Yearly Archives: 2010

Alison Smith

Alison Smith, 29, of Boston and formerly of Edgartown died suddenly on Sunday, May 9, at Tufts Medical Center.


A short published in the May 6 issue of The Times, "Minnesingers sing for spring," incorrectly identified the location of the Minnesingers concert.

Kings of Cabernet Dinner Menu

First course — Surf and turf with scallops by Johnny Graham of the Home Port, paired with Mondavi cabernet.

TWW starts water shut-offs Monday for unpaid bills

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.

Noteworthy events

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.

Gay Head “” lights up

On Sunday, the Gay Head lighthouse was open to the public for the first time this season.

With taxpayer appropriations, rental housing assistance stabilizes

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.

Business Brief: Rosecuts aids in Gulf oil spill cleanup effort

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.

Not an endorsement

I sent this letter to Mark London and Paul Foley of the Martha's Vineyard Commission and to Sam Dunn, the developer.