• Moon rises behind the bandstand.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Enjoying an East Chop sunset together.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Annual Oak Bluffs fireworks show does not disappoint.
    Alison L. Mead
  • Seaview Avenue scene.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • The face of the newly-renovated Strand Theatre.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Sunrise over the Oak Bluffs fishing pier.
    Lindsey Morris Provost
  • Night lights off East chop.
    Mark Lovewell
  • David and Angel Matthews at Ocean Park wind festival.
    Tova Katzman
  • Misty morning off Iron Hill Road.
    Ray Mandra
  • Illumination Night beauty at the Camp Ground.
    Maria Thibodeau
  • Teeing up at Farm Neck.
    Timothy Johnson
  • All aboard the Skipper.
    Timothy Johnson


Oak Bluffs selectmen reversed a decision made two weeks earlier and voted unanimously to reject all bids to restore the failing North Bluff coastal bank and seawall after a protest from one of the...
Did you know the state fossil of Massachusetts is fossilized dinosaur tracks? Wait — did you even know that Massachusetts had a state fossil? National Fossil Day is coming up, so consider that new...
Work is almost done on a $819,000 overhaul project at Niantic Park. Beginning Wednesday, hundreds of volunteers will take part in a five-day build to complete a separate, privately-funded children's...


Caitlin Eileen Lopata and Nicholas Stephen Laga, both of Chicago, Ill., will marry on Saturday, October 3 in Edgartown.
Laura and Dan Martino of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Adriana Marie Martino, born on Sept. 8 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Angelina and Eric Godbout of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Charlie Krum Godbout, born on July 25 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.


Madhuri Patel Lassiter died peacefully on Sept. 18 at her residence in West Orange, N.J. She was 80.
Maritza Bretton–Sands, whose Vineyard history spanned the 1960s until the present, died on Sept. 28 of a heart attack while on vacation in Cancun, Mexico. She was 65.