News

The up-Island regional school district may need to amend its budget after voters in West Tisbury rejected the town’s first tax override in 10 years Thursday.
At 10:33 a.m. Thursday, the automated double-cannon beacon installed in the Gay Head Light in 1989 stopped spinning and the iconic red-and-white signal went out. A temporary beacon has been installed...
Following a period of financial confusion, the Aquinnah selectmen this week accepted the resignations of the town accountant and treasurer. Kimberly Brown, who was hired last year, submitted her...

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

Charles Joseph Rutkowski Jr. of Norton died unexpectedly on April 7 at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth. He was 34 years old.
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...