• Kites fly high at Ocean Park.
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  • Will Hildreth leads a kite-making workshop at the wind festival.
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  • Gonnon McCarthy and brother Evren check out the different colors of tails while making their own kites.
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  • A little extra tape for homemade kite.
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  • Octopus soars over the bandstand.
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  • Flying fish at Ocean Park.
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News

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted 10-3 Thursday in favor of a 3,920-square-foot expansion of the Alliance Community Church in Oak Bluffs. This puts to an end the church's long fight for an...
Islanders experiencing mental health and substance abuse crises are expected to benefit from a Martha’s Vineyard Community Services crisis stabilization unit that will be run on hospital grounds. The...
The 4-1 vote clears the way for brothers Greg and Dan Martino to begin a pioneering aquaculture venture. There were complaints from abutters and concerns about navigation, but the town strongly...

Celebrations

Joel von Ranson and John Edward (Teddy) Sublett are to be married Sept. 20 by Sag Harbor Village Justice Andrea Schiavoni at Wolffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack, N.Y.
Debora da Costa and Reinaldo Mota of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Kevin Mota, born on Sept. 11 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Alicia L. Oliveira, an Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadet at Providence College, has graduated from the leader development and assessment course at Fort Knox, Ky.

Obituaries

Margaret (Peggy) Korth Johnson died peacefully on Sept. 12. She was 84 and a direct descendant of the original Coffin family of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard.
Marilyn M. Damon died Sept. 8 after a courageous battle to recover from a devastating stroke she had suffered two weeks earlier. She was 76.