Letters from the front

On Memorial Day, we pause to remember those who died serving in the armed forces. But they shouldn’t be thought of simply as casualties;...

West Tisbury: Full moon

The full moon has come and gone, so it feels safe to put out tender summer plantings in the garden. I look forward to...

Chilmark: welcome to all the summer interns.

Flags are flying, Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and we must be the vigilant ones when driving. In fact, the other day someone...

Edgartown: taking time to remember our veterans and heroes

Spring is actually starting to spring here on M.V., finally. I got an hour or two in on Saturday morning laying in the sunshine...

Births

June Antonia Herman Erin Lashnits Herman and Daniel Herman of Berkeley, Calif., announce the birth of a daughter, June Antonia Herman, on April 19, 2016,...

Academic honors

Graduation Clara Corjulo of Chilmark, from Salve Regina University. Dean’s list Kelly McCarron of Edgartown, at Suffolk University. Rae Filley of Edgartown, at Northeastern University. Alice Keenan of Edgartown,...

Jeannie Wright rides to fight diabetes

On July 9 and 10, Jeannie Wright from Oak Bluffs will ride in the New England Classic Tour de Cure, a 150-mile bike ride...

Bridge notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, May 9, seven tables were in play for a charity game. Finishing first overall were Gail Farrish...

Minding Your MV P's & Q's: Tipping the Plumber

Dear Nicole, Getting a plumber to your house sometimes feels like a bloodsport here. I've heard rumors that if you "tip" the plumber, you will...

This Was Then: Salvaging the Port Hunter

At 1:48 am on the moonless early morning of Nov. 2, 1918, the 4,000-ton British steamship Port Hunter collided with the ocean tug Covington...