The milkweed pods are breaking, And the bits of silken down Float off upon the autumn breeze Across the meadows brown. —Cecil Cavendish

Travel Alert

Some Steamship Authority trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs are being diverted to Vineyard Haven because of weather conditions. For more information visit

If funding is approved at upcoming town meetings, the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District will expand its central facility beginning next year. The Vineyard produces thousands of tons of trash annually, all of it shipped off-Island.


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