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Will herring spawn again in the Mill Brook?

The Mill Brook in West Tisbury is a tiny facsimile of the major rivers along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, but it was once an open waterway used by migrants like herring, eels, and sea-run brook trout. The dam at the foot of the Mill Pond is one of several manmade obstructions along the brook, but it is the most important one in terms of extending the spawning grounds of herring and the living grounds of American eels, which spawn at sea.

Judith Ann Lippard

Judith Ann Lippard (née Drezner) of Cambridge died on Monday evening, September 9, 2013, at the De Rham House after a brave battle with cancer.

Norman C. Eddy

The Rev.

Bob Lee

Robert Paul Lee died in a swimming accident on Sunday, August 11, 2013 near his home in West Tisbury on Martha's Vineyard.

Georgia Sutton Franklin

Georgia Sutton Franklin died peacefully in her home on August 17, 2013.

Natalie Ellen Dickerson Celebration of Life

Friends and loved ones are invited to celebrate the life of Natalie Ellen Dickerson on Sunday, September 1, 12: noon to 2 pm at the Martha's Vineyard Community Television (MVTV) Station, 58 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, Oak Bluffs.

Bertha Pieringer

Bertha Pieringer died peacefully the evening of August 15, 2013 She was 85 years old.


Alo J.

Academic Honors

Anna Hughes of West Tisbury at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.


Rye X.

Academic Honors

Andrew McHugh of Edgartown received a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Tufts University in Medford.


Carole L.

V.H. Yacht Club hosts East Coast Windsurfing Championships

Fifty windsurfers from Canada, Puerto Rico, Argentina, and the U.


Logan A.

Academic Honors

Christopher Conklin of Edgartown received a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.


Christine P.


Carole L.

Academic Honors

Nicholas Gross of West Tisbury received a Bachelor of Science in Enviromental Design from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Manny called me, and I came out – that explains it

Monday night, the last one in May, the Sox were laying a thumping on the Phillies, and the Blackhawks were pounding the Redwings, forcing Game 7 — more than enough to keep me up past 10:30.


Laura Anne Douthitt and Bradley Alan Hawk, both of Oro Valley, Arizona, were married June 8, 2013, at the Aquinnah home of her cousins Ted and Sarah Howes.