• 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

Unveil your inner archaeologist at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum on Saturday, August 30, from 9 a.m. to noon as a panel of experts explain your rare finds.
Harbor View Hotel has named Andrew Bartlett as its new general manager. He will oversee all operations of the 124-year-old hotel.
The second annual Friends of the Edgartown Library 5K run will take place on Monday, Sept. 1. The event is open to walkers or runners.

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

John W. Berninger of Martha’s Vineyard and Mashpee died peacefully on Wednesday, August 20, at the Falmouth Hospital. He was 61.
Robert W. Kelley, a longtime officer of Edgartown National Bank, died peacefully surrounded by his loving family on July 7. He was 95.