• An octopus on the beach.
    Ray Ewing
  • Shovels are the tool of choice at sand sculpture contest.
    Ray Ewing
  • Annual contest is sponsored by Edgartown Board of Trade.
    Ray Ewing
  • Peter del Vecchio, back, with Manon, Athene and Dante del Vecchio, worked on an Egyptian theme entr.
    Ray Ewing
  • Great Sand Shark.
    Ray Ewing
  • Megan Byrne, Coleen Byrne and Ryan Wener with their Jaws-themed sculpture.
    Ray Ewing
  • Ribbons waiting to be awarded.
    Ray Ewing
  • A day at the beach leads to works of art.
    Ray Ewing

News

Two favorite 5Ks happen on Saturday, August 23: the Sullivan 5K Walk and Run in Oak Bluffs, and the Run for Jabberwocky 5K in Edgartown.
Longtime Island investment advisors Ray LaPorte and Ted Desrosiers will join the Martha’s Vineyard Financial Group at the end of September, bringing their clients with them, Martha’s Vineyard Savings...
Come October, those hankering for a turkey gobbler or a tree hugger will be directed to the Edgartown Triangle where Humphreys will join sister shop Dippin’ Donuts. High rent forced the move, said...

Celebrations

The following students were named to the dean’s list at University of Rhode Island for the spring 2014 semester: Erin Marie Gosson of Edgartown, Amalie E. Tinus of Edgartown, and Samantha White...
Mr. James Brown and Mrs. Deborah Brown of Oak Bluffs, are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Abigail, to Jared Stobie, son of Ms. Tania Tilton of Edgartown, and Mr. Timothy Stobie of...
Betania Pereira and Gerson Pereira da Silva of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Joao Pedro Pereira da Silva, born on August 2 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

John W. Berninger of Martha’s Vineyard and Mashpee died peacefully on Wednesday, August 20, at the Falmouth Hospital. He was 61.
Robert W. Kelley, a longtime officer of Edgartown National Bank, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on July 7. He was 95.