• Isla Kuntze pets Duke the horse with a little help from Greer Rivera.
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  • Jackson and Ellie are in the fair spirit.
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  • All aboard!
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  • Didn't win a blue ribbon? It's not too late to go home with a prize.
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  • Brisk sales at the cotton candy kiosk.
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  • Ribbons of all colors for tomatoes of all colors.
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  • Prize-winning bouquets.
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  • Ain't nobody here but us blue-ribbon chickens.
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  • Ethan Hurd, left, and Mamush Blacklow visit with the geese.
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  • Fair comes around just once a year.
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  • Phoebe Lapine and Hillary Hogan take a spin.
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  • Fair magic continues through Sunday.
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News

Catherine Walthers digs deep into the richness that is kale in her new cookbook Kale, Glorious Kale.
The 153rd Agricultural Fair was one for the books. “Everywhere you looked, there was a good crowd,” said fair manager Eleanor Neubert.
President Obama’s 15-day Martha’s Vineyard vacation came to an end Sunday night. As the motorcade made the trip through the West Tisbury village just after darkness had fallen, a few onlookers stood...

Celebrations

The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Kristin Hall and Anthony Estrella of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Ellis Joseph Estrella, born on July 4 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Ellis weighed 8 pounds, 11.2 ounces at birth....
Sawyer Klebs, 18, of West Tisbury, recently completed a semester-long wilderness expedition in the Rocky Mountains with the National Outdoor Leadership School.

Obituaries

The familiar purser and quartermaster aboard Steamship Authority vessels died on August 10 in Boston. He was 80.
Iten Noa Fales of Cambridge died on Jan. 6 in East Hampton, N.Y. She was 97. Mrs. Fales was a year-round and later a seasonal resident on the Vineyard, from 1945 to 1986.