Yearly Archives: 2011

West Tisbury police offer security inspections

The West Tisbury Police Department has launched a property inspection program to help both residential and commercial property owners improve security.

Business Brief: Oyster Bar Grille files for bankruptcy, auction halted

MAD Corporation, the limited liability corporation that owns and operates the Oyster Bar Grille in Oak Bluffs, filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy January 14, according to federal court records.

Edgartown woman, 58, sentenced in house breaks

Christine Houston, 58, of Edgartown will serve two years in a house of correction for breaking into Edgartown homes to steal prescription pills, jewelry, electronics, and other items.

Business Brief: Calling builders, designers to the Source

Julie Robinson Interiors in Vineyard Haven will host a reception, beginning at 4:30 pm this evening, for Martha's Vineyard artists and craftspeople featured in the Sourcebook of Architectural and Design Elements Handcrafted on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket.

Burton A. MacLean

Burton Allan MacLean died in the early morning of Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at his home in Pomfret, Conn.

John L. Henley

John Lowell Henley, 81, of Edgartown died unexpectedly on Monday, January 17, 2011 at Mass.

Solar energy, facts and figuring

I couldn't agree more with Tim Twombly's assertion [Letter to the Editor, "Solar solution to the mystery, January 13] that solar thermal is a very effective strategy to protect oneself from rising fuel costs and reduce the amount of fuel or energy that needs to be purchased.

Virginia C. Burnham

Virginia Creighton Burnham, 88, of Hopedale died Friday, January 14, 2011 at home surrounded by her family.

Phil Robinson Jr.

Phil Robinson Jr.

MVC questions on agenda for Chilmark selectmen

Chilmark selectmen met Tuesday with two of the town's representatives to the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) to discuss several topics, including new Island-wide regulations for large-scale wind turbines and proposed changes to the commission's so-called DRI checklist.