• Sunflowers at the Farm Institute.
    Timothy Johnson
  • South Beach wave.
    Ray Ewing
  • Skimmers at Norton Point.
    Dick Jennings
  • Pink sky over Edgartown Harbor.
    Tim DeWitt
  • A summer scene at the Reading Room.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Stained glass windows let in the summer breeze at St. Andrews.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Sweetened Water farm on a summer day.
    Timothy Johnson

News

Katama Bay oyster farms will remain closed for another week following additional confirmed cases of Vibrio illness tied to the area, a state Department of Marine Fisheries official said Tuesday...
Landscaping mogul Michael Donaroma has planted roots in Vineyard Haven in a lease agreement with Matt Tobin at Eden Market. Both men have been in the garden business for decades.
The state police bomb squad was called to Chappaquiddick after the discovery of two World War II practice bombs, later determined to be inert, on a remote barrier beach at Cape Pogue.

Celebrations

Dragana and Peter Davis of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Olivia Zora Davis, born August 28 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Lucinda Perregil of Edgartown and Madeline Scott of Vineyard Haven were named to the spring 2015 dean’s list at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Collette Jordan and Tyler Vunk of Edgartown were named to the spring 2015 dean’s list at the University of New England.

Obituaries

A celebration of the life of Shirley Merry Schrade will be held on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 1:00 p.m. at the Federated Church on South Summer street in Edgartown.
Eleanor (Ellie) Smith Southworth died at her home in Darien, Conn. on August 28. She was 49.