Yearly Archives: 2011
The Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) voted unanimously on May 5, to approve a proposal for a new "Trader Joe's"-style market on the corner of State Road and High Point Lane in Vineyard Haven, not far from Cronig's Market.
The Martha's Vineyard varsity softball team surged over the 500-mark with a pair of emphatic non-league victories last week.
The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School girls' tennis team improved to 7-1 on the season with a 5-0 shutout over Chatham, Monday in Oak Bluffs.
The Martha's Vineyard United Under-12, U-14, and U-16 boys soccer squads each remained unbeaten over the weekend.
A phrase like "the bird life of Martha's Vineyard" projects a certain grandeur and sense of permanence.
It seemed like it was ladies' day at Featherstone Saturday, May 7, as more than 200 guests, almost all women, enjoyed the Garden Tea Party and Fashion Show that kicked off the annual Art of Flowers show.
Edith Marie Germane Hurd, a Vineyard Haven resident and businesswoman since 1990, died on May 4, 2011, in Falmouth from pneumonia after earlier surgery for a broken hip.
Look at these young people who are willing to serve as delegates to the 2011 Youth Leadership Summit for Sustainable Development.
Cruising around the Island these few precious May days, one tends to see a lot of pink.
The Chilmark School PTO's semi-annual kid's clothing swap was held this past Saturday in front of the West Tisbury School.
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There is a new store in Edgartown, Wheel Happy Bicycle Shop, which opened its doors this past Monday and will stay open seven days a week from 9 am to 5 pm (with additional hours added sometime in June).
While spring seems to be bursting out all over the Island, there are still spots of gray up in Aquinnah.
Sharky's Cantina kept up with tradition this year with its Cinco de Mayo party in Edgartown on Thursday, May 5.
I hope all you mamas had a nice weekend.
On Friday, May 6, a team of skincare specialists came to the Island from Macy's Hyannis and gave free makeovers at the Mansion House in Vineyard Haven.
Benjamin Warren Pease was a builder, fisherman, farmer, and decoy carver from Chappaquiddick who lived for about 15 years in Oak Bluffs.
Well the town is "in the pink," and many other colors, as most of the spring-flowering trees and shrubs are at their peak this time of year.
Though I have written a thousand Letters to the Editor in my head, never before have I put one to paper.