Yearly Archives: 2011

Senators file renewable energy contract bidding bill

Republican legislative leaders are thrusting into the General Court's arena an issue that is currently being debated before the state's highest court.

Mass jobless benefits set to rise by $28

The maximum weekly benefit rate for new unemployment claims is rising from $625 to $653.

Buyers wanted for Vineyard Haven affordable homes

The Island Housing Trust is calling for applications to buy four new homes in Vineyard Haven.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School SAT results positive

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School class of 2011 achieved SAT scores above the state mean scores in critical reading.

Selectmen hear complaints against Oak Bluffs library director

Selectmen go into closed door executive session to consider disciplinary action.

Finance update tops Oak Bluffs selectmen’s business

Oak Bluffs selectmen got an update on town finances, began shaping the warrant for a special town meeting, and appointed a search committee for a permanent town administrator, at their Tuesday meeting.

Chappy ferry will use North Water Street for vehicle line

Edgartown will experiment with adjustments in the Chappy ferry waiting line starting later this month.

Tisbury Water Works plans delinquent account shut-offs

Tisbury Water Works customers with delinquent accounts face water shut-offs if bills are not paid in full by October 14.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School MCAS scores revised

Revision of an error made by a testing contractor resulted in higher scores than initially reported for students at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) on 2011 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exams.

66th Derby results

As the Derby heads into the homestretch, fishermen can be expected to redouble their efforts.