Chilmark has reapplied for a major state grant to restore Squibnocket Beach after learning recently that the original award was in jeopardy. The selectmen have also approved $20,000 to fund cost estimates for alternative plans for the beach.
Next summer, Kenneth Johnson and his wife Mary can watch the Fourth of July fireworks together for the first time. Mr. Johnson, 56, has retired after 29 years as a sergeant with the Edgartown Police Department.
Every year on the second Tuesday in October, members of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) gather cranberries and give thanks for the harvest.
As the 69th MV Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby draws to a close I like to review the leader boards for the names of Chappy fishermen.
The rain was a welcome visitor, but did it have to come on a Saturday? Anyway, we are back to sunshine and warm air. So let’s see what Mother Nature has in store for us next week.
Mid-Cape Home Centers is holding an open house for its new design showroom on Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 4 to 8 p.m.
Kate Harris and Matthew Harris of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Taylor, born on Oct. 9 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
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.

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