• 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

News

Residents from Edgartown to Aquinnah this week weighed in on an effort to increase the Island’s stock of affordable housing as a series of workshops began.
Backyard Tacos in Edgartown has a casual style that owners Zared and Evan Shai call a surf shack vibe, with mismatched chairs, a collection of mirrors and decorative lights.
S. Bailey Norton Jr., a 10th generation Islander and widely-admired Edgartown elder, was a familiar figure on the streets of the town he loved.

Celebrations

Emily and Eric Anderson of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Ellis Alvin Root Anderson, born Sept. 23 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Lindsay Russo and Charlie Kleeman of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Zuri Fyfe Kleeman, born Sept. 9 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Zuri weighed 10 pounds, 2 ounces at birth.
Ilikea Scott and Mark Fuentes of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Penelope Lynn Fuentes, born August 25 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Alice T. (LaBelle) Williams of Edgartown died on Sunday, Sept. 18 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She was 84.
William Morrison Waggaman Jr. died at his St. Paul, Minn. home on Sept. 12. He was 26.