• A friendly horse in West Tisbury.
    Timothy Johnson

News

The ambulance service which provides EMS to the three up-Island towns is undergoing a change in leadership. Tri-Town chief Paul (Zeke) Wilkins has stepped down following a period of medical leave,...
“I’m still searching for the perfect one line sentence to serve to people when they inevitably ask what my book is about,” poet, author and librarian Jennifer Tseng said a few weeks ago about her new...
With funding from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Polly Hill Arboretum plans to break ground in September on a $ 1 million educational center and botany lab.

Celebrations

Several Vineyard students have been named to the spring 2015 dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire.
Three students from Martha's Vineyard graduated this spring from Boston University.
Molly Fischer of Chilmark, a recent graduate from the women’s lacrosse team at Ithaca College earned All-Empire 8 Second Team for the 2015 season.

Obituaries

Carolyn White Spengler Esq. died on June 30 at her home in West Tisbury. She was 75.
Longtime Islander Dorothy R. Howell died of natural causes on June 8, 2015 in Encinitas, Calif. She was 98.