News

The Vanderhoop fishing shack in Menemsha has been the subject of an emotional year-long debate in Aquinnah. The case involves a tangle of small town relationships as well as laws pertaining to...
The Aquinnah selectmen voted to hire International Chimney to relocate the lighthouse. The Buffalo, N.Y., company was the sole bidder and is already known on the Island, where it moved the Schifter...
Funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project comes from the $50 billion Hurricane Sandy relief bill passed in 2012. Aquinnah wants the dredging, but Chilmark does not.

Celebrations

Jessica Seeman and Andrew Dubno of New York city announce the birth of a daughter, Ava Louise Dubno, born on Jan. 8 at home.
Jamie Vanderhoop and Durwood Vanderhoop of Aquinnah announce the birth of a son, Kuhpay Hayes Spears Vanderhoop, born on Sept. 3 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Kuhpay weighed 8 pounds, 2.4 ounces...
Susie and Nick Bologna of Aquinnah announce the birth of a son, William Allen Anderson Bologna, born on August 3 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. William weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces at birth.

Obituaries

Jerry died on Jan. 27, one month shy of his 97th birthday, daydreaming of Aquinnah and confident that he was again in transit to the house and land he loved.
The longtime Aquinnah seasonal resident and wife of the late author, magazine editor and social and political critic Max Eastman, died on Jan. 13.