• 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

The Oak Bluffs library meeting room is the last stop on a six-month traveling exhibit by the Old Sculpin Gallery. The exhibit celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Martha’s Vineyard Art Association.
The Children’s Memorial at the Edgartown Lighthouse was dedicated in 2001, with cobblestones under the lighthouse engraved with the names of children of all ages who had died.
The Terrace at the Charlotte Inn on Summer street in Edgartown will host noted wine expert Lorenzo Savona on Friday, Sept. 19, and Saturday, Sept. 20.

Celebrations

Boston concert promoter and Great Northeast Productions CEO Dave Werlin tied the knot with longtime partner, former restaurateur and personal chef, Beverly Napior.
William Fligor of Edgartown was named to the dean’s list at Drexel University in Philadelphia.
Sarah Moreis and Mauricio Rodrigues of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Awan Rodrigues, born on Sept. 5 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Joan Faulkner, noted environmentalist, horsewoman and conservationist, who, with her late husband F. Sheffield Faulkner, founded Golden Herd Farm in Wilton, Conn., died Sept. 11 in a Norwalk hospital...
Helen McVey Colvin died peacefully Sept. 11 after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 72.