• Menemsha scene.
    Albert O. Fischer

News

A recommendation for restoring the area around Squibnocket Beach was well received at a public meeting Thursday. The light-spirited gathering at the Chilmark Community Center stood in sharp contrast...
With the need for affordable housing on the Vineyard still acute, selectman Warren Doty has proposed a five-year initiative to provide 10 more homesites in his town.
I lasted six months without a truck. Now I have two. One of them seems fit for travel off the Island. The other does not.

Celebrations

Alexander Samson Outman and Shana May Yam were married at Captain Flanders House on Sunday, August 24, with family and friends surrounded by the clear blue sky, horses, hills and serenity.
Katherine Anne Smith of Chilmark was named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at Simmons College in Boston.
Beatrice Whiting and Patrick Ruel of Chilmark announce the birth of a son, Asa Allen Ruel, born on July 10 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Margery Hartman Oakes, a longtime seasonal Chilmark resident, died peacefully at her New York home overlooking Central Park on Nov. 20. She was 98.
Herbert Francis Slater of Menemsha, died peacefully on Nov. 21, 2014 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a brief illness. He was 87. Herb was the beloved husband of Jane Neumann Slater...