• Pink sky, seen from Chappy.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Brant, Cape Pogue.
    Lanny McDowell
  • Three Ponds Preserve, Chappy.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Calm and quiet, Edgartown harbor.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Blue sky, blue porch on North Water street.
    Timothy Johnson
  • View from Chappy ferry.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Friendly reminder on Chappy.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Ringing in the new year above Edgartown light.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Dusting of snow at the lighthouse.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Lobster pot tree decorates Memorial Wharf.
    Mark Lovewell

News

Selectmen and others were skeptical of an informal proposal to steer 65 per cent of every Island town’s Community Preservation Act funds toward regional affordable housing.
An Edgartown rottweiler and a Cavalier King Charles spaniel from Vineyard Haven will be among 3,000 dogs competing next week in the 141st annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
It was a hardy and eager bunch who showed up Saturday morning armed with scarves, mittens, boots and binoculars ready to prowl for snowy owls at Norton Point.

Celebrations

Caley Bennett of Edgartown has been named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Connecticut College.
Sarah M. Roden of Edgartown, a member of the class of 2020, has been named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at St. Lawrence University.
Andrew Randall of Chilmark, Rae Filley of Edgartown, a nursing major, and Zachary Bresnick of West Tisbury were all named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Northeastern University.

Obituaries

Elspeth Banks Furlaud died peacefully surrounded by her family on Feb. 5. She was 92.
Mary Ives Greely, of Darien, Conn. and Edgartown, died on Sunday, Feb. 5 at Stamford Hospital. She was 88.