• Horses graze on a foggy May morning at Bittersweet Farm.
    Alison L. Mead

News

A group of writers recently landed on Martha’s Vineyard to commit the remainder of May to honing their craft. Nine writers will live together and work on their poems, novels and other writing...
The Edgartown planning board has begun gathering information and suggestions in the latest attempt to solve, or at least improve the traffic snarl created in the village by cars headed to...
One day after his appointment as Edgartown police chief, David Rossi was already in full stride. On his first morning in the corner office, he had updated the department’s post office information,...

Celebrations

Tatiara Hauch and Armando Ribeiro of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Alexia Hauch Ribeiro, born on May 18 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Alexia weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces at birth.
Brooke and Brian Ditchfield of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Owen James Ditchfield, born on May 15 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Jennifer and Tim Klein of Edgartown announced the birth of a daughter, Dylan Paige Klein, born on April 29 at 12:22 a.m. at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Burton Fleming M.D. of Chestnut Hill, Pa. and a part-time resident of Edgartown for 25 years, died on May 11.
A memorial service for Robert H. Jackson of Katama will be held on Saturday, May 30, at 2 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church.