• Collins Heavener of Slip Away Farm making deliveries in Edgartown.
    Ray Ewing
  • 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


Many thanks to everyone who organized, contributed to, participated in and attended the annual Minnesinger auction, held last Friday at Lola’s.
Residents whose property abuts Pennywise Preserve asked the Edgartown selectmen this week to put up a new streetlight and close a dirt road.
Sixteen years ago filming began on The Mistover Tale, set on off-season Martha’s Vineyard in the late 1970s. On Saturday the film will finally have its Island premiere.


Taylor Jensen Acosta is to be married Oct. 22 to Matthew Alexander Loftus. Justice John S. Alley will officiate at the East Chop Lighthouse.
Bethany Scanlon and Dylan Estrella of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Avery Jolynne Estrella, born Oct. 16 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Kurstin and Dayce T. Moore of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Ryder-Elizabeth Moore, born Oct. 11 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.


Lucille A. (Simpson) Gross died unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, Oct. 18 at her home in Edgartown. She was 71.
Roberta C. Brown died peacefully at home on Oct. 16 in West Palm Beach, Fla., surrounded by her husband and loving family. She was 90.