Friends and relatives of the late Peggy Freydberg gathered in the Chilmark Community Center Sunday to celebrate her life, and the launching of a new collection of her poetry: Poems from the Pond: 107 Years of Words and Wisdom; The Writings of Peggy Freydberg.
Aquinnah and Chilmark selectmen are taking steps to reestablish the town line that runs through Menemsha Pond. Ice floes this winter wiped out four pilings in the pond, including two that marked the town line.
The embattled Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission met briefly this week to elect new officers and set a short-term agenda which includes a review of financial affairs at the Island’s only commercial airport.
During the Memorial Day ceremony at Oak Grove Cemetery, speaker Paul J. Brawley, a commander in the United States Navy Reserve, noted the words of General Douglas MacArthur: “The soldier above all other people prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.”
The crowds came out to the Agriculturall Hall in West Tisbury for the Friends of Family Planning art show, the organization's largest fundraiser of the year. Over 90 local artists contributed work, donating a large portion of any profits to the organization.