Yearly Archives: 2010

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.

Editorial: 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.

Business Brief: 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.