• 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 recent decision by the Massachusetts Court of Appeals acknowledging the rights of the town of Edgartown and the Martha’s Vineyard Commission to restrict development on their ancient roadways...
I urge the selectmen to consider Dr. Adibi's suggestion that part-time residents be given the opportunity to participate in town decision-making as is done in Eastham on the Cape now.
To whomever took the Vera Thornton Real Estate logo off my car: What were you thinking? How could something that personalized be of any use to you?

Celebrations

Kevin James McCabe of Kingston, N.Y., and Edgartown recently graduated from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston.
Riemary Magalhaes and Douglas Pizzico of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Maria Clara Pizzico, born on August 18 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
The following students were named to the dean’s list at University of Rhode Island for the spring 2014 semester: Erin Marie Gosson of Edgartown, Amalie E. Tinus of Edgartown, and Samantha White...

Obituaries

Edgar Glenn Davis, former vice president of Eli Lilly and Company and a recognized authority in business-government relations and health care policies, has died. He was 83.
John W. Berninger of Martha’s Vineyard and Mashpee died peacefully on Wednesday, August 20, at the Falmouth Hospital. He was 61.