News

Facing an unexpected budget shortfall, Aquinnah town leaders will call a special town meeting early next month to decide how to balance the budget. Town officials have discovered a $101,564 deficit.
With all six Island towns in a revaluation year for property assessments, tax rates have been slow to arrive this year. Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, and Tisbury all saw increases in total valuation.
Following the early closure of the scalloping season in Aquinnah, town officials and shellfish biologists are trying to understand the unexpected decline in the number of adult scallops this year....

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...