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Elio G.F. Centenari

Elio Giovani Felice Centenari died on September 26 in his home in Mays Chapel, Maryland, after a battle with lung cancer.

Jessie Little Doe Baird, Wampanoag linguist, wins MacArthur “genius grant”

Jessie Little Doe Baird of Aquinnah and Mashpee has been named a MacArthur Fellow by the John D.

Robert Carl Palmer Jr.

Loving husband, father of four, and grandfather of eight, Robert Carl Palmer Jr.

Nancy J. Fitzgerald

Nancy Jean (Campbell) Fitzgerald, 72, of East Hartford, Conn.

Robert W. Hart Jr.

Robert W.

Dancing out the season in Edgartown

Dozens of high-spirited revelers said farewell to summer with their Saturday Night at Memorial Wharf dance in Edgartown.

Noteworthy

A year-long exhibit celebrating the six towns on Martha's Vineyard will open this Saturday at the Martha's Vineyard Museum in Edgartown.

George R. Silva

George (Giorgio) Richard Silva left us for his new journey on June 25, 2010.

Michael Bacon

On Sunday, September 19, 2010, Michael Bacon, a long-time summer resident and later resident of Martha's Vineyard, died in his sleep in Medford, Massachusetts.

Samuel D. Leighton

Samuel Leighton died on September 13, 2010, surrounded by his family, at his home in Edgartown, Massachusetts.

Lucinda Chandler

A celebration of the life of Lucinda Chandler will be held this Sunday, September 26, from 3 to 5 pm at the Ag Hall on Panhandle Road in West Tisbury.

Samuel D. Leighton

Samuel D.

Frank A. Pachico Jr.

Frank A.

Deborah J. Sankey

Debbie Sankey, a resident of Hull and Chappaquiddick died peacefully at her home, surrounded by her children, on Tuesday, September 7.

Musical fiesta on Martha’s Vineyard

From a quiet, bucolic setting at Featherstone to the rollicking late-night madness of Circuit Avenue, Best Fest provided local music fans with a smorgasbord of sound on Saturday, September 11.

Welcome back to Tisbury school

The PTO of the Tisbury School welcomed students and their families back to school with a combination cookout and ice cream social Friday evening.

Yom Kippur on Martha’s Vineyard

Tomorrow evening at sundown is the beginning of Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jews, which lasts until sunset on Saturday, the Jewish Sabbath.

Announcements

Larah F.

Erick V. Clements

On Saturday August 28, 2010, we lost our son, brother, nephew, grandson, and friend.

Edward E. Cournoyer

A graveside memorial service will be held for Edward Cournoyer on Saturday, Sept.