Yearly Archives: 2010

Senators stake out positions on casino gambling

Competing ideologies clashed during the opening round of the Senate casino debate Wednesday, with several camps emerging: casino proponents, backers of slot machines at racetracks, advocates for Native American tribes, outright opponents of all forms of expanded gambling, and Republican critics who say Democrats are depending too heavily on gambling for economic development solution.

Pickup truck destroyed by fire

Tisbury fire fighters answered a 2:15 am call on June 16, about a pickup truck on fire in front of Kevin Diori's house at 211 Greenwood Avenue.

Wild turkey continues to thrive, despite arrow

A wild turkey with an arrow through its back is still on the run in Vineyard Haven, and he apparently continues to thrive, according to Tisbury animal control officer Laurie Clements.

Chhibber attracts interest from immigration authorities

United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has issued a detainee order for Saurabh Chhibber, an Oak Bluffs businessman convicted of sexual assault charges in Edgartown District Court on June 10.

Tisbury police officer deployed as reservist to New Orleans

Tisbury Police Officer Dustin Shaw headed to New Orleans Sunday for a 60-day deployment as a U.

Selectmen sound warning at noise hearing

Oak Bluffs selectmen convened a hearing on a noise complaint against Deon's Restaurant, at their Tuesday meeting, but no one representing the restaurant appeared.

Business Brief: Comcast executives visit the Vineyard

Comcast executives, including area vice-president Mary McLaughlin, visited the new YMCA Tuesday, highlighting the company's charitable contributions and some of its new products.

Op-Ed: Tisbury officials and police ask voters to fund contract settlement

Geoghan Coogan, Jeff Kristal, and Tristan Israel, Tisbury selectmen, and Sergeant Robert Fiske for the Tisbury Police Union jointly prepared this essay.

Cape Cod wind turbines put a spin on Island planning

A recent tour of Cape Cod wind turbine facilities organized by the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) gave a group of Island planners an up-close look at the bladed behemoths at the Woods Hole Research Center, the Falmouth Wastewater Treatment Facility, and the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.