Yearly Archives: 2010

Martin Luther King still shows the way

The theme of the annual Martha's Vineyard NAACP membership and award brunch this year was "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Barack Obama" and...

Classic undertaking

I'm not going to talk about New Year's resolutions again. That ship has sailed. I'm sure that by this time, three weeks into 2010,...

Island to island: Help for Haiti

Fadnor Pierre's family is alive. Worry gnawed at the former Vineyard resident for five days last week while he waited for news of the...

Good Taste: What’s new

Tisbury Farm Market held the first of several wine and cheese tastings last Friday evening. From 5 to 7 pm, shoppers were treated to...

Origami unfolded: “Between the Folds”

Paper hats, paper airplanes, and origami cranes seem like child's play. The documentary "Between the Folds" demonstrates that paper folding is far more sophisticated...

Essay: An unexpected winter visitor

On Sunday morning two weeks ago there was a fluffy orange mound huddled in the tray of my birdfeeder. I thought I had eaten...

Editorial: The high price of affordability

The provision of needed affordable housing on Martha's Vineyard has become exclusively the responsibility of a series of public-private partnerships. Zoning and development rules...

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

January 8, 2010 Samuel G. Arruda, West Tisbury; DOB 1/10/85, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon: one year pretrial probation. Matthew Hannigan, Edgartown; DOB 8/25/75,...

Chilmark

"There are things that we don't want to happen but have to accept, things we don't want to know but have to learn, and...

Six win Chilmark homesites

Cameron Parry is one of six Island residents whose dreams came true Tuesday. Along with five other lucky residents, he will be able to...