A wedding in West Tisbury

As dusk settled, the ambiance was festive with twinkling lights strung among the trees and bushes surrounding the house — the music was rock and roll and the dancing began — not on a dance floor, but on the lawn. Katie sang four songs with the Bodes and Lucy joined them on the keyboard for several songs. This was truly an Island wedding — potluck dinner with smoked bluefish and smoked chicken by Aunty Sarah; pulled pork, grilled chicken, and lobster salad by Betsey; rice and salads and breads brought by guests.

Martha’s Vineyard district court report

June 16, 2014 Colleen Frances Carreiro, Buzzards Bay, DOB 1/21/94, negligent operation of motor vehicle: to be dismissed upon the completion of 12 hours of community service; failure to stop for police: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; disorderly conduct: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; speeding: not responsible. Jessica Elsasser, Vineyard Haven; […]

Academic Honors

Graduates Zachary John St. Clair Martellucci of  Edgartown graduated cum laude from the College of Arts and Sciences at New York University in New York, N.Y. Sagitta Woodman of West Tisbury received a  Masters of Social Work at Fordham University in New York City. Alexandra Flake of Vineyard Haven received a Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, […]


Zeke A. Thibodeau Kara and Jonathan Thibodeau of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, Zeke Avery Thibodeau, on June 14 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Zeke weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces, and he joins big brother Ethan. Gracie K. Melnick Emily and Justin Melnick of Edgartown announce the birth of their daughter, Gracie Kay Melnick, […]

Dredge spoils moved to East Chop

The much maligned dredge spoils, stored at the Oak Bluffs town cemetery after citizen outcry led to its removal from Inkwell Beach, has apparently found a final resting place. According to highway department supervisor Richard Combra, the material will be moved to an area of shoreline along East Chop to provide soil for beach grass. […]

High school committee approves new vending machine

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) school committee wrapped up a laundry list of financial and other end-of-the-year items at a meeting Monday night. Capital projects on the list for fiscal year 2015 include front entrance security upgrades, culinary arts kitchen equipment replacement, and a replacement alignment lift for the automotive department. The committee […]