• Menemsha scene.
    Albert O. Fischer

News

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.
Living on the Vineyard provides a front-row seat to a panorama of the constantly changing environs. There are parts of the country where these differences are a bit less apparent.
Brian Cioffi of Chilmark took first place in the Rod and Gun Club’s Top Gun fall championship honors. Participants in the Nov. 30 competition shot in three categories — over the shoulder, bulls eye...

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...