Yearly Archives: 2011

John Wajda

John Wajda, 43, of Lower Waterford, Vermont, and formerly of Martha's Vineyard and Methuen, died on Wednesday, January 12, while at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

William N. deBettencourt Jr.

William N.

JetBlue announces special $49 fare between New York and Island

JetBlue Airways announced Tuesday it would offer an introductory fare of $49 for its new seasonal service between Martha's Vineyard and John F.

Internet safety for young people is the topic

The Martha's Vineyard Youth Task Force will sponsor a free presentation for parents by Internet safety expert Kaitlyn LeClerc Greer at 7 pm, Wednesday at the YMCA.

Edgartown School abuzz with geography bee

Edgartown School will host its 23rd annual National Geographic Bee at 9 am on Tuesday, January 18, in the gymnasium.

Charges sought against two for smuggling drugs into jail

Dukes County Sheriff Michael McCormack said he will seek charges against an inmate and a jail visitor following an attempt, on January 5, to smuggle drugs into the Dukes County jail.

Tisbury, Oak Bluffs selectmen discuss regionalization

The Tisbury selectmen, meeting with the Oak Bluffs selectmen Tuesday, at the start of their regular evening meeting, agreed to convene in executive session to discuss contract negotiations.

Deep Bottom fire investigation yields few answers

An investigation into the Christmas day blaze that completely destroyed a four-bedroom house in the Deep Bottom subdivision in West Tisbury has answered the question of where the fire started but not why.

Barbara F. Seward

Barbara Flanders Seward, 87, of Menemsha, died peacefully on January 3, 2011, at Tobey Hospital in Wareham.

Rupert speaks

To the Editor: Rupert has written a letter but I had to sign it for him: "Hey listen up. It's not about you. It's all about...