• Annual Sheepapalooza at the Farm Institute.
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  • Freshly shorn sheep.
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  • Sidney Morris led farm tours powered by oxen Apollo and Zeus.
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  • Wyatt Thornton poses with Clark.
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  • Andrew Rice sheared almost 30 sheep on Saturday.
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  • Plenty of petting at Sheepapalooza.
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  • Nicola Blake spins natural color fiber from last year's shearings.
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  • After a sheep named Star was shorn, Andrew Rice displayed her fleece.
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  • Brian Rosa gets a closer look at a young lamb.
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  • Amber Cuthbert pets Apollo while Sidney Morris adjusts his halter.
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  • Jack Sweet makes Easter eggs with vegetable dye.
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  • Young lambs grazed outside of the Farm Institute on April 12.
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  • It was a great day to be a lamb.
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News

The Trustees of Reservations invites everyone to spend spring break outdoors around the Island. Events are planned for Menemsha Hills, Long Point and Cape Pogue over the school break.
Join Kevin Keady and friends as they perform songs by Bob Dylan on Friday, April 18, beginning at 9 p.m. at the Wharf Pub on Dock street in Edgartown.
The new restaurant will occupy the space that formerly housed Lattanzi’s. Edgartown selectmen approved a liquor license transfer last week. The primary owner and manager will be Nick Sullo, who owns...

Celebrations

Mary Alice Robinson and Aaron Robinson of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Elias Capello Robinson, born on March 9.
Carrie Lucier and Bastille Lucier of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Caleb Thomas Lucier, born on March 19 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Tayla Kuehne of Edgartown was named to the Fall 2013 dean's list at Lasell College.

Obituaries

Vera had a deep capacity to understand people, which made her both a wonderful listener and an enthralling storyteller, which she did with a bracing lack of varnish. She was the steadiest, most...
Jacqueline (Jackie) Clapp died peacefully on March 25, with family and friends around her. She was 86.