Our foliage is reaching peak color, leaves are beginning to fall rapidly and you can hear Roger Williams singing Autumn Leaves in a distance. Scarecrows and pumpkins dot the landscape these days in all parts of town.
5:48 pm, October 19, 2016
With great sadness our community learned of the death of Brian Murdoch, who died unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, Oct. 16. He had only been pastor of our Grace Episcopal Church on the Island for two years. He certainly packed those two years. He was passionate about people, a friend to all, and available in any time of need.
5:36 pm, October 19, 2016
Although the first federal census was taken in 1790, over 100 years after Martha’s Vineyard was discovered, Oak Bluffs was a part of Edgartown so we don’t know how many people lived here.
5:27 pm, October 19, 2016
There are a lot of smiles this week as the sun is shining and it is warm. I enjoy the cool weather myself and was ready for long sleeves and jeans and I am sure it is still on the way. Until then enjoy.
5:15 pm, October 19, 2016
Joyce (Hirshovitz) Brigish died on Oct. 13 at home in West Tisbury, after a heroic 10-month battle with malignant mesothelioma.
5:07 pm, October 19, 2016
The Chappy ferry is now operating on the winter schedule, which means that the ferry runs continuously from 6:45 a.m. to 8 p.m., then 9 to 10 p.m. and then 11 to 11:15 p.m.
5:03 pm, October 19, 2016
Chilmark was a busy place under the remarkable full harvest moon and with the accompanying high tides...the annual fishing derby came to an exciting close on Saturday evening with the awards on Sunday.
4:35 pm, October 19, 2016
Lucille A. (Simpson) Gross died unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, Oct. 18 at her home in Edgartown. She was 71.
4:33 pm, October 19, 2016
No dragging will be allowed in Lake Tashmoo for the scallop season this year.
4:15 pm, October 19, 2016