Yearly Archives: 2010

Rotary MV finds new use for used medical equipment

Beds and other well-used equipment from the old Martha's Vineyard Hospital building are no longer of use now that the move to the new $48 million facility is complete.

Catch of the week

Jimmy Moffat, 9, and his dad, Jim Moffat of Attleboro, show off a 41-inch long, 22-pound striper Jimmy caught while fishing aboard the charter boat Wayfarer with Captain Ed Jerome and mate James Taggart, and Jimmy's grandfather, Rod Ezyk of North Attleboro, on Monday morning .

A bright spot in the energy gloom

As the nation weathers its horrific, self-inflicted, environmental "Pearl Harbor" in the Gulf of Mexico, we also continue to endure the ongoing, widespread, business-as-usual devastation caused by coal use and the invisible harm emanating from our fleet of nuclear power plants (tritium leaking into drinking water aquifers, for example).

Editorial: A good idea is what you make of it

In his May report to the Tisbury selectmen, Robert Wasserman's Strategic Policy Partnership outlines the steps to be taken if Tisbury and Oak Bluffs elect to merge their police forces.

Reel Picks

There's something essentially honest about this very funny odd-couple comedy, with nervous record company rep (Jonah Hill) having to escort sex/drugs/rock and let-the-good-times-roll star (Russell Brand) from London to New York, to Los Angeles' Greek Theatre.

Dawn of a new Martha’s Vineyard hospital was mostly smooth

The new Martha's Vineyard Hospital opened for business Tuesday morning.

Tisbury special town meeting Tuesday about police contract

The Tisbury selectmen will make a second request to voters at a special town meeting Tuesday night to approve two spending articles totaling $225,000 to fund the police department union's contract settlement.

At Large: In this business, you’ve got to have a plan

Newspaper people have plenty to worry about, what with the recession and the World's Wild Web.