Yearly Archives: 2011

Garden Notes: Weeds, seeds, and blossoms mean spring on Martha’s Vineyard

Along with daffodils, dandelion tea-making time has come around again. The tea functions as a liver and kidney tonic, and diuretic.

Chilmark selectmen will withdraw Tea Lane farmhouse article

Chilmark selectmen agreed to withdraw an article from Monday's annual town meeting warrant that would have asked for $150,000 in community preservation act funds (CPA) to renovate the historic Tea Lane farmhouse, on the corner of Middle Road and Tea Lane.

Cape and Vineyard Electric Co-op awards solar project contract

The Cape and Vineyard Electric Cooperative (CVEC) has announced the award of its solar photovoltaic (PV) project to American Capital Energy (ACE).

Chris Fischer remembers Olive, his best friend, thanks searchers

Olive, Chris Fischer's black Lab who disappeared from his home in Chilmark on December 31, was found yesterday, April 21, drowned in Chilmark Pond.

Leila M. Sequeira

Leila May Whynock Sequeira, born Leila May Whynock on February 27, 1928 in Brocton, died on March 28, 2011, at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Dukes County commissioners will treat employees to lunch

The Dukes County commissioners will sponsor a buffet lunch for county employees and invited Island officials, at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School cafeteria Tuesday.

Many helped

The Oak Bluffs Public Library and Martha's Vineyard Library Association, in collaboration with and with support from the Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, Library Friends of Oak Bluffs, and a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services sponsors an Island-wide community read, One Book-One Island program.

Audrey S. LeVasseur

Audrey Louise Smith LeVasseur died peacefully on Monday, April 18, among family and friends at Windemere in Oak Bluffs.

Florence G. Borges

Florence Grace Borges died Friday, February 11, at St.