Affordable housing committee chairman Mike Colaneri told the West Tisbury selectmen last week that Sovereign Bank has reviewed the latest proposed ground lease to be entered into by homeowners of the units at 250 State Road and found it sufficient for private lending and acceptable under requirements of the federal government's Fannie Mae mortgage guarantee program.
As the Director of the After School Program for the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, I have had the opportunity to meet and integrate many talented individuals into an enriching program for our Island children.
Just a few more weeks of navigating through all those orange cones on Lake Avenue, before Oak Bluffs residents and visitors finally will have a series of interconnected walkways and more sensible traffic routes through the congested intersection.
The Island's police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel are familiar sideline sights at the many local road races and bicycle events, directing traffic, keeping the race participants safe, and tending to injuries.
As Martha's Vineyard residents contemplate the possibility of wind farms, whether modest or extensive developments on land and offshore, it may be useful to turn a curious eye to Vinalhaven, Maine, an island that is home to New England's largest coastal wind-power facility.