Bill Edison, longtime self-appointed commissioner of Chilmark Sunday softball, has stepped down. A ceremony was held Sunday at Flanders Field.
During the month of August The Trustees of Reservations on a day to day and tide by tide basis have had to close off Norton Point to traffic “going by the beach” between Chappy and town for short periods of time. Ocean waves occasionally washed over the narrow part of the beach during the higher of the high tides.
Fortunata P. (Nata) Metell, 90, died on Tuesday, August 25, at her home on Aidylberg Way in Oak Bluffs. She was 90.
Mary Louise Vancour died on Monday, August 24 at her home in Edgartown surrounded by her family. She was 64.
The Tisbury Firefighters Association’s annual car show is rolling out of Tisbury to park at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School in Oak Bluffs this year. The show will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6.
The state police bomb squad was called to Chappaquiddick after the discovery of two World War II practice bombs, later determined to be inert, on a remote barrier beach at Cape Pogue.
I am so done with the heat. I can’t wait for the nice crisp air of fall and be able to dress comfortably and be able to sleep at night with the blankets on. But they say that the humidity will be breaking soon and that will make the heat more bearable.
Well, the fair is but a memory as most all of the carnival units returned to the mainland by Wednesday. We have had excellent weather with a light touch of rain. There were several end of the season parties last weekend and a few more are planned over the holiday weekend. If you have to go downtown you will immediately notice the drop in the volume of automobile traffic and you might even find a parking place without much difficulty.
We’ve got a brilliant full moon, the Sailor’s Moon, outshining everything in the night this weekend except headlights and streetlights.

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