• Roses in bloom in front of the First Congregational Church.
    Mark Alan Lovewell
  • Swanning around on Mill Pond.
    Ray Ewing
  • Seen at the Granary Gallery courtyard.
    Jeanna Shepard
  • Beaked stewartia at Polly Hill.
    Ray Ewing
  • Second annual West Tisbury town picnic.
    Ray Ewing
  • West Tisbury farmers' market.
    Ray Ewing
The celebrated New York Times outdoor columnist and paratrooper who parachuted into Normandy during World War II, died Saturday.
Perpetuating tradition, a hardy band of Islanders dove head first into the ocean at Long Point Wildlife Refuge on New Year’s Day for the annual plunge.
With an eye toward trimming expenses, the up-Island regional school district committee this week postponed voting on a budget for the next fiscal year.
Diana Waring and Robert Myers, of West Tisbury, announce the birth of a son, Leo Fisk Alfred Myers, born on Oct. 18 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Leo weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces at birth.
Caroline Mayhew and Daniel Mayhew, of West Tisbury, announce the birth of a son, Wren Isaac Mayhew, born on Oct. 27 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Wren weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces at birth.
Hilary Moore and Patrick Moore, of West Tisbury, announce the birth of a daughter, Olive Emory Moore, born on Oct. 21 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Olive weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces at birth.
Agatha M. Breidenbach of Iliff, Colo., died peacefully on Dec. 16 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Michael Adell died on Friday, Nov. 8, at home in West Tisbury. He was 82.