Yearly Archives: 2011
The Martha's Vineyard Times and the Real Estate Guide for Martha's Vineyard have created a formal alliance to jointly offer new advertising options for Vineyard businesses.
News this week of the arrest of three young Islanders who this winter stole $50,000 worth of tools and equipment from their work-a-day neighbors reflects very well on the cooperating police forces who brought this criminal spree to an end.
Edgartown fire Chief Peter Shemeth says a carelessly discarded cigarette is the likely cause of a fire that damaged a house at 93 Edgartown Bay Road, near the Katama boat landing, early Thursday morning.
Bourne sent its boys varsity and junior varsity teams to the Sancy Pachico gym Wendesday, to do battle with the Vineyarders.
What's happening on our Vineyard when thieves steal under your bedroom window to steal the bed liner out of your pick‑up truck? Crime is going haywire when lowlife creeps creep up one's driveway, debasing thievery to the depths of robbing me of my truck bed liner.
Phyllis Garland, 82, a life-long resident of Oak Bluffs, died February 12 at Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where she had resided for the past 16 years.
Chilmark selectmen appointed an acting chief to the Tri-Town Ambulance squad, endorsed changes to the job description for the town harbormaster, and heard an update on contract negotiations between Island officials and cable television giant Comcast.
We are in awe.
Anna Betty Carlson, 86, of Edgartown, died on Monday, Feb.
Apart from one or two regulars — Tom Hodgson comes to mind — no one winces more disconsolately than we do at the flaws in the weekly, and more and more often, daily, dose of prose The Times publishes.
The annual Fairleigh Dickinson boys' ice hockey tournament is this weekend.
In the second round of the RCBL playoffs, Monday, the Heat eliminated the Lakers with a second win in as many games, 102–86, and qualified for the playoff finals.
Cape Wind officials on Tuesday labeled "frivolous" an appeal filed by the Nantucket Sound wind-farm opponents who say federal regulators should redo their air permit review because basic information about the project has changed since its original application, State House News reported.
John Downs, a retired schoolteacher, died peacefully at his home in Bridgewater on February 13 at 71.
This week, the chairman of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), in a press statement to The Times, said that allegations by a former employee of environmental violations on tribal lands are without merit.
No one needs to be told how the fishing industry, once an economic mainstay of the Massachusetts economy, has been declining in recent years.
At the start of the season, Saturday's matchup between the Vineyarders boys' hockey team and Coyle-Cassidy had all the earmarks of a classic, a late season battle between two old rivals with possible postseason implications for one, or possibly both, of the perennial strong teams.
My family and I want to thank the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival for running the winter series Family.
The Vineyard Youth Tennis 2011 Round Robin Extravaganza held Saturday and Sunday raised $14,852 to benefit the nonprofit organization.