Ila Briggs and Peter Halby were married in Vineyard Haven on Sept. 8.

The Rev. Ross Lilley, a close friend, performed the ceremony.

The bride’s parents, Mary Vivian and Kirk Briggs, live in Vineyard Haven where the bride was raised.

The bridegroom’s mother, Susan Halby, lives in Concord and is a summer resident of Vineyard Haven. The bridegroom’s father, Christian Halby and his wife, Susan Schaefer, divide their timebetween Waylandand Chilmark.

The newly wed couple lives in Brookline. The bride is an occupational therapist at Perkins School for the Blind. Thebridegroom works for AccesSport America, a nonprofit organization that provides opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in high-challenge sports. The two met on the Vineyard during the summer of 2000, and continue to sh are a deep connection and love of the Island.