On Sunday, Sept. 7, Linda Fairstein texted all her friends: "What did you do this weekend? We got married!" Ms. Fairstein and Michael Goldberg had eloped at their home in Chilmark. The two have been friends for 45 years.
Jeff LaMarche and Becca Hamilton, both captains on the Chappaquiddick ferry, were married on the deck of the On Time II under a sky of pale blue at 1400 hours on Saturday afternoon. The ferry was dressed for the occasion in festive signal flags.
Laura Bintzer and Sam Hines will marry on Sept. 20 in Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz, Spain. Both Sam and Laura’s families have homes in Katama, and they grew up spending summers right around the corner from each other.
Mr. James Brown and Mrs. Deborah Brown of Oak Bluffs, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Abigail, to Jared Stobie, son of Ms. Tania Tilton of Edgartown, and Mr. Timothy Stobie of Tisbury.
By many accounts the wedding business is booming on the Vineyard this year, with caterers, hotels and inns, florists and others who work in this growing cottage industry reporting they are busier than ever.