Volunteer firefighters quelled a fierce fire in the wee hours Sunday morning that completely destroyed an unoccupied home in Chilmark.
The up-Island school committee heard updates this week on school re-opening and bringing the entire student body back to the building.
Chilmark selectmen voted Tuesday to approve new regulations for the upcoming scallop and oyster seasons, while keeping a close eye on toxic blue-green algae growth in coastal ponds.
Aretha Taylor and Jonathan Romano, of Chilmark, announce the birth of a daughter, Vivian Marie Romano, born on Sept. 24 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Vivian weighed 9 pounds, 13 ounces at birth.
Indaia Whitcombe and Sebastian Hiatt, of Chilmark, announce the birth of a daughter, Josephine Rae Whitcombe.
Jenna and Cody Coutinho, of Chilmark, announce the birth of a son, Henry Otto Zechner Coutinho.
William Dean Holtham died at his home in Kingfield, Me., on Sept. 10. He was 71.
Frank S. Yeomans of Chilmark died of natural causes on Sept. 2. He was 80.