• Cow, MIddle Road.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Beach day at Squibnocket.
    Albert O. Fischer
  • Menemsha Pond.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Menemsha fishing boat.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Dreaming in a field full of daisies.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • Furry toes in the sand at Lucy Vincent.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Peering inside a Menemsha window.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Day's end at Menemsha Texaco.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • Foamy Philbin Beach.
    LIsa Vanderhoop
  • Waves roll along at Lucy Vincent.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Oxen at rest.
    Timothy Johnson
Bracing for a possibly bustling Memorial Day weekend, Chilmark selectmen have taken steps to deter crowds from gathering in Menemsha.
American flags dot the landscape at all the cemeteries around the Island. But Memorial Day festivities will change this year.
Faced with the prospect of declining revenues and tax shortfalls, Island towns are putting long-term capital projects on hold and giving up salary increases nearly across the board.
Isabelle Lew and Jeremy Scheffer, of Chilmark, announce the birth of a daughter, Vera Larsen Scheffer-Lew born on Oct. 22 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Vera weighed 7 pounds at birth.
Kate Treitman Brown and Malcolm Brown of Chilmark announce the birth of a son, Wes Treitman Brown, born on July 23.
Kristin E. and David J. Ferguson of Chilmark announce the birth of a son, Indi John Ferguson.
Shirley Reiss died on April 2 after a short struggle with cancer. She was 87.
Allan Gerson, a self-described dreamer whose family fled Nazi-occupied Poland under a false name, died Dec. 1.