• Water department looks like it belongs in a fairy tale.
    Timothy Johnson
  • It's beginning to look like winter on Telegraph Hill.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Snow starts to dust Cottage City.
    Mark Lovewell
  • The Wesley Hotel shines in a winter wonderland.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Snow makes interesting patterns on brick sidewalk.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Taking a walk on Circuit avenue.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Photographer brings his own light to East Chop.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Tradewinds, empty.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Closed for the season, Steamship Authority terminal in the snow.
    Mark Lovewell
  • A gingerbread house offers a spot of color on a gray day.
    Timothy Johnson

News

With a recent cold snap ending a period of unseasonably mild weather, dozens of scup have washed up dead on the shores of Lagoon Pond.
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission has prepared a $1.42 million budget showing an increase of less than one per cent over last year.
The MVC is racing to apply for a major federal grant to fund the installation of permeable reactive barriers, a strategy never before used on the Vineyard.

Celebrations

Aidan Huntington of West Tisbury and Russell Shapiro of Oak Bluffs were named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at Tufts University.
Michael Frederick Hill and Mercedes Giambattista, both of Oak Bluffs, were named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at the University of Rhode Island.
Abigail and Ryan Dillon of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Dash Winter Dillon, born Jan. 22 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Donald Edward Turnell of Lewes, Del., formerly of Oak Bluffs, died on Monday, Jan. 11 after a short battle with leukemia. He was 69.
The lifelong resident of Oak Bluffs died peacefully on Jan. 26. A funeral mass will be held Thursday in Vineyard Haven.