• The sun sets on frozen Menemsha Harbor.
    Katie Carroll

News

It's time say farewell. For 59 years, the Vineyard has been a second home.
A 16-foot sail is last thing you might expect to see on an Island pond in the depths of a frozen February. Across the Vineyard, boats have been hauled, waiting for spring. Ice has taken over. But...
The Vineyard’s first offshore blue mussel farm has a new owner with a long-term vision for the local fishing industry. Stanley Larsen, owner of Menemsha Fish Market, recently took over a shellfish...

Celebrations

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lincoln Shugrue of Katama are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hillary Greene Shugrue, to Daniel Paquette.
Zoe Pechter Thompson and Simon Thompson of Chilmark announce the birth of a daughter, Nell Marjorie Thompson, born on Jan. 13 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Augusta Dillon of Vineyard Haven and Chilmark was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2014 semester at Simmons College.

Obituaries

Mary Fischer died peacefully in her sleep on Monday, Feb. 9, at the Falmouth Hospital following a brief stay. She was 66.
Bruce Slater of Chilmark died in Boston on Jan. 27 after an illness. He was 81.