• 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

Upcoming repairs to Memorial Wharf will likely be less extensive and far cheaper than previously thought, Edgartown selectmen learned this week.
The Martha’s Vineyard Museum recently honored Len Butler, Robert S. Douglas and Catherine (Kay) Mayhew for their service to the Island. Each received a 2016 Martha’s Vineyard Medal.
The superintendent of the Manuel Correllus State Forest will leave this week after two years on the job. Virginia Dautreuil steps down Sept. 2.

Celebrations

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.
Caitlin Andrea Parker and The Hon. Richard Yorke AtLee Jr. were married at Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown, Va. on June 25.
Four Vineyard students were named to the spring 2016 dean’s list at the University of New Hampshire.

Obituaries

Cecelia M. (CeCe) Goulart Viera of Falmouth died on Monday, August 29 at the Falmouth Hospital. She was 70.
Judith Mixter Ament died peacefully in Tarrytown, N.Y. on Thursday, August 18. She was 78.