Nancy Lin and Hesi Chen of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Aliya Chen, on Sept. 14 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Aliya weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces.
Victoria L. Mercer
Owen and Jennifer Mercer of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of their daughter, Victoria Lynn Mercer, on Sept. 17 at Anna Jaques Hospital. Victoria weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces.
Cole P. Reed
Shelly Jones and Philip Reed of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of their son, Cole Philip Reed, on Sept. 18 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Cole weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces.
The Martha's Vineyard Garden Club announces their 2009 Beautification Awards given to the top five businesses and organizations in each town for their window boxes and landscaping design and maintenance.
Chilmark: Larsen's Fish Market, Home Port Restaurant, Chilmark Library, M.V. Savings Bank, Menemsha Café, and honorable mention to Chilmark Chocolates.
Edgartown: Among the Flowers, Butler Block, Carlin Eliot Gallery, Dream Weaver Collection, Needleworks.
Oak Bluffs: Dragonfly Gallery, Green Eyed Daisy, Jimmy Seas, Madison Inn, Sanctuary, and honorable mention to Circuit House.
Tisbury: Bank of Martha's Vineyard, C.B. Stark, Cronig's, Imagine, Island Cove Mini Golf, and honorable mentions to Shiboru, Two Susans, Zephrus.
West Tisbury: Conroy Apothecary, Middletown Nursery, Up-Island Cronig's, Vineyard Gardens, West Tisbury Library, and honorable mention to Up Island Automotive.
Nate Hurwitz of Chilmark recently completed a 135-day course in Patagonia with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). During the course, Nate also completed an 80-hour Wilderness First Responder course.