News

Last week marked the arrival of winter flounder in Menemsha Pond, and the end (for now) of a tumultuous dredging project that began in 2015.
A West Tisbury committee has recommended changes in the way costs are shared among the three towns in the up-Island regional school district.
Amid growing concern about Lyme disease, selectmen in Edgartown, Aquinnah and West Tisbury this week agreed to join the call for adding another two-week deer hunt next January.

Celebrations

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.
Jamie and Durwood Vanderhoop of Aquinnah announce the birth of a son, Matahquhs Leonard Spears Vanderhoop, born Dec. 8 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.