• All is quiet in the fields off Indian Hill Road.
    Max Skjöldebrand
  • Ice House Pond lives up to its name.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Stop at Alley's for a shovel or some hot coffee.
    Albert O. Fischer
  • Blizzard leaves unique snowballs, called snow rollers, in field of Fisher farm.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Sun sets over Long Point waves.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Congregational Church framed by first blizzard of the year.
    Albert O. Fischer
  • Lambert's Cove dune shines in the winter sun.
    Mark Lovewell
  • First snow on Nip 'n' Tuck Farm.
    Albert O. Fischer
  • Up-Island Auto open during snowstorm.
    Larry Glick
  • In the heart of the storm.
    Albert O. Fischer

News

Longstanding efforts to widen a historic herring run and improve circulation in James Pond are gaining momentum. The 50-acre pond is tucked along the north shore of West Tisbury.
The Dukes County Commission at its meeting Wednesday interviewed five candidates for two openings on the Martha’s Vineyard airport commission.
A revised plan for Manaquayak Preserve in West Tisbury highlights the sometimes tricky role of the land bank in managing ecologically sensitive properties.

Celebrations

Alyssa Adler of West Tisbury has been named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at Elon University.
Aidan Huntington of West Tisbury and Russell Shapiro of Oak Bluffs were named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at Tufts University.
Elizabeth Bermudes of West Tisbury was named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at Furman University.

Obituaries

Dr. Thomas R. Goethals Jr. died Jan. 31 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 95 and a longtime resident of West Tisbury.
Dorothy Mello died on Jan. 21 as she had lived, with extraordinary strength, dignity and family by her side. She was 90.