• White-tailed deer in the white Chilmark woods.
    Timothy Johnson
  • A close look at eroding cliffs at Lucy Vincent.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Menemsha mainstay Chili Dog is aptly named during blizzard.
    Albert O. Fischer
  • FIshing shack in the snow.
    Albert O. Fischer
  • Sand meets water at Quansoo.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Traps waiting for fishermen in Menemsha.
    Albert O. Fischer
  • White Chilmark vista.
    Larry Glick
  • Misty sunset at Chilmark Pond.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Lisa Randall takes a beach walk with Layla and Finn.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Blue sky, wide open spaces on Middle Road in Chilmark.
    Timothy Johnson


Every morning, members of Coast Guard Station Menemsha head down to the West Dock, past the old fishing shacks on Basin Road, to begin their day’s work. The station’s 23 members hail from all over...
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...
On a mild afternoon, a few eiders bobbed up and down in the surf at Squibnocket Beach. Cars came and went from the town parking lot, which now juts out beyond the eroding shoreline on either side.


Augusta Dillon of Chilmark and Vineyard Haven has been named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at Simmons College.
Katrina Heilbroner of Chilmark and Rae Filley of Edgartown were named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at Northeastern University.
Emily Drazen and Peter Keene of Chilmark announce the birth of a son, Mischa Drazen Keene, born Nov. 10 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.


Charles H. Close, a longtime Chilmark summer resident, died at his home in Key West, Fla., on Jan. 22 after a brief illness. He was 79.
Virginia Cooper Davis of Hobe Sound, Fla., died peacefully surrounded by her family on Jan. 28. She was 90.