• Capt. John Kondratowicz
    Capt. John Kondratowicz, Commander of Sector Southeastern New England, talks about the work of Senior Chief Olsen.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • Festivities under a tent.
    Coast Guard officials, local police and fire officials attended the installation under a tent put up at the station.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • Senior chief Jason Olsen
    Senior Chief Jason Olsen thanks the Vineyard community for their support during his years of leading the station.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • Coast Guard station crew
    Coast Guard station crew.
    Mark Alan Lovwell
  • Family, friends and colleagues.
    Family, friends and colleagues came to watch the reading of the orders.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • Senior Chief Robert Riemer
    Senior Chief Robert Riemer thanks Senior Chief Olsen for his efforts at the station.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • Incoming Senior Chief Robert Riemer and outgoing Senior Chief Jason Olsen.
    Mark Alan Lovewell

News

President Obama will return to Martha’s Vineyard early next month for a 16-day family vacation, the White House confirmed Wednesday afternoon. The Obamas are scheduled to arrive August 9 and leave...
Selected sculptures and drawings by Stella Waitzkin will be featured at A Gallery on Uncas avenue in Oak Bluffs from July 19 to 31.
Martha’s Vineyard Author Lecture Series features a series of evening lectures, readings and panel discussions throughout the summer, with nationally acclaimed authors speaking about their newly...

Celebrations

Cody Coutinho of Chilmark, a senior majoring in civil engineering, and Skylah Forend of Oak Bluffs, a sophomore majoring in human development, were named to the dean’s list.
Gabriela Herman and Tyson Evans were married on June 21 at a private residence overlooking Stonewall Beach in Chilmark.
Haley Rossi of Chilmark graduated magna cum laude from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree from the university’s Carolyn A. and Peter S. Lynch School of Education.

Obituaries

Michael Standard of Burlington, Vt., and seasonal resident of Chilmark, died on July 2 at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital. He was 79.
David Schaenman, a Chilmark summer resident, died on June 17. He was 83. A resident of Mamaroneck, N.Y., for over 50 years, David was born in New York city in 1930 to Celia and Morris Schaenman.