The following are the three winning essays in the annual Della Hardman writing contest for high school students.
The following two essays were written in Nancy Aronie’s Writing From the Heart workshop by two women attending Camp Jabberwocky.
I’ve noticed that Island shops carry greeting cards for retirement. Most of the messages inside simply read “Congratulations!” So, I’m thinking of...
Chilmark values are exemplified by many things — from the Menemsha sailing races that are open to all boats of any type, to the softball games that...
Our post-industrial world is now experiencing one of history’s greatest technological revolutions. Renewable energy is plunging in price, and the...
Perhaps a slight rise in property taxes on Chilmark residents might be a preferable method to raise funds rather than bleeding our finest up-Island...
The following letter was sent to Cape and Islands Rep. Timothy Madden. The small bridge channel into Sengekontacket Pond, Oak Bluffs, Martha’s...
The following letter was sent to Oak Bluffs police chief Erik Blake. My husband and I wish to commend the four officers of your department who were...
Infrequently, I listen to network television and feel I’m watching Cliff Notes — a dumbed-down version of something poignant. Instead, I choose to...

Pages