Floyd this past Friday at the Cliffs. I am sorry I...

Aquinnah: Plans for area near Town Hall

It feels strange to be writing this from the peaceful confines of my kitchen while large parts of America are in tumult over years...

Aquinnah: More shops are open

The end of May finds Martha’s Vineyard cautiously reopening, and what feels like droves of people gathering outside. The weather this past Sunday was...

Aquinnah: Opening in phases

Happy Memorial Day everyone, we’ve made it this far! While this weekend promises to be different from years past, let’s all be grateful for...

Aquinnah: Community art project

Just to show you that this quarantine has turned my brain to mush and my sense of time has completely collapsed — in last...

Aquinnah: Safely keeping the light on

Filmmakers Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth, in collaboration with Pathways, on Thursday, May 7, at 8 pm will have an online launch celebration on...

Aquinnah: Relief comes in many forms

I have wonderful news; as of April 30, Salt Rock Chocolate is officially open. Salt Rock Chocolate is a company started by Ali and...

Aquinnah: Watch out for ticks, too

You know what stinks about Covid-19 on Martha’s Vineyard (aside from everything)? We still have to worry about ticks and Lyme disease. You’d think...

Aquinnah: On the hunt for Easter eggs

Thank you to Jamie Spears Vanderhoop who had the brilliant idea of organizing a “social distancing” egg hunt. The parents and kids of Aquinnah...

Aquinnah: Check in with friends

Since I am not seeing anyone in person right now, news of Aquinnah residents’ activities is scarce. I reached out to some people via...

Aquinnah: What’s everyone up to?

I have some good news this week: March is over. Since we have been at home way, way more than usual lately, my family...

Aquinnah: The rest of us should stay home

“The world needs a wash and a week's rest.”  –W.H. Auden It looks like some of us are going to get that in the...