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Valerie Sonnenthal

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Chilmark: Pizza nights and Bananagrams

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Last week I celebrated my magical Medicare birthday with my family and enjoyed playing Photosynthesis, a board game I borrowed from our library. Now...

Chilmark: Artist Ed Schulman and Dot Day

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The big news from the Yard this week was learning that Chloe Jones will be moving to Salt Lake City, Utah, to become assistant...

Chilmark: Library of Things

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Oh September, so soon. School is back in session, and I hope all the new kids joining the Chilmark School community are having a...

Gardens of Love: Liz Ragone

Last week you may have read about Brad Tucker and Liz Ragone's new venture, Radio Farm. I was so excited when I visited, I...

Chilmark: Farmstands and softball

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The summer season at the Yard closed with Ephrat Asherie's fantastic company premiering a work that will soon be presented at NYC's Guggenheim Museum,...

Welcome to Radio Farm

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At first I didn't make the connection, seeing the Facebook invite to Radio Farm's open house, and when I arrived to check out what...

Chilmark: Revolution in Motion

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I could only get to the Ag Fair on the last day, and what a glorious day it was. I saw Peter Norris's Paw...

Chilmark: Music and dance

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I attended opening night of Built on Stilts, and was treated to an incredible hour of engaging, strong performances. Don't miss out on this...

Chilmark: Read beyond the beaten path

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It's the bounty of summer on all fronts, and hopefully a reprieve from the heat. Swimming is my happy place, and it took having...

Gardens of Love: Jennifer Bettencourt and Jason O’Donnell

When Jennifer Bettencourt and Jason O'Donnell bought their home in 2015 (just before they married) at the end of a road that used to...

Chilmark: Foraging, fiddling, garden drinks

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August, oh deer, they seem to be everywhere. Each time I leave my house, no matter what time of day, I've run into deer,...

Chilmark: The best new thing

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This week walking on Peaked Hill, I passed a 10-inch box turtle on two different walks, both chalking up the only times to cross...

Chilmark: Another perfect morning

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The Athearn cows are pasturing on Peaked Hill. They filled their water truck from our well, and I was delighted to find a bunch...

Chilmark: Maritime books and so much more

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I'm sorry to share that the Menemsha Deli has closed for the summer for medical reasons. Let's keep our fingers crossed someone else may...

Gardens of Love: Jannette Vanderhoop

A mutual friend, composer and author Dean Rosenthal, suggested I check out Jannette Vanderhoop's garden. Many people, myself included, have met Jannette through her...

Chilmark: Summer visitors

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With so many people returning home, and summer visitors, it's time to take things just a little slower on our roads; the walkers, dog...

Chilmark: Smell the wild roses

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It's that scentious time of year where you can't help stopping to smell the wild roses and honeysuckle, and drive with the windows down...

Chilmark: Summer officially begins

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Summer officially begins when the Chilmark Flea opens on Saturday, June 25, (and yes, I know it was official on June 21). The flea...

Chilmark: Markets open for the season

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Graduations are in the air. Congratulations to all the MVRHS graduates from Chilmark: Silas Abrams, Matthew Karlinksy, Adam Miller, Ingrid Moore, Barrett Oliver, Tristan...

Chilmark: Spectacular plant sales

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After many unhappy years, my rhododendron had the most spectacular blooms since the first year we moved to Chilmark — well, just one of...