• Summer haying begins.
    Albert O. Fischer
  • Waves roll along at Squibnocket.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Bubbling brook.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Black cherry and a bumblee.
    Alison L. Mead
  • On the lookout for a tiny pair of shoes.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Capturing the sun on the solstice.
    Peter Simon
  • Look out for catbirds on Middle Road.
    Albert O. Fischer
  • American goldfinch.
    Alison L. Mead
  • Sunset over Menemsha Hills.
    Larry Glick

News

With hundreds of trees around the Island tagged for removal by Eversource Energy, the Chilmark selectmen have taken steps to prevent any unnecessary tree cutting in their town.
Nashaquitsa Pond has become a laboratory for eelgrass restoration, although poor water quality and other factors appear to be keeping the aquatic species from re-establishing.
As she neared 40, Kara Taylor decided to document her 40 years with 40 flowers. The exhibit, 40 Flowers, opens with a reception on Sunday, July 24, at 5 p.m. at the Kara Taylor Gallery in Chilmark.

Celebrations

Gabriela Herman and Tyson Evans of Chilmark and Brooklyn announce the birth of a daughter, Emilia Herman Evans, born June 30.
Nathaniel Nashamoies Landon Peters and Barbara Jane Sloan were married on June 4 at the Blessed Sacrament Church in Stowe, Vt.
Katherine Anne Smith of Chilmark and Augusta Rose Dillon of Vineyard Haven were named to the spring 2016 dean’s list at Simmons College.

Obituaries

On Sunday July 17, a memorial service will be held honoring the life and contributions that Lillian Kellman made to the Island and its many cultural organizations.
Judy Feiffer died peacefully at her home in New York city on June 27. She was 87.