• Jeanna Shepard
  • Sunset, Vineyard Haven.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Harbor sunset.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Masts create Vineyard Haven harbor skyline.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Last light, West Chop.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Venus shines above coastal buildings.
    Mark Lovewell
  • West Chop sunset.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Timothy Johnson
  • West Chop lighthouse shines in the winter night.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Jeanna Shepard

News

The sale of hard liquor in Vineyard Haven restaurants moved a step closer to reality this month, with Gov. Charlie Baker signing special legislation to allow the measure.
Cheryl B. Stark, the iconic Vineyard artisan and co-founder of CB Stark jewelry store on Main street Vineyard Haven, died Jan. 2.
After hearing strenuous objections from mariners this fall, the U.S. Coast Guard has decided against removing several buoys surrounding the Vineyard.

Celebrations

Emma R. Yuen, a junior neuroscience major, was named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Saint Michael’s College.
Acacia Vitoria Lima was born Wednesday, Jan. 4, welcomed by parents Viviane and Adriano Lima of Vineyard Haven and older sister Clarice.
Taylor McNeely of Vineyard Haven was named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Bucknell University.

Obituaries

Leigh C. Carroll died on Friday morning, Jan. 20 at his Vineyard Haven home on West Chop. He was 80.
Margot Schwarz Weston died peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones, on Friday, Dec. 30, while off-Island for the holidays. She was 102.