• Isla Kuntze pets Duke the horse with a little help from Greer Rivera.
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  • Jackson and Ellie are in the fair spirit.
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  • All aboard!
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  • Didn't win a blue ribbon? It's not too late to go home with a prize.
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  • Brisk sales at the cotton candy kiosk.
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  • Ribbons of all colors for tomatoes of all colors.
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  • Prize-winning bouquets.
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  • Ain't nobody here but us blue-ribbon chickens.
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  • Ethan Hurd, left, and Mamush Blacklow visit with the geese.
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  • Fair comes around just once a year.
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  • Phoebe Lapine and Hillary Hogan take a spin.
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  • Fair magic continues through Sunday.
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News

The sound of bagpipes greeted guests as they arrived at the Grange Hall Thursday evening for the presentation of the 32nd Creative Living Award. Only the strains of Scotland the Brave, as played by...
Tony and Abigail Higgins, who celebrate their 50th anniversary on Oct. 24, would like to give rather than receive. They want to help restore the Mayhew Chapel on Christiantown Road, the place where...
Upgrading security at the West Tisbury town hall was a topic of discussion this week when selectmen approved a new safety and security policy for town employees.

Celebrations

Rose Margaret Campbell Runner and Ben P. Runner of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Benjamin David Runner, born on Oct. 6 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
The following students were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Kristin Hall and Anthony Estrella of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Ellis Joseph Estrella, born on July 4 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Ellis weighed 8 pounds, 11.2 ounces at birth....

Obituaries

Kimberley J. Strachan died at sunrise on August 31. She was lovingly surrounded by her family and best friend at home. Kim was 47.
Gloria Brooks, born in Australia in 1919, loved to recount one of her earliest memories: walking up the hill near her childhood home, watching the construction of the Sydney Harbor Bridge.