Yearly Archives: 2011
Fixed-interest college loans will immediately become available to families through the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority, the Patrick administration announced Tuesday.
Individuals and families in Massachusetts who want to buy health insurance on their own, outside of an employer's plan or government-subsidized program, should do so during an open enrollment period in effect now through August 15.
The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank commission is celebrating the agency's 25 year mark by inviting the public to enter a photography scavenger hunt.
Cottagers Incorporated, a group of professional African-American women formed in 1956, will hold its 28th annual tour of historic houses in Oak Bluffs from 10 am to 3 pm, Thursday, July 21.
More than 80 boats of every size and class have been registered for this weekend's Vineyard Cup, and organizer Sail Martha's Vineyard expects more by the time registration closes.
Oak Bluffs police arrested five people, one of them twice, while responding to 78 calls over the weekend.
The Tisbury Volunteer Ambulance Association is calling on Island drivers, especially young drivers, to take a pledge vowing not to use mobile phones while driving.
Edgartown selectmen unanimously appointed Carl Watt, chairman of the library building committee, to the library board of trustees at their Monday meeting.
The distinctive sound of the Chilmark fire siren and noon whistle will once again sound over the pastoral up-Island landscape.
Be on the lookout for new parking signs on Vineyard Haven's Main Street in the next week to 10 days, warns department of public works Fred LaPiana.
Oak Bluffs selectmen decided not to reverse new parking regulations voted at their
Edgartown selectmen Monday honored town lifeguards for their valiant but ultimately unsuccessful efforts to save a Watertown man who died in a
A ten-year-old bested some of the Island's hardest fishermen in the 12th annual VFW fluke derby this past weekend.
Oak Bluffs selectmen got a good talking to and $30,000 to hire a town accountant, a post unfilled since October last year.
The Tisbury selectmen voted Tuesday night to contribute $2,700 towards an Island-wide housing needs study, despite misgivings about its funding.
The man who guided the new Martha's Vineyard Hospital building project to completion was honored in a small ceremony on June 30.
Tisbury selectmen did not say hooray after zoning officer Ken Barwick removed the plywood "Hoo Rah for Bill" sign.
A glitch in the grant application process means the Island will lose federal subsidies for child care and home improvement.
I think of all the flowers in my garden the day lily is my favorite.