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July 19: Where the Wild Things Grow

July 19, 2018

Here in the Gazette office there has been much discussion about blueberry picking. One staffer, famous for his blueberry jam, even revealed one of his secret spots. Another claims to be removing 10 berries a day from one lonely bush, trying to keep ahead of the birds and the squirrels. We learned that the ripest […]

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July 12: Messing Around in Boats

July 12, 2018

“Is it so nice as all that?” asked the mole, shyly. “Nice? It’s the only thing,” said the Water Rat solemnly, as he leaned forward for his stroke. “Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing — absolutely nothing — half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” “Simply messing…about in boats—or […]

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July 5: To the Beach

July 5, 2018

Now that we’ve marched in the parade, watched the fireworks, and pretty much exhausted our wardrobe of red, white, and blue outfits (and exhausted ourselves), there’s nothing better to do in this languorous heat than to head to the beach. Grab the sunshine while you can; cooler, cloudier weather is headed our way this weekend. […]

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July 2: Let the Games Begin

July 2, 2018

The 4th of July falls smack dab in the middle of the week this year, which means we have an excuse for celebrating all week long. You’ll find us at the farmers’ and flea markets, on the beaches, and at all of our usual stomping grounds but we’re also taking full advantage of the activities, […]

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June 28: Welcome Back to the Vineyard

June 28, 2018

We drive people to the boat. We pick people up at the boat. We wait with cheers and signs when champions return to the island. We sometimes dress up in costumes when our favorite campers are coming back for the summer. We get choked up when our children and grandchildren arrive, waving from the deck of the Island Homelike there’s nothing […]

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Get Your Copy of the 2018 Island Guide

June 4, 2018

If you’re planning a Vineyard vacation, great news: The 2018 Martha’s Vineyard Island Guide, a brand new glossy publication from the Vineyard Gazette Media Group, has just been published. The 112-page Island Guide is a handy shortcut to all of the Island’s charms, offering a curated collection of top attractions, from hiking trails and farm […]

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