EMT Kristina West, pictured here with Tri-Town ambulance chief Zeke Wilkins and Aquinnah police chief Randhi Belain, was honored for her role in saving the life of Christopher McCloud.
Although blue lights flashed at the Aquinnah police and fire station Saturday afternoon, there was no emergency. At Aquinnah's first ever public...

News

Emergency management leaders have been busy planning within their respective town boundaries, but coordinating an Islandwide response has been slower to get off the ground. Late last week about 50...
How do you go about moving a 400-ton lighthouse? Very slowly, according to Joe Jakubik of International Chimney Corporation, the company that hopes to relocate the Gay Head Light in Aquinnah next...
Last Sunday, Megan Ottens-Sargent opened the doors of her home and gallery to host a new exhibit entitled The Abstract Wild: Wilderness Lost? which runs through Sept. 2.

Celebrations

Tiara Lee and Anthony Hall of Aquinnah announce the birth of a daughter, Heaven Lee Hall, born on August 1 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Grace Randolph and Phil Gover of Aquinnah announce the birth of a daughter, Katama Lauren Gover, born on June 18 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Miss Hall’s School in Pittsfield announces that recent graduate Faith Smalley, daughter of Jay and Millicent Smalley of Aquinnah, has been named by the Lenox School Alumni Association as a recipient...

Obituaries

Bernice Dourmashkin died on May 27 at the home of her daughter, Barbara Case, while holding her hand. She was beloved and admired by all who knew her for her love of life, her generosity, her...
Karl John Burgess died peacefully at his home in Aquinnah on April 29 after a lengthy illness. He was 78.