Heath Hen Day Keeps Memory Alive

The tale of the heath hen is a Vineyard story.

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Going to the Mat to Bring Wrestling Back

It’s been more than 40 years since anyone has laced up wrestling shoes at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School. But Coach Jerry Kadien is working hard to bring the program back.

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Running Again But Not Sure Where to

I am running again. Not far or fast or carrying bricks in my hands to build up my arms like I did as a teenager.

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Quiet Island Keeps Humming Along

It is January and some say that's when the doors shut and the winter tumbleweeds roll in.

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First Vineyard Baby of the New Year Is a Sunny Delight

Sol Cove Fischer Turner was born on New Year’s Day at home in Edgartown to parents Lila Fischer and Nic Turner.

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Ring in the New, Celebrate the Old

To say goodbye to 2022, there are ample ways to celebrate New Year's Eve on the Island.

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Flying the Coop, One After the Other

Legend has it my daughter’s first word was shoe. Pickle is 14 years old now, a freshman in high school, and the days of first words are a bit foggy and sometimes I can’t separate fact from fiction.

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Trying to Keep it Cool at College Drop Off

I am a crier and yet I don't cry when I drop my son off at college.

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Union Chapel Organ Recital

On Monday at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs Alcee Chriss 3rd takes his seat at the organ.

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David McCullough, Chronicler of the American Experience, Dies at 89

David McCullough, a towering force in American literature and biography, winner of the President’s Medal of Freedom, two Pulitzer Prizes and two National Book Awards, died on August 7.

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