News

The dredging of the Menemsha channel isn’t the first Army Corps project to suffer from delays since the federal government approved more than $50 billion in recovery aid after Hurricane Sandy.
A diverse group of Aquinnah residents gathered in the Old Town Hall last week to envision a future for the Island’s farthest outpost. It was the first of two visioning sessions planned for this...
A major project to dredge Menemsha channel has hit a snag, missing a Jan. 31 deadline for completion and raising ire among Aquinnah officials over damage at the West Basin. Work cannot begin again...

Celebrations

Jamie and Durwood Vanderhoop of Aquinnah announce the birth of a son, Matahquhs Leonard Spears Vanderhoop, born Dec. 8 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Vanessa M. Matthews and Daniel T. Keegan announce the birth of a daughter, Lucinda Rose Jean Keegan, born on July 26 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Several Vineyard students were named to the spring 2015 dean's list at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Obituaries

Frank Herman Durgin, a longtime Aquinnah seasonal visitor, died Jan. 13. He was 89.
The editor, author, former Time-Life foreign correspondent and longtime Aquinnah and Chilmark seasonal resident, died Dec. 21 in Beaverkill, N.Y.