Yearly Archives: 2011

Editorial: CPA act participation deserves reconsideration by town voters

Island towns have learned to depend on Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to help with conservation, preservation, and affordable housing initiatives.

Jilma V. Freeman

Jilma Virginia Solis Freeman died on Sunday, February 6, in Falmouth.


Alden "Onnie" Gray of Barnstable died at his home with his family near on Sunday, February 13, 2011.

Sports highlights

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School girls' varsity basketball team lost its game at Taunton to Coyle & Cassidy, Sunday, 70-46.

At Large: The obstacles to sound household management are many

It's about to be vacation week.

Generosity and kindness

Once again I am overwhelmed and humbled by the acts of kindness that recently occurred.

Girls’ travel team finishes with perfect record, Cape trophy

The fifth grade Martha's Vineyard girls' travel basketball team played Falmouth Saturday morning for all the marbles in a championship game at the Bourne Middle School gym in front of scores of cheering Vineyard and Falmouth fans.

Cambridge man wins Martha’s Vineyard 20 mile race

Three hundred sixty-four registered runners completed the 14th annual Martha's Vineyard 20-mile race, on Saturday, February 19, sixty-two fewer than last year.

A budget, yes, but more work is needed in Oak Bluffs

We have sent this letter to the Oak Bluffs selectmen and the town administrator.

Up-Island region is not a region at all

This letter has been forwarded to the Up-Island Regional School Committee, the principals of the West Tisbury and Chilmark Schools, and Dr.