Beach Road Weekend Arrives and Announces 2022 Lineup
Next summer’s Beach Road Weekend lineup will be headlined by Beck, Wilco, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, the Avett Brothers, Aoife O’Donovan, Billy Strings and Khruangbin.
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Nantucket to Vineyard Swim Proves Too Difficult Once Again
About three quarters of the way through his swim from Nantucket to the Vineyard, Doug McConnell had to pull out. While battling unexpected high waves he injured his shoulder.
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Nantucket to Vineyard Swim Gets Underway
At 7:59 this morning, Doug McConnell set off from Nantucket to Martha’s Vineyard, looking to complete the long distance swim he just barely failed to finish in 2019. The swim is a fundraiser for ALS research.
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From Bystander to Action, for Podcast Host Eric Adams Change Matters
Shed host Eric Adams shapes each discussion through the lens of his profession, working with couples and people suffering from addiction issues. He likens racism to a social illness.
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Swimmer Will Make Second Try for Nantucket-to-Vineyard Feat
Since Doug McConnell began doing long swims in 2011 he has only failed to complete two — a 17-hour swim between two Hawaiian islands, and a swim from Nantucket to Martha’s Vineyard attempted in August 2019. He hopes to turn defeat into victory this month.
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Go Fourth in Your Own Way
If the Fourth of July arrives and there are no Edgartown fireworks or parade will it really count? Of course it will.
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Boys Tennis Wins Dramatic South Sectional Semifinal Match; Finals Today
The undefeated boys tennis team takes on undefeated Dover Sherborn in the finals today of the division three south sectional tournament. Match begins at 1:30 p.m. at the regional high school courts.
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Following the Way of the Fierce Bison
I received an email recently that began: “I found the fierce bison underpants.”
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Are You My Momma? Barn Owlets Get a Second Chance
Each spring, Gus Ben David makes sure he has a large group of hens in various stage of motherhood. He’s not doing this because he loves chicken eggs and baby chicks, though. He’s maintaining a roster of foster moms.
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For Phyllis Meras, Ink in the Veins Keeps the Spirit Young
Phyllis Meras turned 90 on May 10, and along with her official title as contributing editor at the Gazette, she holds the unofficial title of oldest living employee at the paper.
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