Young Nancy and James Rogers looked out the window Saturday morning and saw a parachute hanging in a tree, with a small package suspended at the end...
The question was: Do you believe in Santa Claus?
Barry Clifford leaned back in his chair and smiled; the delicious, self-satisfied smile of a fellow who figures he’s found a fortune in buried...
There used to be a bunch of pilots at Cuttyhunk, another bunch at Lambert’s Cove and still another bunch at West Chop and Vineyard Haven.
From the Nov. 27, 1925 edition of the Vineyard Gazette:
Cool, frosty mornings bring most people from their beds with an appetite for breakfast, particularly those who spend their days in the open air.
More times than men like to admit, it is the women who get things started, and so it was with the Vineyard Haven Public Library.
Indeed election night for ballot counters is an event.
From the November 3, 1933 edition of the Vineyard Gazette:
The Island is not entirely without its fragmentary record of oddities, tragic, humorous, or criminal in character.
With fall half gone, or winter halfway alongside, take your pick, it looks as if the luck of the lobster fleet is just catching up.
The story of her long life begins before that war, and there is a touch of mystery and interesting tradition in the very beginning.