The rain makes running pools in the gutter The rain plays a little sleep song on our roof at night And I love the rain. —Langston Hughes
The Aquinnah selectmen voted to hire International Chimney to relocate the lighthouse. The Buffalo, N.Y., company was the sole bidder and is already known on the Island, where it moved the Schifter home on Chappaquiddick last summer

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Calendar of Events

April 17, 2014

  • 9:00 am
    Open Printmaking Studio with Nick Thayer, 9 a.m. to noon, Featherstone Center for the Arts. $10 per hour.
  • 10:00 am
    Writers Group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the conference room of the Oak Bluffs Library.
  • 10:00 am
    Beginning Drawing with Nancy Blank, 10 a.m. to noon, Featherstone Center for the Arts. $35.
  • 10:30 am
    Book Babies, 10:30 a.m., Oak Bluffs library. Storytime and open play for babies ages 3 to 18 months.
  • 10:30 am
    Story Hour for ages three to five is at 10:30 a.m. at the Edgartown library. Call 508-627-4221.
Bright and early one morning I drove down to the courthouse in Edgartown and walked through the doorway under those inscribed words that smack of a Marx Brothers routine: County of Dukes County...