Thomas Humphrey

Monster Bluefish Nets Elizabeth O'Brien Top Prize As Derby Roars to a Close
A lifetime of father-daughter fishing trips paid off on Sunday afternoon, when Elizabeth O'Brien won the grand prize Eastern boat to close out the 77th annual MV Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.
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Busy Final Weigh-in Does the Derby Justice
At 7:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, fishermen were lined up half-way down the Edgartown dock for the final weigh-in of the 77th Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.
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Lambert's Cove Inn Withdraws Outdoor Dining Application

The owner of Lambert’s Cove Inn withrew a special permit application for outdoor dining after neighbors continued to push back against the proposal.

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A Race to Save the Black Racer Snake
The black racer snake can grow to over five feet long, but even at that length they mostly move about unseen — from the plains of Katama to the low lying woods along Moshup Trail in Aquinnah.
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Vineyard Preservation Trust Gathers Grange Hall Input
Vineyard Preservation Trust opened the doors of the historic Grange Hall to the public Wednesday evening for what it called a “listening session” to solicit thoughts about future programming.
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Creative Living Ceremony Brings the Band Back Together
The Island community celebrated Charlie Esposito, the recipient of the 39th annual Creative Living Award, at a ceremony at the Grange Hall which featured a reunion concert by his band TCD.
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One Last Spin on the Flying Horses Carousel
On Sunday evening, friends, family and co-workers celebrated Robin Meader's retirement after 35 years as manager of the Flying Horses.
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An Ocean Runs Through It; Vineyarders Flock to Fly Fishing
Fly fishing won’t usually land a fisherman at the top of the all-tackle leaderboard in the derby, but it is a category all its own for beauty and bragging rights.
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Howes House Committee Talks Regional Funding
A regional funding agreement to renovate the Howes House was the focus of a joint meeting with representatives from the three up-Island towns.
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A Love Story With a Magical Melody
In the summer of 1952, a young romantic named Phil Dietterich set out on a journey to impress a girl, the future Mrs. Jane Dietterich.
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