Yearly Archives: 2011

Dukes County may study separating airport, cutting staff

A Dukes County Commission subcommittee will recommend that county officials consider a series of changes to county government designed to follow the recommendations of a Department of Revenue study critical of county operations.

Martha’s Vineyard parents urged to check child car seats

Edgartown police hosted a 40-hour training class last week to teach public safety personnel how to inspect child safety seats and help parents understand how to use them.

Florence Lavelle

Florence (Campos) Lavelle, 87, of Hyannis and formerly of Vineyard Haven, died on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at the Cape Cod Hospital.


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Tisbury increases Main Street parking limit to two hours

In an effort to provide a spark to the town's struggling business community, Tisbury selectmen on Tuesday unanimously voted to extend the parking limits on Main Street from one to two hours.

Business Brief: Vineyard Vines will open second Martha’s Vineyard store

Brothers Shep and Ian Murray of Edgartown, CEOs and co-founders of vineyard vines®, announced the opening of their newest retail store at 56 Narragansett Avenue in Oak Bluffs.

Senate rolls out municipal health plan

Weeks after labor leaders ripped a House plan to restrict their bargaining rights over municipal health insurance plan details, the Senate on Wednesday rolled out a counter-proposal that would give unions a comparatively larger role in negotiations over plan changes while still offering the promise of $100 million in savings to cities and towns.

Natalie B. Brush

Natalie Bosworth Brush died peacefully on the evening of May 9.

Mary H. Snyder

Mary Haggerty Snyder, 87, died at her Vineyard Haven home on Tuesday, May 17, 2011.

MVTimes announces changes to Martha’s Vineyard tourist product

Islanders and visitors will notice changes to The Martha's Vineyard Times' Vineyard Visitor publication, beginning this week.