• 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

The 18-acre north shore Chilmark property was gifted to the Trustees of Reservations this summer through an estate of the Harris family. The conservation group plans to open the property to the...
Facing an October deadline to complete its work, a Chilmark town committee charged with independently studying the best way to restore Squibnocket Beach is midway through its fact-gathering mission.
When the sun rises in Menemsha it comes up over a swordfish. The fishing village remains a mix of old and new, but the soul of the place is the ocean, and what comes from it.

Celebrations

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.
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.

Obituaries

Paul Kerns died peacefully after a lengthy illness surrounded by his family on Friday, July 18. He was 57 years old.
Michael Standard, a Chilmark summer resident and a retired partner in the New York city law firm Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky and Lieberman, died of pneumonia on July 2 at Martha’s Vineyard...