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Aquinnah: Little Bird music program

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Kudos to all the people who helped with the migrants who were flown to Martha’s Vineyard unannounced and dropped at Martha’s Vineyard Community Services....

Aquinnah: Focus group and senior transportation

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The Aquinnah Wampanoag Powwow did not disappoint. While Saturday was remarkably warm, people came in droves to celebrate. There were many familiar faces among...

Aquinnah: Sassafras Earth Education on PBS

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The first day of school on the Island was this past Tuesday. Clyde Smith, who turned 18 last week, is a senior. Laina Benoit,...

Aquinnah: Climate Action Plan

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Happy Sept. 1, everyone. Take a big inhale, now let it out. Now do that 100 more times, and you might be able to...

Aquinnah: Duo concert debut

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That was a wonderful fair this past weekend. I hope everyone was able to attend and enjoy the amazing local food, including Deon’s, Goldie’s...

Aquinnah: Candidate forum

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It’s the height of all summer, Illumination Night, the fireworks, and the fair. Or, as I like to call it, the week every child...

Aquinnah: Summer Speaker Series

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August has settled over us just as hot, humid, and dry as July but with more people. The best escape is the beach, which,...

Aquinnah: Dawnland film screenings

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Finally, rain. So needed, so welcome. On Monday, August 8, the Aquinnah Cultural Center, in association with the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, will present “Dawnland...

Aquinnah: Capture the magic

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Summer is moving right along; sometimes it feels as if it is moving too fast. But there are moments where you can capture the...

Aquinnah: A special day

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Aquinnah is really showing up this summer. The 15th annual Native Artisans Festival and Public Safety Day were this past Saturday, and both were...

Aquinnah: Thank you, everyone!

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The Fourth of July in Aquinnah was delightful; thanks to everyone who participated in planning and executing the parade and the picnic that followed....

Aquinnah: Come celebrate the fruits of summer

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Happy official summer season, everyone! The Island seemed incredibly busy through June, so I am curious (meaning scared) to see what July will bring....

Aquinnah: Music and food

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I don’t know about you, but after the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade and the deaths of so many people by guns...

Aquinnah: Get ready, everyone

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Get ready, everyone, July starts next week. Last week, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that it selected Aquinnah and Chilmark as one of...

Aquinnah: Summer kickoff barbeque

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Pride weekend was a lot of fun. I saw pictures of the parade in Oak Bluffs and the Drag Brunch at the Oyster Bar,...

Aquinnah: Summer kickoff barbeque

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If you have not been yet, you must check out the Sunday dinners that Juli and her crew at the Orange Peel Bakery are...

Aquinnah: Thank you and good luck to all

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Congratulations to Jamie Vanderhoop, who is our new town treasurer. I know she will do a fabulous job, and it will be nice to...

Aquinnah: Shops opening for business

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Have you been to the Gayhead Store at the Cliffs? It opened this past weekend, and it’s run by the Smalley family. They have...

Aquinnah: Why does the winter drag on?

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Memorial Day is just around the corner, but you wouldn’t know from the perpetual wind tunnel we are living in these days. I didn’t...

Aquinnah: I was reminded why I live here

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I know that I complain a fair amount about the quiet winters here, and especially the winter weather. Usually at some point in April,...