• Rose and a stone wall: classic Chilmark summer scene.
    Timothy Johnson

News

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates headlines a sold-out public discussion Friday that explores the idea of a post-racial America. The discussion kicks off the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival, which runs...
Nothing can stop Roberta Morgan. Not even her husband Jimmy, who has suggested that she might want to pull the car over. It’s early July, early morning and the Morgans are driving down-Island for...
Without any federal or state permits, the Unicorn is likely nearing the end of her long residency in Menemsha harbor. Capt. Greg Mayhew recently sold his groundfish permit — the last on the Vineyard...

Celebrations

Several Vineyard students were named to the spring 2015 dean's list at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Susan and William Shanok of New York city and Chilmark are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah W. Shanok, to John Henry Kitchens.
Katherine Anne Smith of Chilmark was named to the spring 2015 dean’s list at Simmons College in Boston.

Obituaries

Emma (Pat) Pratt Chesley died on Saturday, May 30 at Bolingreen Health and Rehabilitation Center in Macon, Ga. She was 96.
Bette (Flanders) Carroll died on Friday, May 29 at her home in Chilmark after a brief illness. She was 92.