Yearly Archives: 2011

Geraldyne G. DeBettencourt

Geraldyne Grace DeBettencourt of Oak Bluffs died on December 19, 2010 at the Cape Heritage Nursing Home in Sandwich.

Gretchen V.T. Shaw

Gretchen Van Tassel Shaw died on Tuesday, January 11 (1/11/11), at her home in Brunswick, Maine, just weeks short of her 93rd birthday, with her three children and her cat Katydid nearby.

Heat heat up, Bulls falter as RCBL nears playoffs

With one week left in the RCBL regular season, playoff seedings are still up in the air.

West Tisbury

It's time to cut forsythia branches to bloom inside.

Editorial: The right decision

Sheriff Mike McCormick made the right decision in December, just before Christmas, when he allowed Kelly McCarron to complete her imprisonment at home, wearing an ankle bracelet, rather than at the Barnstable House of Corrections, where she had served seven months of her one-year jail term for vehicular homicide (January 12,

Wind towers will pester neighbors for decades

I just read that that the Chilmark board of appeals approved two 14-story wind towers with turbines that may disturb neighborhoods for 50 years.

$11 million price tag for new Edgartown library

The Edgartown library design committee estimates a new library at the site of the Old Edgartown School will cost $11 million, of which $4.

Oak Bluffs

I guess we have to start looking at the blessings this freezing cold weather brings.


Our deepest sympathies are with Tom Hale and the family of Margie Haven.