There were no fireworks sparkling over the Edgartown Lighthouse this Fourth of July, no ocean of pastel-colored onlookers or parade of floats festooned with American flags. But there were private fireworks. There were plenty of flags. And there was a parade of traffic in the usual hot spots.
4:36 pm, July 6, 2020
Nibyan Peres and Jonathan Peres, of Oak Bluffs, announce the birth of a daughter, Amber Alves Peres.
3:44 pm, July 6, 2020
Suvarna Stallings and Joshua Stallings, of Vineyard Haven, announce the birth of a son, Noah David Stallings.
3:41 pm, July 6, 2020
Suelen Tavares Fernandes and Inacio Pinto Fernandes, of Chilmark, announce the birth of a son, Miguel Tavares Fernandes.
3:36 pm, July 6, 2020
Two of the Island’s four cinemas will soon be showing movies again, as the third phase of pandemic reopening begins. But many businesses are taking a more gradual approach.
2:43 pm, July 6, 2020
Traditionally our July Fourth service at Union Chapel is reserved for the topic of the state of the American democracy. This year is different.
1:49 pm, July 6, 2020
Retired Lieut. Col. Samuel (Sandy) H. Stevenson of West Tisbury died at his home on February 15. He was 83 years old.
1:38 pm, July 6, 2020
Roberta (Bobbie) Tilton, of Oak Bluffs, died on July 2, at the Rhode Island Hospital. She was 83.
12:49 pm, July 6, 2020
The Martha's Vineyard Mediation Program will operate fee-free for the rest of 2020, according to an announcement.
8:01 am, July 6, 2020