Editorial: Time for concerted action, community strategy

The revealing Times series about addiction and a successful strategy for assisting its victims, written by Barry Stringfellow, underscores dependency’s ravaging effects, for the user of course, and for loved ones who suffer too. It is heartening to learn that there are fresh ways to soothe and perhaps quell the desperate desires, with counseling and medication. […]


Michaela R. Auld Beth and Mark Auld of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Michaela Rose Auld, on February 18 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Michaela weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces. Colby D. Vought Heidi and Asa Vought of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of their son, Colby David Vought, on February 19 at […]

Academic Honors

Honor Roll Tisbury School, 2nd Quarter 8th Grade High Honors  Margarett Burke, Evelyn Medeiros, Lily Pigott, Benjamin Tillman, Elizabeth Williamson. Salyn Yancey Honors  Nicholas Bischoff, Belle Hattingh, Emily Hewson, Alexis Hughes, Teika Lampart, Graham Lewis, Devon Teves 7th Grade High Honors  Isabelle Custer, Jason Davey, David Krauthamer, Owen Porterfield Honors  Lily Combra, Samuel Cranston, Jack […]


Happy school vacation week or, as those of us still on the Island say, “Where is everybody week?” Seriously, many, many people are away and many year-round businesses are closed for a break until March or some even until April. I have to admit that I went away too but am now back to enjoy […]


I’ve had another week in futility seeking out the snowy owl, but I appreciate the encouragement and tips I have received from you folks in my continued quest. This week, I followed David Nash’s suggestion to scout out the areas behind and around Katama Airfield and the FARM Institute, where David has seen the critters […]


Shh…it’s quiet around town. It’s school vacation week. It seems like nearly everyone has ventured somewhere. Many opted for warmth and a quick dose of Vitamin D. Others chose to take advantage of the snow and take to the slopes. Whether it’s Mexico, Jamaica, Ecuador, Belize, Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Florida, California, Hawaii or some […]