Town Columns

Oak Bluffs

Well, it looked like an almost impossible task, but the crews building the sidewalks and resurfacing the roadways downtown have finished, and what a great job they did.

Tisbury

Congratulations to Emily Laursen and Dominick Biocchi, who were married on Saturday afternoon.

Aquinnah

I'm getting a little disturbed by all the gossip around here; I mean I have heard so much gossip the past week and I can't use any of it in my column.

West Tisbury

What perfect days we have had lately.

Oak Bluffs

The entranceway to the town is now almost complete.

Aquinnah

The Aquinnah Shop is open for breakfast and lunch.

Edgartown

What a beautiful weekend we just had.

West Tisbury

There was quite a crowd attending Beth Toomey's retirement party at the Ag Hall last Saturday night.

Chilmark

As I write, Sarah and Ali Flanders sit on the ferry bound for home.

Oak Bluffs

Thank you to everyone who extended so many positive comments regarding my Mother's Day column last week.

Aquinnah

The Chilmark Store is open, the Chilmark Store is open! We don't have to drive half an hour to get milk, or toilet paper, or sugar, or the Sunday Times, and it's all just ten minutes away.

Tisbury

Every day we see more of our summer friends returning.

Edgartown

It's been a busy couple of weekends, back and forth to Boston and New York.

West Tisbury

Parents, grandparents, and children filled the field at Sunday's Easter egg hunt at the firehouse across from us.

Chilmark

It certainly feels like spring is here.

Oak Bluffs

Easter Sunday could not have been better if it had been designed by a script writer.

Tisbury

Someone suggested that the Island has not enjoyed a proper spring for several years.

Aquinnah

Well, the egg hunt at the Duck Inn was a huge success.

West Tisbury

Three mildish days last week and everyone I know is up to their eyeballs in seed catalogues and garden plans. Green tips of daffodils are pushing just above the ground in a sunny spot...

Tisbury

If you didn't vote, I don't want to hear about it. Certainly no one could claim ignorance. We were bombarded with phone calls and commercials. One woman said she received recorded phone calls from...