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Tisbury selectmen open cable TV contract discussions

The Tisbury selectmen approved a request from Department of Public Works director Fred LaPiana for $4,000 from the town's budget for legal expenses to be used as Tisbury's share of legal fees when Island towns jointly negotiate a new contract cable television contract.


"An act of kindness by the Maxners lives on, now in three generations.

Bay State invitational

The MVRHS cross country teams competed in the Bay State Invitational Saturday, at Wrentham.

Deborah J. Sankey

A Memorial celebration for family and friends of Deborah J.

Governor freight ferry pulled out of service

The Steamship Authority's freight-carrying Governor was out of service last weekend.

Saturday fun at Native Earth

The eighth annual Popcorn Festival at Native Earth Teaching Farm is this Saturday, followed by the farm's first fundraising Pig Roast.

SAT results positive for class of 2010

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) class of 2010 achieved SAT scores above the state mean scores in critical reading.

Chappy power supply repairs underway

Edgartown officials and the electric utility NSTAR are at work to repair a failed component in the underwater cable that supplies electrical power to Chappaquiddick, the small island connected to Edgartown only by a three-vehicle ferry.

Bike ride for charity on Martha’s Vineyard

On Saturday, almost 100 cyclists paid an average of $100 to ride their bikes around the Island in the second annual Cycle Martha's Vineyard.

Huffing and puffing continues – no time to let up

We welcome the shift in the Patrick administration's wind energy development focus from state waters to federal waters.

Better crosswalk marking needed

This letter was written to the Tisbury selectmen and the Department of Public Works.

Reel Picks

Animated tale of two anthropomorphic wolves, the bossy Kate (Alpha) and good-time Humphrey (Omega), trying to get home where rival packs threaten war.

Business confidence remains flat in September

State House News Service - Business confidence in Massachusetts was flat in September, as employers, who had grown more optimistic during the second quarter, came to grips in the third quarter with the disappointing reality of a slow economic recovery, according to an Associated Industries of Massachusetts index released Tuesday.

Edgartown moves forward with solar energy plan

Edgartown selectmen will meet next Tuesday with town water department commissioners to explore further the creation of a solar energy facility on water department land.

SunWaterMV open house will highlight energy technology

SunWaterMV will host an open house designed to demonstrate how to slash fossil fuel use and harvest local energy with new solar thermal technology, at the home of Diane Hartmann, 249 Great Plains Road, West Tisbury from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday.

Island schools benefit from generous community

Both the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School and the Oak Bluffs School held fundraising auction parties over the weekend.