• 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

Drew’s Cove in Lake Tashmoo could become a no-anchor zone for the next three years to protect fragile eelgrass beds near the head of the saltwater estuary.
A Needham teen was arrested following an overnight incident in which he and a friend were thrown from their boat.
The board has dropped plans for a nitrogen tax on new development in the Lake Tashmoo and Lagoon Pond watersheds.

Celebrations

Dylan and Nili Beth Morgan of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Tibie Florence Morgan, on August 18 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Cristina and Justin LaRue of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Cooper James LaRue, born August 12 at the Martha’s Vineayrd Hospital.
Fernanda Souza and Adilson De Souza of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Nathan Marçal Souza, born August 9 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Jeanne B. (Park) Rudnick, former of Newton and Vineyard Haven, died on August 19. She was 87.
Nancy Winterbottom of Brookline and Vineyard Haven died in her sleep on August 17 in Oak Bluffs. She was 81.