The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News
Refreshing breezes continue as temperatures remain in the 70s. A few more beach days to come.
The remnants of Hurricane Larry created huge waves at Squibnocket Beach last Friday, with surfers of all ages enjoying. Parking was at a premium.
The Town of Aquinnah will enforce parking regulations at the Philbin Beach parking lot until September 30, as well as parking regulations in all resident permit parking areas in the city until further notice.
Across the line at Chilmark, Lucy Vincent Beach opened to the public on September 16, according to the City of Chilmark website.
At the Aquinnah Public Library, Little Bird Music will be held on the bridge on Thursdays for the next three weeks. Please bring a blanket to sit on and a musical instrument.
The Library Book Club will meet on September 23 at 3 p.m. to discuss American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. The group will meet on the bridge.
Also on September 23, Merissa Nathan Gerson, author of Forget Prayers, Bring Cake, will explore the themes of grief and community in a meeting on Zoom at 5 p.m.
The Outermost Inn will remain open until the end of September, except Monday evenings. Please call (508) 645-3511 to reserve.
The Menemsha Bike Ferry will continue to operate until September from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends.
Stephanie Hughes returned home to Nyack, NY after spending a week with daughter Gabriella Camilleri and husband Steve Hutchinson. Stephanie spoke at the Aquinnah Public Library on the topic of Shakespeare and the Vineyard. She is very happy to announce that her book will be published soon.
Isabelle Lumb left for Chicago on Thursday, after spending a year and a half with her mother Jessie Shafer and working remotely from home.
Zachary Macey, son of Jon and Amy, left for his first year at Proctor Academy, where he is a member of the lacrosse team. Zach spent the summer working at Cliffhangers.
Jessica Shafer is delighted to receive her new boat soon. His previous boat was unfortunately damaged during its transport to the vineyard.
Happy 22nd birthday to James and Nancy Benoit on September 18th.
Happy 17th birthday to Jason Baird and Jessie Little Doe on September 18th.
Happy 6th birthday to Taylor and Sarah Ives on September 19th.
Happy 15th birthday to Ken Wentworth and Liz Witham on September 23.
Happy 43rd birthday to David and Diane Jensen on September 23.
Happy 60th birthday to Ted and Judy Mayhew on September 23.
Happy birthday to Shirley Howell, who celebrated on the 13th.
Lenny Clarke will be celebrating on September 16. Jason Baird will be partying on the 17th.
Diana Lees, Nicole Ferguson and Nadia Aiguier will celebrate on the 18th and Keith Devine on the 19th. Amos Sauer will be 13 on the 20th. Janay Dlabj and Stanley McMullen also celebrate on the 20th.
Bill Murray and Trip Barnes will celebrate on September 21. Janet Foley celebrates her special day on September 22, sharing the day with William Haoa Vanderhoop, who turns 10. USCG CS1 Alex Smith will be partying on the 22nd. Leslie Clapp is partying on the 23rd, as will Ariel White. Jamie Thigpen and Jeffrey Madison will celebrate on the 24th.