Yearly Archives: 2010

Editorial: Perhaps it’s time to review the MVC enabling law

For nearly two years, between 2006 and 2008, members of the Dukes County charter study commission probed and debated the state charter that enables county government as we know it.

Chilmark to crack down, after another accident

Chilmark police cited a Chilmark man for drunk driving, following a two-car accident on Middle Road, at about 5 pm Tuesday.

Rowing against the Alzheimer’s tide

Rowers of all shapes and sizes — and especially those known for their endurance — are encouraged to join a benefit row from Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven on Saturday, November 27.


A story published on November 10, headlined "FY12 MVC budget stings Edgartown," reported incorrectly that the $25,700 added to the budget last year to insulate employees from a change made in the share they were required to contribute to pay for health insurance premiums was a one-time addition.

Sun and jet skiiers came out Saturday

Cape Cod residents, Craig Brown and Shawn Gillis, inspired no doubt by the unfamiliar sunshine that drew so many of us outdoors after days of wind, rain, and gloom, wanted an adventure.

Vineyard Coach Don Herman, on eve of Island Cup

"Temperature," said Donald Herman, when asked about the biggest difference between living on Martha's Vineyard and Savannah, Georgia, where he's from.

Deal clears way to expand Katama Airport hangar

Edgartown's selectmen, conservation commission, and Airfield commission, with the help of town counsel Ronald Rappaport, have fashioned a plan to expand the Katama Airfield hangar.

Inside info

For many it is the height of deer season, but in my house it is the start of fruit fly season.

West Tisbury

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Benjamin Ian Julier

Ian Julier died peacefully at home in West Tisbury on November 4 with family by his side after a lengthy illness.