Jon Lipsky of West Tisbury, artistic associate at The
Jean Dupon of Edgartown was at the controls of his fixed-wing, Piper single-engine airplane, on the way to Martha’s Vineyard Airport from Hyannis Saturday evening, with his passenger Susan King, when the plane’s engine stopped over Nantucket Sound.
The Martha’s Vineyard Prescribed Fire Partnership conducted controlled burns on Sunday, March 20 at Katama Airport and another sandplain parcel owned by the Massachusetts Department of Fisheries and Wildlife adjacent to Katama Airport, across Herring Creek Road.
Although there were 17 hard-fought rounds, Olivia Jacobs, a Tisbury School seventh-grader, took a beeline to the top Friday morning, at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools’ annual Spelling Bee.
Due to weather concerns and predicted highwinds, maintenance work that could cause traffic delays on the Bourne Bridge has been rescheduled to Tuesday, March 29.
The state’s largest organized labor group is throwing its weight behind a proposal to raise the minimum wage in Massachusetts by $2 over the next three years in a move that would give the state the highest base wage rate in the country.
Local churches and the Hebrew Center will unite in an Island-wide effort this weekend to call attention to the horrendous plight of people worldwide who are victims of human trafficking and sex slavery.
The Vineyard Babe Ruth Girls Softball league will hold sign ups for girls ages 8 to 11and 12 to 16 at the high school’s Sancy Pachico Gym, from 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday, March 19 and from 1-3 pm, Saturday, March 26.
The interscholastic volleyball season got under way Tuesday at the Tisbury and West Tisbury gymnasiums.
The Martha’s Vineyard fifth grade girls’ basketball travel team made it 20 wins and no defeats last weekend at the Kingston Sports Center in the South Plymouth St.