• Boards ready.
    Alison L. Mead
  • High surf at Squibnocket Monday brought out surfers.
    Alison L. Mead
  • Empty beach, wide-open ocean.
    Alison L. Mead
  • Squibnocket was the place to be on the last day of summer.
    Alison L. Mead
  • Free surfing lessons offered Saturday as part of Martha's Vineyard Film Festival event
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Enjoying the water on a sunny Saturday at Squibnocket.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Surfers of all ages came out to Squibnocket Saturday for surfing event.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Goal of the day: catch those waves.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Brock Callen takes advantage of perfect kiteboarding conditions Monday at Quansoo.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Brock Callen hits a wave while kiteboarding at Quansoo.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Twists and turns in the surf at Quansoo.
    Timothy Johnson

News

In a time of flux for Vineyard public schools, a race is underway to determine the makeup of the Up-Island Regional School Committee. Six candidates are competing for five spots on the committee,...
Four months after its first meeting, the committee on Squibnocket has shifted gears and is evaluating various proposals and considerations collected from the public. \
If the draft budget is approved, taxpayers in West Tisbury, Aquinnah and Chilmark will pay $841,000 more for school costs. Assessments would increase the most in West Tisbury. The issue of whether to...

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

Beatrice (Beach) Phillipps Bennett died peacefully in her sleep on Sept. 17 at her home in Chilmark. She was surrounded by family and friends, including her husband Bill and daughter Bella.
Richard C. (Dick) Brigham Jr. of Brookline, formerly of Fall River, died on Sept. 19. He was 89.