Yearly Archives: 2011

Weekly Update – Christmas in Edgartown and more, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown begins Friday, but besides this weekend-long festival, many other events like Boy Scout Court of Honor happening this week.

Aquinnah voters approve solar array at town landfill

A concerted push by town officials paid off with a strong voter turnout. A total of 49 voters attended the special town meeting despite the dark, rainy night.


The list of real estate transfers published on Dec.

Farm Neck Foundation awards 2011 grants totaling $36,000

The Farm Neck Foundation recently announced that it awarded a total of $36,000 in grants to 16 separate Vineyard organizations in 2011.

Gas prices continue slide on mainland

Gas prices in Massachusetts fell for the third straight week, according to the latest survey by AAA of Southern New England.

Islanders invited to lay a wreath across America ceremony

A special Wreaths Across America ceremony to honor veterans nationwide takes place at 10:30 am Friday, at the directory at the Avenue of Flags in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Vineyard Haven.

Senate president shifts on wind energy bill

The Governor was a vocal proponent of the wind turbine siting reform bill, but the legislation has not been among his major talking points this year.

Alcohol license sparks debate in Oak Bluffs

The Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company will become a year-round operation, with the approval of an annual alcohol license by the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen at their Tuesday meeting.

Edgartown library director announces she will resign

Edgartown library director Felicia Cheney submitted her resignation to the library board of directors at their regular meeting Monday evening.

Martha’s Vineyard High school committee okays $17 million budget

The major budget increases are tied to contract obligations and include health insurance, salaries, and longevity pay, according to school officials.