My father in law Bernie Cournoyer died two weeks ago. A few days before his death, he asked about his garden, wished us well and shook hands...
Beacons of History They stand tall and straight on the horizon, an enduring symbol of the Island’s long and rich maritime history. Viewed...
Anglers and Their Fish By Red Smith, Pulitzer Prize-winning sports columnist for the New York Times and a Chilmark seasonal visitor for...
Still On Time The Chappaquiddick Ferry, that tidy, profitable and often forgotten enterprise which plies the tideswept entrance to the...
Lenny Jason
As I knew Lenny Jason he was a working man’s man, a man of strong opinions which he aired freely to anyone who would listen. He always had...
CHILDREN LEFT BEHIND Editors, Vineyard Gazette: Is the Island’s special needs education program in need of special attention? Our...
map of Edgartown
Here is a sobering fact: we live on an Island and the sea is rising. The consensus among coastal scientists is that our children or...
Vineyard summer, with all its last-minute social scramble, is over, and I’m back in New York. I decide it is finally, finally time, after 25...
Double Dip The ice cream cone is soon to become an endangered species on the Vineyard after a long, hot, delicious summer. From Columbus...

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