• 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

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...
The town of Oak Bluffs has awarded a contract for the construction of a new fire and emergency services station to J.K. Scanlan, a construction firm based in East Falmouth.
The decision about whether to continue to add fluoride to the Oak Bluffs water supply will be put to town voters this spring. The board of health voted unanimously to poll residents in a nonbinding...

Celebrations

Adrianne Dougherty and Sean Dougherty of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Sophie Elle Dougherty, born on Oct. 10 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Abigail Dillon and Ryan Dillon of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Jace Collins Dillon, born on Oct. 12 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Lisa E. Silvia and Michael G. Silvia of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Christian Michael Silvia, born on Oct. 8 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Mary Landers of Oak Bluffs died Oct. 13, a few weeks shy of her 94th birthday.
Mary Lance Peterson of Providence, R.I., died June 26. She was a longtime resident of Southampton, N.Y., and Oak Bluffs.