• Coca-Cola brook ready to greet beachgoers at Lambert's Cove.
    Ray Ewing
  • West Tisbury Congregational Church flies rainbow flag.
    Albert O. Fischer
  • West Tisbury selectmen portrait by late Stan Murphy; restrospective of his work at Featherstone Center for the Arts through July 13.
  • Must be summer: farmers' market open for business at Grange Hall.
    Ray Ewing
  • Look back at West Tisbury farmers' market back in 1981.
    Alison Shaw
  • Annual strawberry festival at the West Tisbury Church always draws a crowd.
  • Lining up for strawberries.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Helpers dish out shortcake at strawberry festival.
    Mark Lovewell
  • Sun and beach-goers arrive at Lambert's Cove.
    Alison L. Mead


It’s been bad news for shellfishing on Martha’s Vineyard and beyond in recent days, from a state-ordered closure to the discovery last week of a heavy algae bloom in the Tisbury Great Pond.
Holly Hodder Eger's debut novel, Split Rock, follows a stay-at-home mom who moves to the Vineyard for the summer.
Impressed by her lifelong experience with animals and dedication to the town, West Tisbury selectmen Wednesday appointed Prudence Fisher as the new town animal control officer.


Lauren Petkus of West Tisbury and Marc V-Brosseau of Gatineau, Quebec, were married on Sept. 24 at Black Point beach in Chilmark.
Kelly Arruda and Justin Dodge of West Tisbury announce the birth of a daughter, Alice Rose Dodge, born August 30 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
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.


Joyce (Hirshovitz) Brigish died on Oct. 13 at home in West Tisbury, after a heroic 10-month battle with malignant mesothelioma.
Julie LaHart Keefe died on Friday, Oct. 7, just a few days shy of her 70th birthday. She spent her final days in the company of her three children at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.