John A. (Wes) Wesley Jr. of Edgartown, beloved husband and best friend of Mary Beth Hlivak-Wesley, died peacefully on Friday, June 12.
Chilmark is ready to celebrate! Happy holiday to all and may the sand be in your shoes and not on your hot dogs! The crowds have been gathering all week and the students who were only recently released from school are enjoying their freedom. The activities are mostly outdoors and even the showers that seem always in our future aren’t discouraging the good times from being planned. Cheers to us all!
Edgartown’s newest full-time police officers are ready for duty just in time for the department’s busiest day of the year, when the town fills up for the Fourth of July parade and fireworks. Zachary Townes and Curtis Chandler were sworn in Monday.
Five Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School students will be traveling to El Salvador this summer as part of a U.S. State Department exchange program.
Liam Smith of Edgartown has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.
Northern long-eared bats need help. If you see bats on the Vineyard, you are invited to complete a BiodiversityWorks survey about Island bats.
Behind the rockets’ red glare, there is plenty to see Saturday night overhead.
Well we had a rain and windstorm on Sunday. We lost power for three hours and all the morning boats were cancelled, but by noontime we were back on track and preparing for a busy week. Welcome to the summer season and all the excitement it brings along with it. June brought us a few days of needed rain, but a fire was needed several evenings earlier this month to take the chill out of the house.
Though the traditional gift is a pearl, for Net Result’s 30th anniversary just come in and buy some oysters. The popular Vineyard Haven fish market, owned by Louie and Beth Larsen, turns 30 on July 4, a date that the Larsens promise was circumstantial.

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