• Pretty in pink, Camp Ground porch.
    Timothy Johnson
  • East Chop.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Reflections, East Chop Harbor.
    Timothy Johnson
  • East Chop.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Crows descend, Ocean Park.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Quiet harbor.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Quiet day, Oak Bluffs harbor.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Gingerbread houses, Camp Ground.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Tabernacle chairs, tucked away for the winter.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Festive touches at Oak Bluffs Harbor.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Christmas light bonanza, Gatchell House on County Road.
    Mark Lovewell

News

Oak Bluffs voters could face dueling plastic bag ban bylaws at their annual town meeting, with business owners and conservation leaders offering their own proposals.
Citing low occupancy and financial losses, trustees at the Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center announced Wednesday that the independent living facility at the Island’s only nursing home will...
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission has begun laying the groundwork for a highly anticipated public hearing this spring to review plans for an artificial turf field at the regional high school.

Celebrations

Ludimila and Lenilton Alves of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Lavinia De Freitas Alves, born Feb. 21 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Alexa and Matthew Arieta of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Nora Eileen Arieta, born Feb. 20 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Clarissa and Keith Crossland of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Hezekiah Oak Crossland, born Feb. 19 at home.

Obituaries

Scott Archbald Brooks, a lifelong Vineyard summer visitor, died peacefully at his home in Stowe, Vt., on Feb. 14, surrounded by his family. He was 77.
James Spencer (Jim) Swartz died at home on Feb. 6 under the care of Hospice of the Western Reseve after a brief battle with lung cancer. He was 72.