Monthly Archives: July 2011

Anne W. Gordon

A memorial service for Anne Welch Gordon will be held at the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury on Saturday, August 6, at 11:30 am.

DPH raises West Nile Virus risk from remote to low

State health officials confirm infectious disease spread by mosquitoes was detected in tests this week.

Beach update: Lucy Vincent Pond is open

The Chilmark board of health reported Friday that the pond at Lucy Vincent Beach (LVB) is open.

Matt Montanile recognized by EMT peers on Martha’s Vineyard

This year's winner of the Island EMT of the year is Matt Montanile, a young Vineyard Haven resident who is dedicated to community service.

Barbara A. Bernard

Barbara Ann Bernard, 57, of Edgartown died on Tuesday, July 26, 2011.

Auditors approve Oak Bluffs books, with criticism attached

An independent audit of Oak Bluffs finances reveals no material weakness or serious deficiencies in town accounts for fiscal 2010, but in a management letter, auditors suggested several areas that need improvement.

Oak Bluffs

I really have appreciated the air conditioners these last weeks, but just when I thought I could not stand one more minute of their noisy humming, the weather changed.

West Tisbury

Temperatures in the low 70s with no humidity have provided a welcome respite from last week's hellish heat.


We have reached that point in the summer when all meteorological predictions are useless — if they say rain, slap on the sunscreen; if they say "oh, that orange blob on the radar will pass us right by," make sure your windows are securely closed.