Yearly Archives: 2009

Hospital chairman named trustee of the year

Seasonal West Tisbury resident John P. Ferguson last month received New England Healthcare Assembly's (NEHA) prestigious 2008 Trustee Leadership Award, which recognizes the "significant...

West Tisbury unearths unused scholarship

West Tisbury selectmen last week deeded a long-forgotten $3,600 scholarship trust fund to the Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society Scholarship Fund. Residents established the fund as...

Tisbury annual report wins award

Tisbury's 2007 annual town report won second place in a statewide contest held by the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA), in the category for towns...

Sail Martha’s Vineyard offers captain’s course

Sail Martha's Vineyard is offering instruction geared toward getting a commercial captain's license once again this winter. An informational meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January...

Shedding light on electric co-op and Island concerns

Cape Light Compact (CLC) administrator Maggie Downey will provide a power-point presentation and answer questions about the recently formed Cape and Vineyard Electric Cooperative...

Despite the weather, thanks

To the Editor: While the weather hampered some well-laid plans for Martha's Vineyard's Last Night First Day celebration, we would like to recognize the role...

Question 2 will work

To the Editor: As Question 2 is being implemented across the state, opponents just can't resist clamoring that the new law reducing penalties for adult...

Dour ditty

To the Editor: Here's an interesting little song I found in my old vinyl albums last week. The song was sung by the Kingston Trio...

Guns and sneakers

To the Editor: The outgoing, twice-elected Bush/Cheney administration should be feted for its strong support of Israel, America's most reliable ally in the Middle East....

Fisheries mis-management

To the Editor: Are the seiners going to steal your bait in 2009? They will if new regulations being proposed by the Massachusetts Division of Marine...