Windemere resident tastes wild blue yonder

Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center recreation director Betsy Burmeister works hard to help residents of the Island nursing home fill their wish list.

Photos: Martha’s Vineyard Fashion Week

Martha's Vineyard Fashion Week began Monday, Sept. 17, with an opening party and fashion show at Dreamland in Oak Bluffs.

Martha’s Vineyard store owners talk fall fashion

When shopping for clothing, a handy guide from Glamour Magazine online will remind you of the anticipated trends.

Wireless Internet has a home on Chappaquiddick

Bob Fynbo has provided wireless internet service to the Island of Chappaquiddick for three years.

On Martha’s Vineyard, YouTube provides cherry eye surgery assist

Usually seen in pups under two years of age, cherry eye can occur in any dog.

Fall on Martha’s Vineyard is fine for starting some plants

A survey of one thousand gardeners showed that only six percent bought plants in fall, compared with 68 percent who did so in spring and summer.

Cdr. Christopher Herr assumes command of helicopter squadron

Commander Christopher Herr of Martha's Vineyard is the new commanding officer of the U.S. Navy's Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 70 in Florida.

New stop on African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard

On Saturday, September 15, a large crowd of family and friends gathered to honor the contributions made by Carrie and George Tankard to the Island community with a dedication ceremony marking their home as site number 26 on the African American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

Two evening duplicate bridge games, where American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) members may score points toward their Life Master designation, are now the only organized competitions taking bridge fans into the Island's fall and winter months of play.

Academic Honors

Emma Tobin of Chilmark received a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Weddings/Engagements

Sarah DeWitt Jones and Scott Robert Hill will marry on October 6 at the First Congregational Church in West Tisbury.

Births

Ariella A.

Chilmark

Our sailors are back.

Aquinnah

I was on vacation in California last week, and while I was disappointed that I did not run into anyone from the Vineyard in the five days I was there (because I feel like no matter where I go, I run into someone from the Vineyard), I was delighted to see the article in the New York Times Sunday Edition about the Vineyard's Bass and Bluefish Derby which is going on right now and will continue well into next month.

Oak Bluffs

Welcome, welcome fall.

West Tisbury

The outside temperature was 38 degrees at our house Monday morning.

Tisbury

Congratulations to Rene DaSilva.

Edgartown

I made a comment online the other day about how it seems that everyone is having a great Derby this year, particularly after hearing so many complaints about the lack of bites in 2011.

Midnight Farm plans move to Vineyard Haven’s Main Street

The long established store will move its home goods, clothing, and furniture sales to a more prominent location.

Martha’s Vineyard Museum holds ceremony of remembrance

New stones are engraved and placed by Dudley Levick twice a year; a map and list at the site indicates the position of each child's stone.