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Helen Louise Brown

Helen Louise (Wolfe) Brown, 87, died on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 at her home in West Tisbury. She was the wife of Raymond E....

Alicia Gervais

Alicia Gervais died on Dec. 7, 2017, after a two-and-a-half-year battle with breast cancer. She was 54.While Alicia was growing up, her family often...

Stella Lyeman Novotny

Stella Lyeman Novotny died on Nov. 1, 2017, of a formidable form of acute myeloid leukemia, two weeks after her 4th birthday. Stella was...

Nancy Ann Greer Hough

Nancy Ann (Greer) Hough died peacefully on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Majestic Oaks at John Knox Village, Orange City, Fla., after a lengthy...

Nancy Elizabeth Marshall

By Heather GoodwinNancy Elizabeth Marshall died last month due to cancer. She was 73. Born in Paris (Texas, not Paris — you wish, Mom!)...

M.V. swimmers set school records

The Martha’s Vineyard High School swimming teams traveled to Middleborough on Saturday for an invitational, nonscoring meet. Catholic Memorial, Archbishop Williams, and host Middleborough...

Lewis – Colligan

Melanie Ann Lewis and Thomas E.A. Colligan were wed on Nov. 12, 2017, at Holiday Village in Holiday, Fla. The Rev. Paula Strople (mother...

Poem: Autumn on the Vineyard

Airbeds asleep ’til summer ’17.Sandy floors swept. Outdoor showers sigh in relief.Harried drivers disappear. Car horns cease their sting.Hibiscus and cosmos sport late blooms...

Birth: Dec. 6

Aria Grey AbdelnourChristina Izzo and Douglas Abdelnour Jr. of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Aria Grey Abdelnour, on Dec. 6, 2017,...

‘Zaza Rising’ screening and Q and A

On Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 7 pm, the West Tisbury library will host a screening of the short documentary “Zaza Rising,” followed by a...

Annual West Tisbury library Holiday Party

On Monday, Dec. 18, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm, the community is invited to the West Tisbury library’s annual Holiday Party. According to a...

The Edey Foundation requests proposals

The Edey Foundation provides grants to tax-exempt organizations for natural resource conservation on Martha's Vineyard. According to a press release, the primary purpose of...

Learn capoeira with the Yard

On Tuesday, Dec. 19, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm, the West Tisbury library will offer a capoeira Workshop for tweens and teens. According to...

Community Sing and Winter Concert, directed by Roberta Kirn

The 17th annual “Community Sing and Winter Concert: Songs of Peace, Hope. and Light,” with the Martha's Vineyard Family Chorus, directed by Roberta Kirn,...

Bluewave, Noepe Design, and Refabulous plan grand opening

Bluewave Body Co., Noepe Design, and Refabulous Decor announce their grand openings on Dec. 15 from 6 to 9 pm. Bluewave and Noepe Design...

Tisbury Police Department hosts luncheon for seniors

The Tisbury Police Department invites Island senior citizens to a holiday luncheon on Sunday, Dec. 24, between 12 pm and 2 pm. According to...

Jonas Budris to be featured soloist for Handel and Haydn

Martha’s Vineyard native Jonas Budris will be a featured tenor soloist in Handel and Haydn Society's “Bach Christmas,” taking place Thursday, Dec. 13 at...

Academic honors

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School honor rollThe following scholars were inadvertently omitted from last week’s printed honor roll.Grade 11High honors: Jasselle WildangerGrade 10High honors:...

Riley Craig awarded Outstanding Sea Cadet Medal

In a ceremony at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy on Dec. 10, MVRHS senior Riley Craig was presented with the Outstanding Sea Cadet Medal by...

Sandra Lee Gramkowski

Sandra Lee Gramkowski, or Sandy, as her friends called her, died on Nov. 15, 2017, in Cape Coral, Fla., at the age of 68.Sandy...