• Blues and reds at Owen Park.
    Timothy Johnson

News

The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse winds up December’s Monday night at the movies with the classic 1972 The Poseidon Adventure.
With all six Island towns in a revaluation year for property assessments, tax rates have been slow to arrive this year. Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, and Tisbury all saw increases in total valuation.
An extensive plan to upgrade and resurface the 6.5-mile stretch of road that spans three towns has the backing of the joint transportation committee and funding from the state.

Celebrations

Diana Braillard and Andrew Braillard of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Cooper George Braillard, born on Dec. 11 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Simone Barbosa and Elieter Barbosa of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Henrique G. A. Barbosa, born on Dec. 4 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Patricia Veiga and Josue Veiga of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Victoria Pardinho Veiga, born on Nov. 26 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Mark Richard Hanschka of Sunriver and Portland, Ore., died on June 1 following a brief illness. He was 80. In his youth, he was a frequent summer visitor to East Chop, and maintained a lifelong...
Janice M. (Mosher) Rippcondi of Cumming, Ga., died peacefully the evening of Nov. 25 at home with her husband Emil (Ripp) Rippcondi, daughter Frances and son Robert at her side. She was 79.