• Annual Sheepapalooza at the Farm Institute.
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  • Freshly shorn sheep.
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  • Sidney Morris led farm tours powered by oxen Apollo and Zeus.
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  • Wyatt Thornton poses with Clark.
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  • Andrew Rice sheared almost 30 sheep on Saturday.
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  • Plenty of petting at Sheepapalooza.
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  • Nicola Blake spins natural color fiber from last year's shearings.
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  • After a sheep named Star was shorn, Andrew Rice displayed her fleece.
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  • Brian Rosa gets a closer look at a young lamb.
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  • Amber Cuthbert pets Apollo while Sidney Morris adjusts his halter.
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  • Jack Sweet makes Easter eggs with vegetable dye.
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  • Young lambs grazed outside of the Farm Institute on April 12.
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  • It was a great day to be a lamb.
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News

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted 8-2 Thursday night to approve eight new second-story rental apartments at Post Office Square in Edgartown. Commissioners who backed the plan said the acute need...
On Monday this week the Edgartown selectmen approved a liquor license transfer for the Kelley House, which includes the Newes of America, a pub at the corner of Kelley and North Water streets.
Since water makes up approximately 50 to 60 per cent of our bodies, what could be more important than insuring our water is as pure and clean as possible?

Celebrations

Mary Alice Robinson and Aaron Robinson of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Elias Capello Robinson, born on March 9.
Carrie Lucier and Bastille Lucier of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Caleb Thomas Lucier, born on March 19 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Tayla Kuehne of Edgartown was named to the Fall 2013 dean's list at Lasell College.

Obituaries

Vera had a deep capacity to understand people, which made her both a wonderful listener and an enthralling storyteller, which she did with a bracing lack of varnish. She was the steadiest, most...
Jacqueline (Jackie) Clapp died peacefully on March 25, with family and friends around her. She was 86.