• Crossland Landscape gets to work on Ocean Park Christmas display.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Sun rises behind East Chop Light.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Stormy Veterans Day scene.
    Alison L. Mead
  • Moorings out of use for the season at East Chop Yacht Club.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Firefighters gather for funeral of retired Capt. Donald Billings.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Lights are on.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Sun sets behind Oak Bluffs.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Sun rises over the Ocean Park bandstand.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Seawall cairn at sunrise.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Steve Myrick
  • A Halloween crowd gathered in front of Gordon Ponte's mobile haunted house.
    Mark Lovewell


Following a trend of looking for innovative sustainable ways to make a living from the ocean, the Island’s newest crop has been quietly planted in the water off Eastville Beach.
Welcome once again to the Oak Bluffs Tree Lighting, the annual green light for all things Christmas to begin in earnest.
A long-simmering dispute over bay scallop fishing in Oak Bluffs has erupted in physical confrontation, theft, and vandalism over the past month. Police are investigating all three incidents.


Heather Yvonne Solá and David Solá of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Anastasia Maria Solá, born on Nov. 13 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Tara Moore and Kevin Peters of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Hunter Earl Peters, born on Nov. 5 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Kristina E. Finley and Nicholas Teixeira of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Isabelle Avery Teixeira, who was born Oct. 29 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.


Eva Borglund Gallant died in Ayer on Sept. 24 at the age of 85 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. 
William Erskine Gallant Jr. died at his home in Charleston, S.C. on Nov. 12. at the age of 89.