Yearly Archives: 2011

At Large: It’s not about who said what

The debate continues over online comments.

Blood drive Wednesday cancelled due to weather

The American Red Cross blood drive scheduled for January 12 at the Portuguese American Club on Vineyard Avenue in Oak Bluffs was canceled due to the snow storm that hit the region.

State law puts new limits on health plan enrollment

Massachusetts residents who do not have health insurance are now limited to two enrollment periods in which they may buy it in 2011, under a law that went into effect last month.

Barbara F. Seward

Barbara Flanders Seward, 87, of Menemsha died on Monday, January 3, at Tobey Hospital in Wareham after a long illness.

New State Road sidewalk in the works for Tisbury

Surveyors on State Road in Vineyard Haven began preliminary work this week for a new sidewalk the Massachusetts Department of Transportation Highway Division (MassHighway) plans to design and construct by summer.

Barbara Lipke

Storyteller, teacher, great-grandmother, activist, and kibitzer, Barbara Stix Lipke died on the morning of January 3 of complications of old age (85 years).

Helen P. White

Helen P (Benefit) White, 85, died peacefully with her family at her side, December 29 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Chilmark selectmen begin work on Fy2012 budget

Chilmark selectmen on Tuesday inked a deal with a marine contractor to rebuild the new wooden pier connector to the West Dock in Menemsha, reviewed several department budgets for next year, and discussed plans to add four new people to the Tri-Town Ambulance Service.