• Black skimmers at Norton Point.
    Mark Lovewell
  • New police officer Jake Sylvia is pinned by his son, Benjamin.
    Steve Myrick
  • Lifeguards get ready for the day at state beach.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Owners Ted and Patrick Courtney and chef Chris Fischer prepare to open The Covington restaurant on Main Street.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Classic aviation scene at Katama Airfield.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Alpacas are guests at garden party for Animal Shelter.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Artful display outside Eisenhauer art gallery.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Martha Scheffer and a friend out for a walk at Sweetened Water Farm.
    Timothy Johnson
  • A seal says hello off East Beach.
    Ray Ewing
  • Lots of feathered beach-goers at Wasque.
    Ray Ewing
  • Grazing on open fields at the Farm Institute.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Beach tableau.
    Jeanna Shepard

News

The Edgartown selectmen are scheduled to hear a progress report today from a consultant studying the ongoing problems with the Chappaquiddick ferry line. The line is a source of growing conflict with...
As tick-borne diseases continue to be a source of growing public health concern on the Vineyard, a panel discussion convenes Wednesday to discuss a potential new approach to curbing Lyme and other...
I am a new board member of Friends of Sengekontacket. The pond is 745 acres in area and two and a half miles long.

Celebrations

Eva Balboni of Edgartown, a medical and molecular biology major, was named to the spring 2016 dean’s list at MCPHS University.
Erica Klyuncheva, Vanessa Jahara, Zackary Bernard, and Christopher Maciel were named to the spring 2016 dean’s list at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.
Austin Brush of Edgartown and Aidan Huntington of West Tisbury have been named to the spring 2016 dean’s list at Tufts University.

Obituaries

Vernon M. Jernegan of Edgartown died on Sunday, July 10 at Mass General Hospital. He was 81.
Marianne Thomas died at home on July 12. A funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Andrew’s Church in Edgartown on Monday, July 18 at 10 a.m.