• A horseshoe crab perched on a rock at Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary.
    Timothy Johnson

News

Over the past seven months, voters in four Island towns have approved funding for a major expansion of the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District transfer station. The $2.5 million project is expected to...
What follows is a reminder about rules of the road for animals.
Board members reached agreement on a revised $10.3 million budget by trimming hours and shifting positions for several employees, and eliminating an education support professional in West Tisbury....

Celebrations

Amanda and Richard Saltzberg of West Tisbury announce the birth of a daughter, Electra Mirabai Saltzberg, born on May 23.
Caitlin Sylva of West Tisbury has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s spring 2015 President’s List for academic excellence.
Penny and Gavin Franklin of West Tisbury announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Lynn Franklin, to Dr. David Christopher Traficante, son of Eileen and the late Dr. Louis J. Traficante of...

Obituaries

Eleanore Jane (Schmidt) Rodegast died on April 10 in Fairhaven. She was 94.
Fred Scott of Edgartown died of natural causes on May 11 in Phoenix, Ariz. He was 56.