• Sun sets over Vineyard Haven and West Chop Light.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Swan family at Tisbury waterworks.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Cheers to sunset at Tashmoo.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Cormorant on guard outside West Chop.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Sails of many kinds in Vineyard Haven Harbor.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Bright harbor lights.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Day's end at Tashmoo landing.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Two ferries, one port.
    Max Skjöldebrand
  • West Chop trees framed by spring sunet.
    Liz Durkee

News

Tisbury selectmen Tuesday set dates for the scallop season; family scalloping begins Saturday, Oct. 15, outside the Lagoon and Tashmoo. The commercial season opens Oct. 17.
Doug Cabral’s new book, News Hounds: An Accidental Newspaper Life on Martha's Vineyard, frames his years as editor and community newspaper owner around a multitude of canine companions.
Tisbury selectman have designated Drew’s Cove in Lake Tashmoo a no-anchoring zone for an indefinite period of time to protect fragile eelgrass beds near the head of the saltwater estuary.

Celebrations

Claudia and Krishna Morrison of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Krishawn Morrison, born Sept. 25 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Steven Perzanowski of Vineyard Haven was inducted into Western New England University’s chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society on August 26.
Joyce L. Reis and Jairo Diniz Freitas of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Jaysen Ray Lima Freitas, born Sept. 15 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Barbara E. (Dahill) Harnen of Vineyard Haven died unexpectedly on Wednesday evening, Sept. 14, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She was 80.
Lorraine Tigh Dennerlein of Sullivanville, N.Y., died on Sept. 8 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 89.