Yearly Archives: 2010

West Tisbury selectmen discuss affordable housing

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.

Grateful for tour

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.

Lake Avenue construction done this month

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.


In a news brief published May 6, "LCpl Anthony Sullo, USMC, returns home," Mr.

A matter of context

I will keep this brief.

New Oak Bluffs SSA terminal debut set

The Steamship Authority plans a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Wednesday, May 19, to dedicate the new Oak Bluffs ferry terminal.

Law enforcement is off to the races

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.

Business Brief: Kristine Kopp joins Integrated Health Care

Chiropractor Kristine Kopp has joined the staff of Integrated Health Care located in Vineyard Haven in the Woodland Center, according to a press release.

Growing costs of wind energy plan

The articles this week about the Vineyard Power Co-op's site-planning meeting raised two concerns for me.

How the wind blows in Vinalhaven

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.