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Naylee A. Webster

Naylee Ann Webster died on March 27 surrounded by her family and loving friends.

John W. Ebbs

John Wirth Ebbs, an electrical engineer who in his free time served on community boards, sang in choruses, enjoyed photography, and above all, spent time with his family and his many friends, died peacefully of complications from strokes on Friday, March 16, 2012 on Martha's Vineyard.

Farmer supports beer and wine sales

As a resident and farmer of West Tisbury, I am writing to show my support of the town of West Tisbury's warrant to allow beer and wine sales in restaurants seating 50 or more guests.

Benefits for all, including employees

By way of introduction, we have worked at State Road since it opened and, before that, some of us worked with Mary and Jackson Kenworth at their restaurants in Oak Bluffs.

Thanks to all

I thank everyone who came to the "Celebrating the Art of Stan Murphy" slide show on Sunday, April 1, and made the program a success.

Not the right word

I always enjoy reading the town columns each week and finding out all the news around the Island.

And you will be missed

There was a kindness to her smile and sweetness to her face and a softness to her tone of speech and a twinkle in her eye.

Why not stop lights?

I have just returned from a vacation in the U.

Faith in you restored

I have stopped watching the news because it is so depressing, but once again a Vineyarder — I don't know why I'm surprised — has restored my faith in humanity.

Disturbingly undemocratic

There were some disturbingly undemocratic elements last night at the April 10 West Tisbury town meeting.

Remembering the steamship Nobska and her whistle

The steamship Nobska was my all-time favorite boat.

Marjorie A. Anderson

Marjorie Adams (Spence) Anderson died on April 3 in Tyler, Texas.

Ellen E. McCarthy

Ellen Elizabeth McCarthy of Edgartown and Boston died at her Edgartown residence on Tuesday, April 10, 2012.

Raymond Worrell

Raymond Worrell, 82, of Vineyard Haven died early Wednesday morning, April 11, at his home.

Daniel C. Draper

Daniel Clay Draper died peacefully on April 8, 2012, at age 91 at Long Hill Assisted Living Facility in Edgartown.

Milton P. DeVane

Milton Phillips DeVane, devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend, died peacefully at his home early Saturday morning, surrounded by his family, following a year-long battle with cancer.

Jane Cottle Baker

Jane Cottle Baker, 84, of West Tisbury died on Monday evening April 9, 2012, at the Henrietta Brewer House in Vineyard Haven.

James J. Kresel

A Memorial Service for James J.

Katharine Bunker Getsinger

Katharine Bunker Getsinger of Chappaquiddick died on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital.