• A baby osprey found in Chappaquiddick poses with naturalist Gus Ben David, who is caring for the chick until it can be released.
    Mark Lovewell

News

The private equity industry visionary who became one of Wall Street’s biggest critics, quiet philanthropist, family man, nimble third baseman on the Chilmark softball field and owner of the Vineyard...
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...
Edgartown selectmen Monday voted unanimously to transfer ownership of the town’s historic Carnegie Library building to the Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust, which plans to transform the building...

Celebrations

Several Vineyard students were named to the spring 2015 dean's list at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Amy Fligor of Edgartown has been named to the spring 2015 dean’s list at the University of Delaware.
Samantha White Billings of Oak Bluffs, Erin Marie Gosson of Edgartown, and Michael Frederick Hill of Oak Bluffs, were named to the spring 2015 dean’s list at the University of Rhode Island.

Obituaries

Varian Hentz Cassat died peacefully on July 21, surrounded by family at her residence in Weston. She was 89 years old.
Varian Cassat, formerly of Chappaquiddick and Vineyard Haven, died peacefully on Tuesday, July 21 surrounded by her family. She was 89.