Yearly Archives: 2010
Alison Smith, 29, of Boston and formerly of Edgartown died suddenly on Sunday, May 9, at Tufts Medical Center.
First course — Surf and turf with scallops by Johnny Graham of the Home Port, paired with Mondavi cabernet.
Starting Monday, faucets will run dry as the Tisbury Water Works (TWW) begins water service shut-offs at properties on a long list of customers whose accounts are delinquent.
This summer, the Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society (MVCMS) celebrates its 40th anniversary with five concerts in Edgartown and five in Chilmark during July and August.
On Sunday, the Gay Head lighthouse was open to the public for the first time this season.
Now that all six Island towns have voted substantial increases in appropriations for rental subsidies at annual town meetings, the Dukes County Regional Housing Authority rental assistance program is expected to resume helping the same number of families as it did when fundraising struggles began last fall, according to housing authority executive director David Vigneault.
Rosemary Gambino, owner of Rosecuts Salon on Causeway Road in Vineyard Haven, is spearheading a Vineyard effort to collect hair, fur, and wool trimmings, and nylons to aid in the cleanup of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
I sent this letter to Mark London and Paul Foley of the Martha's Vineyard Commission and to Sam Dunn, the developer.
Based upon the testimony so far, commercial developer Sam Dunn's plan to add business and residential spaces in what is now open space bordering on the Vineyard Haven arm of the Lagoon Pond will meet current regulatory standards.
Friends and families gathered across the Island to celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday, while some made a weekend of it.
As many as 200 people showed up Saturday at the Chilmark Community Center to enjoy a day filled with family activiities, crafts, games, food, live animals — all in support of the Chilmark Preschool.
After living on Martha's Vineyard for more than 20 years, I have come to believe that because we are an island, we have the unique ability and now, a window of opportunity, to become self-sustaining by creating our own electrical power.
The news this morning is that the real estate market shows unmistakable signs of stabilizing.
There was quite a crowd attending Beth Toomey's retirement party at the Ag Hall last Saturday night.
The Martha's Vineyard Surfcasters Association will sponsor a free kids fishing jamboree, from 9 am to noon, with lunch provided, at the Edgartown School on Saturday.
Bodysense, at Old Coach Road in West Tisbury, has added Virginia Vogt, a licensed aesthetician, to its staff.
Relieved Island bankers and real estate professionals see an 87 per cent increase in Island property sales in the first quarter of 2010 as a solid sign of recovery.
Thank you to everyone who extended so many positive comments regarding my Mother's Day column last week.
On Saturday night, about 200 community members, friends, and colleagues gathered at the Agricultural Hall to thank Beth Toomey for her work as the police chief of West Tisbury and to celebrate her retirement from police work.