Ross and Ashley MacPherson proudly announce the birth of their first child, Austin MacPherson. He was born on June 6 at South Shore Hospital. Austin weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20.25 inches long at birth.

Ross MacPherson was born and raised in Vineyard Haven, as was his family for generations. Austin’s grandparents are Elizabeth Honey MacPherson of Vineyard Haven, and David and Barbara Stach of Milford, Conn.