Yearly Archives: 2011

National Weather Service forecast for Martha’s Vineyard

Rain likely, mainly before 2pm. South wind 35 to 45 mph. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing,

Irene’s path: Now a tropical storm, she will be in Canada...

At 2 pm Irene was about 15 miles south of Pittsfield, MA. She is moving toward the north-northeast and will be over eastern Canada tonight.

Hurricane preparations continue on Martha’s Vineyard

Scenes from Vineyard Haven as Hurricane Irene approaches New England.

Hurricane Irene updates: Latest storm news and cancellations

Power, out since 9:30 am Sunday in Chilmark, remains out. Trees and tree limbs down around the Island, but no reports of major damage.

Rhode Island fast ferry will suspend Vineyard service late Friday

The Rhode Island Fast Ferry will discontinue ferry service to and from Martha's Vineyard on Friday afternoon, Aug.

Latest: As Irene approaches, Island towns agree on mixed message

Latest storm information – Island officials met Thursday to prepare for the approach of Hurricane Irene but were unable to agree on one Code Red message.

Mopeds, cyclists and pedestrians make an obstacle course for cars

Bumper-to-bumper traffic on the Vineyard can be frustrating, but these locals and visitors have found ways to cope with it.

Pool updates: President Obama’s Martha’s Vineyard vacation ends

President Obama decided it would be better to be in the White House than Blue Heron Farm as Irene moved up the coast. He left Friday night.

Five Corner labor law protest ends with deflating arrest

Tisbury Police acted quickly Thursday morning to end a protest against national labor board policy.