Yearly Archives: 2010

Editorial: The Dunn site belongs in the public domain

Based upon the testimony so far, commercial developer Sam Dunn's plan to add business and residential spaces in what is now open space bordering on the Vineyard Haven arm of the Lagoon Pond will meet current regulatory standards.

Mother’s Day

Friends and families gathered across the Island to celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday, while some made a weekend of it.

Chicks and children

As many as 200 people showed up Saturday at the Chilmark Community Center to enjoy a day filled with family activiities, crafts, games, food, live animals — all in support of the Chilmark Preschool.

An alternative, alternative energy source

After living on Martha's Vineyard for more than 20 years, I have come to believe that because we are an island, we have the unique ability and now, a window of opportunity, to become self-sustaining by creating our own electrical power.

At Large: Real estate “” is it who we are?

The news this morning is that the real estate market shows unmistakable signs of stabilizing.

West Tisbury

There was quite a crowd attending Beth Toomey's retirement party at the Ag Hall last Saturday night.

Surfcasters invite kids to learn fishing skills

The Martha's Vineyard Surfcasters Association will sponsor a free kids fishing jamboree, from 9 am to noon, with lunch provided, at the Edgartown School on Saturday.

Business Brief: Bodysense adds new aesthetician

Bodysense, at Old Coach Road in West Tisbury, has added Virginia Vogt, a licensed aesthetician, to its staff.

First quarter real estate sales reveal significant strengthening

Relieved Island bankers and real estate professionals see an 87 per cent increase in Island property sales in the first quarter of 2010 as a solid sign of recovery.

Oak Bluffs

Thank you to everyone who extended so many positive comments regarding my Mother's Day column last week.