• Four pumpkins; three deer: a pastoral fall scene in Chilmark.
    Alison L. Mead

News

Last week, I started reading the recently published book, This Changes Everything, by Naomi Klein. What an informative, disturbing eye-opener it is!
Citing a clear demand for affordable housing in their town, the Chilmark selectmen are discussing making more town land available for homesites.
Town leaders are now discussing the possibility of acquiring land for a new parking lot in several locations. The final recommendation will address the need for parking, beach access, and access 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

Herbert F. Slater of Menemsha died on Nov. 21 at Massachusetts General Hospital. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 11 a.m. at Abel’s Hill Cemetery in Chilmark, followed by a...
Elmore (Bud) Davey Mayhew of Chilmark died on Nov. 7 at Massachusetts General Hospital. There will be a visitation at Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home on Tuesday evening, Nov. 11, from 5 to 7 p...