News

On Monday the stars aligned for a juvenile gray seal with a considerable amount of commercial fishing net wrapped around its neck and three natural resources officers called to its rescue.
With the dredging of Menemsha Channel still unfinished after two years, the Army Corps of Engineers has terminated its contract with J-Way Inc. of Avon, Ohio.
A group of Aquinnah residents who want to bring the original lens from the Gay Head Light home to Aquinnah brought their case before the town selectmen this week.

Celebrations

Amera Ignacio and Todd Vanderhoop of Aquinah announce the birth of a son, Reed Sa Qunuch Vanderhoop, born March 7 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Meg and Jay Bodnar of Aquinnah announce the birth of a daughter, Ryan Mae Bodnar, born Nov. 22 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Nerissa and Daniel Marshall of Aquinnah announce the birth of a son, Gino Daniel Marshall, born Oct. 2 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Steven George Roth of Aquinnah died on Oct. 27 at home with his wife by his side. He was 67.
Theodore (Ted) G. Leslie Jr. of Aquinnah died May 26 at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He was 63.