The Vineyard Haven Yacht Club earned a silver medal during competition in the United States Adult Sailing Championship on Sept. 27. The fleet racing competition, better known as the Mallory Cup, featured J22 boats.
The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust will meet at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m.
While the Ebola virus remains far afield, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has been preparing to respond in the unlikely event that a suspected case reaches Vineyard shores. An informational meeting was held this week with health care workers.
You can stock up on lines, lures and bait, but ultimately getting a top fish at the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby takes some luck and a lot of persistence. Anglers are working overtime.
Nearly six months after a Squibnocket Beach restoration plan was narrowly defeated by voters, a town committee that has been working to develop alternative proposals will deliver a progress report to the town.
Chilmark voters will decide whether to support a major restructuring of the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse Disposal and Resource Recovery District.The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Chilmark Community Center.
Nelson Bryant’s new memoir, Mill Pond Joe, chronicles his early years on the Vineyard, his many near-death experiences during World War II, and 30 years as outdoors columnist for the New York Times, among other experiences.
The Ebola virus, with its terrifying symptoms and high mortality rate, evokes a dreadful fascination. But despite some well-publicized missteps in the way the disease has been managed elsewhere, it is unlikely to become the next big health crisis on the Vineyard.
They were two Ruths who became friends. Ruth Redding and Ruth Bogan both overcame obstacles early in life, including poverty born of war and the Great Depression and broken families.

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