Yearly Archives: 2011

Lots of spending, little debate at Oak Bluffs town meeting

Oak Bluffs voters were in a spending, but not a debating, mood Tuesday.

Tisbury special consumes evening; annual meeting tonight

Tisbury voters only managed to plow through the special town meeting warrant Tuesday.

Editorial: Do you like my house? I’m not sure I like...

The Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) is conducting a review of the checklist triggers that send development projects in the towns to the regional land use regulatory agency for review.

West Tisbury annual town meeting approves beer and wine service

West Tisbury voters did their business agreeably Tuesday, approving an article to allow restaurants to serve beer and wine and another to buy the Field Gallery property and several questions relating to the renovation and expansion of the town library.


As an educator and now homeowner, I would like to extend my gratitude to the Island Housing Trust, the selectmen, the town of Tisbury, Gino Mazzaferro, and to all others who contributed to the creation of the Lambert's Cove affordable homes.

For the towns, not the MVC

It isn't necessary to make house size, minimum or maximum, a matter of referral to the M.

At Large: Step by step, but one budget step is missing

The best estimates of the economic road ahead foresee modest national growth for the next few years.

Two Oak Bluffs men arrested in $85,000 safe heist

A polygraph machine and a confession led Oak Bluffs police to two men they say broke into the house of a 77-year-old man and stole a safe that contained his life savings of about $85,000.

Oak Bluffs roundabout design subject of MassDOT public hearing

A roundabout at the intersection of Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road and Barnes Road moves a step closer to fruition next week.