Tag Archives: Ben Ramsey

So Long, Tent

For background info, see “Land Grab” (Aug. 17, 2011) and “What’s Up with the M.V. Times?,” published earlier today. Much ado has been made about the little structure that Ben Ramsey and Nisa Counter built on their land in Chilmark. … Continue reading

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What’s Up with the M.V. Times?

For the background to this post, see “Land Grab,” Aug. 17, 2011. The story in today’s Martha’s Vineyard Times, posted to the paper’s website yesterday and dated Aug. 24, opens with this sentence: “Massachusetts Land Court Associate Justice Alexander H. … Continue reading

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Land Grab

When I launched From the Seasonally Occupied Territories earlier this summer, I hoped that it might eventually become a vehicle for telling other people’s stories as well as my own. On Monday a story fell into my lap. It’s a … Continue reading

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