Yearly Archives: 2011

Real Estate Guide and MVTimes join in online venture

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.

Editorial: All the ways that damage is done

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.

Carelessly discarded cigarette caused Katama house fire

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.

Boys hoops squad buries Warriors

Bourne sent its boys varsity and junior varsity teams to the Sancy Pachico gym Wendesday, to do battle with the Vineyarders.

The final thieving insult

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

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 agree on acting tri-town chief

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.

Anna B. Carlson

Anna Betty Carlson, 86, of Edgartown, died on Monday, Feb.

At Large: Just trying to get it right

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.