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Valerie Sonnenthal

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Chilmark: Gray-day blahs

If you missed the Yard's supercharged offering of Victor Quijada's company Rubberband last week, you better get tickets for the return of Cuba's brilliant...

Chilmark: Finding that perfect balance

Winds, rain, fog and sun, cold and warm, well at least I know what day of the week it is, and have given up...

Chilmark: Do you have a Chilmark Chocolates story to share?

Congratulations to Chilmark Coffee on their 10th anniversary; we can all raise a cup to that, especially come March and the film festival. There's...

Chilmark Chocolates: One

I may not have known you as long as somebut my heart melted in my mouthfirst time we met at the little house of...

Chilmark: Drop goodies at Coast Guard Menemsha

Happy New Year! I hope everyone has been enjoying the holidays however you celebrate. A friend wrote down one good thing that happened each...

Chilmark: Final days of the library books sale

For my son's 24th birthday this month, I took him to see David Byrne's “American Utopia,” and was reminded about Reasons to be Cheerful,...

Chilmark: The end of an era

Today marks the end of an era with the closing of Chilmark Chocolates, an outpost of yummy tidings in the off-season especially. We thank...

Chilmark: Trees, lights, and decorations

A dead body washing up in Menemsha reminds me sadly of my N.Y. Post days, how making headlines was a way to let off...

Chilmark: It’s easy to see Black Dog wear

I was walking my dogs on Bleecker Street in NYC the night before Thanksgiving when I noticed a woman walking down the street wearing...

Chilmark : Happy Thanksgiving, one and all

Happy Thanksgiving, one and all. I enjoy this holiday (think food), and am thankful for my small family and friends. I have celebrated Thanksgiving...

Chilmark: Lunch at the OMI

Good food news is the Outermost Inn is serving an affordable lunch on Thursday through Saturday from 11 am to 3 pm, there's takeout...

From the Berkshires to Beetlebung

It was almost a year ago when Beetlebung Farm was sold, leaving everyone wondering what would happen next. As I recently wrote in my...

Chilmark: Ducks like to eat pumpkins too.

Some of you may be wondering if the Food Truck is returning to Menemsha this season; sadly, no. Menemsha Deli is open for lunch...

Chilmark: Spread the word

By now you may have heard about Salt Rock Chocolate Co.'s Kickstarter campaign to raise the $12,000 they needed to create a commercial kitchen....

Chilmark: Don’t miss all the fun

Happy Halloween. Don't miss all the fun at the Chilmark Volunteer Firefighters Association Halloween Party on Thursday, Oct. 31, at 5:30 pm at the...

Chilmark: Congrats to Grey Barn Farm

Storms wreaking havoc two weeks in a row is enough, or let's hope so. It's dark when I'm driving home at 7 pm after...

Gardens of Love: Carol Collins and Janet Woodcock

Carol Collins and Janet Woodcock live in Vineyard Haven. They have had a garden there since they moved to the Island full-time in 1995,...

Chilmark: A change of plans

I was supposed to take my car in last Friday, pick up my dog’s heart meds, which somehow did not get mailed, and then...

Chilmark: End-of-season in Menemsha

Don't miss the end-of-season bargains in Menemsha through Monday, Oct. 14. Don't forget that last soft ice cream at the Galley by 3 pm...

Chilmark: Always happy to return home

I'm always happy to return home, and got back last week from my Tibetan adventure after almost three days of travel, and have been...