The poet and novelist whose grace, elegance and remarkable longevity spanned more than a century of life, died at her home overlooking Stonewall Pond in Chilmark on Friday afternoon, surrounded by her family. She had published her 11th book three years ago at the age of 104.
A search committee has recommended four finalists for the post of executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission. The commission plans to interview the finalists and vote on a new director in two weeks.
The state agency that oversees airports is casting doubt on the official makeup of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission, following a vote by the Dukes County Commission early this month to replace incumbents with new members.
Edgartown can prohibit resident Barbara Boch from landing a helicopter on her lawn, according to a court ruling in a long-running dispute between the widow of car dealership owner Ernie Boch and the town.
The Hon. H. Gregory Williams has had a career path that led him from herpetology to English major to 10 years as the first justice in the Edgartown district court. He retired on Friday at the age of 65.