News

Just under half a million dollars was awarded last week to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) through an annual grant for affordable housing.
Marking the end of a year-long process involving state, federal and local authorities, the town of Aquinnah officially took ownership of the Gay Head Light on Friday. The transfer clears the way for...
The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank broke its own record for fees last week, collecting more than $1 million in a single five-day period. Several large property sales contributed to the windfall,...

Celebrations

Loving cats Burrito, Rorschach and Henry are very pleased to announce the wedding of their favorite humans, Patrick White and Michelle O’Malley, on Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Gay Head Lighthouse.
Tiara Lee and Anthony Hall of Aquinnah announce the birth of a daughter, Heaven Lee Hall, born on August 1 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Grace Randolph and Phil Gover of Aquinnah announce the birth of a daughter, Katama Lauren Gover, born on June 18 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Walter Eugene Delaney died on August 26 with his daughter Gayle by his side. He had moved from his beautiful Aquinnah home overlooking Vineyard Sound in June, while being escorted out of town by the...
Bernice Dourmashkin died on May 27 at the home of her daughter, Barbara Case, while holding her hand. She was beloved and admired by all who knew her for her love of life, her generosity, her...