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2019 Endowment grant window now open

It’s that time of year again when the Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard opens applications for its annual grant cycle.New this year is an...

Voter protection in 2020 election panel

On Saturday, August 17, from 12:30 to 3:30 pm, Bison on the Vineyard will host a panel discussion and seminar about voting rights issues...

A top 10 event

Here are 10 takeaways from Beach Road Weekend while it’s fresh in our minds.Epstein was everywhere. Adam Epstein was committed to making Beach Road...

I’m an Aquinnaut, what are you?

To the Editor:Emailing back and forth with a friend who lives in Menemsha, I was struggling to come up with a word that succinctly...

Asking too much 

To the Editor:I’m writing with regard to Caroline Kennedy selling her mother’s beach home in Aquinnah for $65 million. Being that she is the...

Looking for an encore

To the Editor:Looks like Adam Epstein should get the philanthropist award of the year for what he gave the Island over the past weekend....

With deepest gratitude

To the Editor:On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, Veronica Elliott, “Ronnie Mom,” “Mom,” “Aunt Ronnie,” “Veronica-Ronnie,” “Mrs. Elliott,” “Wayne’s mom” passed away. I would like to...

Roll with Beach Road event

To the Editor:Congratulations to the organizers of the Beach Road Music Festival, Adam Epstein and his crew, for a successful weekend. Kudos to the...

Academic honors

Graduation Cadet 1st Class Shane William Metters of Vineyard Haven, from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.

Liam Farris Hickey

Colleen Hickey and Patrick Hickey of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Liam Farris Hickey, on August 9, 2019, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Summer Maryn Morgan

Lauren Morgan and Nate Morgan of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Summer Maryn Morgan, on August 6, 2019, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Art in the Stacks: ‘Martha’s Vineyard Jazz in Black & White’ by Michael Johnson

The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library are pleased to present “Martha's Vineyard Jazz in Black & White," an exhibit of photographs by Michael...

Court report: July 26 to August 12

July 26, 2019Dennis Alan Vogel Jr., Worcester; DOB 1/19/89, disorderly conduct, second offense: continued to pretrial conference. August 1, 2019Jose P. Barbosa, Everett; DOB 1/17/71,...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Week of July 29 – August 9

AquinnahJuly 29, Renee Pianka and James Pianka sold Unit 3, 5 Aquinnah Circle, to Karen Elizabeth Szczesiul for $529,000. ChilmarkJuly 31, Michael Rosenfeld sold 100...

Veronica Elliott

Muriel Veronica (Ison) Elliott passed away on the evening of July 31, 2019, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital in Oak Bluffs. She was 93.Veronica...

Rita C. Brody

Rita C. (McCarthy) Brody, 92, of Santa Monica, Calif., died on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She was predeceased by...

Robert G. Copeland

Robert G. Copeland, 82, of West Tisbury died on Tuesday morning, August 13, 2019, at Windemere Nursing Home. He was the husband of Frances...

Power out in Aquinnah and Chilmark

As of 12:03 pm Tuesday, every house in Aquinnah and 48.2% of Chilmark customers went dark as a result of a downed wire on...

Maureen Jean Anderson

Maureen Jean (Fisher) Anderson of Oak Bluffs died peacefully at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on August 10, 2019, surrounded by family, after a long and...

Doris Aloha Long

Doris Aloha Long, known to most as Aloha, and Mimi to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, passed away peacefully in the home she loved, her...