A few years ago, I checked the voicemail on my cell phone and heard the following message start like this: Hi Chris, it’s Ken. I am out here in the...
As soon as the ground can be worked, goes the adage for planting certain early season crops. This past winter was as cold as any in recent years,...
Empty classrooms are strange places: silent rows of desks and artwork that once looked so pristine and was a source of pride now faded and lifeless...
It might not be obvious, but right from the start in 1950, the Steamship Authority has followed fairly clear lines of thought when it comes to naming...
I am told that multiflora roses are invasive and that it was all a mistake when the first of them were planted in the 1950s or 1960s to border up-...
Near the end of the school year my son had a field trip to the Boston Museum of Science. As I drove him to the ferry I put on some traveling music,...
Having lived for 35 years downwind of the Indian Point (IP) nuclear station on the shores of the Hudson River in New York, and teaching physical...
Watch Nelson and Jeff Bryant fishing on the North Shore of the Vineyard. Video by Paul Karasik.
Curtis Jones died June 22 at the age of 97. The Gazette published a profile of him in November 2005; it appears again here.

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