News

Many striped bass fishermen are reporting a poor catch early in the season. The commercial fishery opened June 23. New rules are in place this year with lower daily bag limits and reduced fishing...
A recent round of grants will help the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) manage and restore more than 230 acres of land affected by the 2010 hurricane, including the herring run between Menemsha...
The parade is a lesser known but well-loved Island tradition. At least 150 marchers and spectators turned out for the parade on Saturday, which marched down Old South Road and ended at Philbin Beach...

Celebrations

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...
Jessica Seeman and Andrew Dubno of New York city announce the birth of a daughter, Ava Louise Dubno, born on Jan. 8 at home.

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.