Monthly Archives: August 2011

Rule makers and fishermen focus on striped bass

On Martha's Vineyard in the fall hooking a big striper is the stuff of dreams and long nights. Increasingly it is difficult to find big fish.

Seller of high priced Aquinnah house goes the auction route

An auction may be an unusual way to sell a house on Martha's Vineyard, but it is increasingly common across the country.

Irene gave TTOR Chappy properties a good pasting

Storm-driven wind and waves sculpted the ever-changing Chappaquiddick shoreline and destroyed a popular TTOR boardwalk.

Oak Bluffs agrees on contract deal for interim town administrator

Selectmen agree on salary and benefits for the former Falmouth town manager, but the decision was not unanimous.

Flaws found in Edgartown accounting for library gifts

Edgartown's lawyer says accounting procedures must be changed so the town can be sure it is complying with public procurement laws.

Martha’s Vineyard towns go it alone in hurricane response

Unable to agree on any regional response, local emergency planners took a decidedly local approach.

Oak Bluffs police make arrest in Murdick’s break-in

Oak Bluffs police will seek charges against an Edgartown man, in connection with an early morning break-in and the theft of a cash register containing a significant amount of cash, from Murdick's Fudge on Circuit Avenue on Sunday, August 21.

Gas prices continue slide across the state

Gas prices in Massachusetts dipped for the fourth straight week, falling to $3.

Martha’s Vineyard schools open September 8

It's off the beaches and onto buses for students next week.