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Joao G. M. Andrade

Quezia DaSilva and Ronaldo Andrade of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their son, Joao Gabriel Mariano Andrade, on Dec. 8 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Joao weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and he was welcomed by his big brother, Pedro Andrade.

James Leif Thornton

Martina and Dana Thornton of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, James Leif Thornton, on Dec. 6 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. James weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces.