The prominent Edgartown businessman, conservationist, raconteur and longtime Vineyard power player who was sometimes a lightning rod for controversy, died Tuesday morning at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. at the Harbor View Hotel.
Students gathered Monday morning in the high school performing arts center for the 18th Linguini Bridge Contest. Freshman Graham Lewis was the winner with a bridge named Bridget that supported 1,170 pounds.
Edgartown selectmen agreed Monday to traffic and parking restrictions to accommodate ongoing construction on the new town library at the entrance to town, and also on the privately-owned Warren House in the heart of town.
The poet and novelist whose grace, elegance and remarkable longevity spanned more than a century of life, died at her home overlooking Stonewall Pond on Friday afternoon, surrounded by her family. She published her 11th book three years ago at age 104.