• In from Provincetown unloading his catch at fishing port of Menemsha.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Table for three set up for fine dining on Menemsha dock.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Brookside Farm in Chilmark: Barn and hay.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Fresh garlic today at North Tabor Farm.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Even the under side of sunflowers are beautiful.
    Timothy Johnson
  • "I got one!" Egret at Chilmark boat landing.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Honey bee collects pollen on his daily way.
    Timothy Johnson
  • Chilmark farm stands are overflowing with bounty during July.
    Timothy Johnson
  • And in West Tisbury, they don't just walk dogs down Lambert's Cove Road.
    Timothy Johnson

News

Facing an unforeseen deadline for spending a major state grant, a town committee has stepped up the pace in the effort to restore Squibnocket Beach. The issue has been marked by intense environmental...
President Obama departed the Island just after sunset on Sunday, concluding a 15-day vacation that saw a mix of work and recreation. There were fewer public outings this year during a vacation that...
The town selectmen approved funding for a new vestibule and are talking seriously about replacing the oak floor, which has been buckling for years.

Celebrations

Katherine Anne Smith of Chilmark was named to the spring 2014 dean’s list at Simmons College in Boston.
Beatrice Whiting and Patrick Ruel of Chilmark announce the birth of a son, Asa Allen Ruel, born on July 10 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Thorpe Karabees of Chilmark, an incoming first-year student, has been admitted to the University of Vermont’s Honors College.

Obituaries

The inexhaustibly compassionate, silly and immeasurably brilliant Dr. Laura Lee Reid, wife of Louis Cossutta, mother to Sarah Conca, Katy Decker and Eben Cossutta, died on Monday, August 18.
Iten Noa Fales of Cambridge died on Jan. 6 in East Hampton, N.Y. She was 97. Mrs. Fales was a year-round and later a seasonal resident on the Vineyard, from 1945 to 1986.