Yearly Archives: 2010

MVC public hearing on wind DCPC regulation

The Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) will hold a public hearing November 4, on a proposed regulation for the Island Wind District of Critical Planning Concern (DCPC).

Thanks to Susan Parker

On behalf of Susan Parker, who served on the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Committee and chaired the committee during my principalship of that school, I would like to express my deep gratitude and admiration for her service.

Trash fees going up in Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs selectmen approved a hike in trash disposal fees at their Tuesday meeting, beginning with an increase in trash stickers.

SSA votes rate hike on both routes

The Steamship Authority (SSA) met Tuesday in Hyannis and approved a package of rate increases designed to raise an additional $2.

Reel Picks

Life lessons.

Sengekontacket dredge project starts, avoids stop

The Edgartown dredge crew began hauling sand out of Sengekontacket Pond last week, beginning a long-delayed project on the Oak Bluffs side of the popular salt pond.

Editorial: Editor’s Note

This morning's Editorial, including the editor's recommendations for voters making choices Tuesday in the state election, appears in the special Voter's Guide in this morning's print edition on pages 21-24, 38, 43 and online via a link at the top of the home page.

At Large: A very fine October day

Begin with a bit of regret, because after all, oncoming winter will not wait.

Edgartown special town meeting is tonight

Edgartown voters will gather at 7 pm at the Old Whaling Church tonight for a special town meeting.


"The letter last week about the prolific (deer) tick problem mentions skunks, but only as predators of important tick eaters, the ground-dwelling birds.