• Pull up a seat.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Winter light, Menemsha.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Lucy Vincent.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Alison L. Mead
  • Squibnocket stairs.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Coast Guard mascot Coco and a friend.
    Alison L. Mead
  • Alison L. Mead
  • Sunset, Lucy Vincent.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Menemsha sunset, seen from indoors.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Menemsha.
    Mark Lovewell

News

Lynn Murphy, a longtime Chilmark resident and salty Menemsha character who helped inspire the character Quint in Jaws, died at home Thursday morning.
Chilmark selectmen tackled a wide-ranging agenda, including issues related to immigration, moped safety, tiny houses, the search for a new police chief and Squibnocket Beach.
Selectmen in Oak Bluffs and Chilmark last night threw their full support behind a plan to add a second two-week shotgun season for deer in January next year.

Celebrations

Aly and Elisha Wiesner of Chilmark announce the birth of a son, Booker Zachary Wiesner, born Jan. 13 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Simon and Zoe Thompson of Chilmark happily announce the birth of a baby girl, Mae Louise Thompson, born Dec. 4.
Jessica and Michael Villa of Chilmark announce the birth of a daughter, Ivy Villa, born Nov. 4 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Margaret Whitton died peacefully at her home in Palm Beach on Dec. 4, surrounded by loving friends and her beloved husband of 23 years, Warren Spector.
Cecile Marie Patricia Lampl Mooney died on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 24. She was 98.