News

Faced with a large deficit in school funding in West Tisbury, up-Island school committee members agreed to cut $166,000 from the district budget at a somber meeting Monday. The committee meets again...
After more than two years of planning, the Gay Head Light relocation project got under way early this week — and then encountered a new hurdle with the discovery of soil contaminated by lead....
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Minnesingers enjoyed a successful concert tour to southern Spain.

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...