Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run. —John Keats

Travel Alert

The Steamship Authority has announced that some ferry trips between Oak Bluffs and Woods Hole are being diverted to the port of Vineyard Haven. For more information visit

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials plan to meet with Martha’s Vineyard Airport management and airport commissioners next week to discuss the status of the airport’s master plan project, a planning exercise more than two years behind schedule.