Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein

Mark and Meredith write the Names column for The Boston Globe.


Obama may be returning to Chilmark

U.S. President Barack Obama rides alongside his daughter Malia during their family vacation on Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts in this August 23, 2011 file photo. Both Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are likely to spend little of the summer in their vacation homes as the two campaigns strategize to shape their candidate's image. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)


It appears the president may once more be staying in Chilmark during the first family’s annual summer sojourn on Martha’s Vineyard.