Yearly Archives: 2011

Oak Bluffs roundabout – video simulation

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Highway Division this week provided The Times with video simulations of the proposed Oak Bluffs roundabout and the existing four-way stop, for comparison purposes.

Business Brief: ABC Disposal Services acquires Allied Waste Services of Martha’s...

ABC Disposal Services of New Bedford acquired Allied Waste Services of Martha's Vineyard and took over its solid waste management operations on May 1.

Oak Bluffs special called to fill $180k health-cost shortfall

Oak Bluffs Selectmen Tuesday set June 21 as the date for a special town meeting to ask voters for an additional $180,000 to fund employee health care costs.

Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank bond rating downgraded

Standard & Poor's, a financial research agency that issues widely recognized ratings of creditworthiness, lowered the bond rating of the Martha's Vineyard Land Bank on April 12, from 'A' to 'A-.

Martha’s Vineyard Little league standings

The Martha's Vineyard Little League played a full schedule this week.

Barbara Barstow

Barbara Barstow, 93, a well-known concert violinist and symphony musician, died on April 16 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital after a short hospitalization.

track and field

The high school boys' track team manhandled Coyle and Cassidy on a cold, wind-driven rainy miserable day misnamed "spring" at the Vineyard oval, Tuesday.

AmeriCorps pitches in on Martha’s Vineyard

Nine volunteers from AmeriCorps are on the Island for two months, helping local nonprofit organizations push pet projects forward.

Editorial: A good decision and one right for these times

The Martha's Vineyard Commission, in a decision that is in some respects at odds with its unfavorable handling of projects planned for the same part of the State Road, Tisbury business district, and indeed for the same property in this case, approved a plan for a significant development at the corner of State Road and High Point Lane.