Yearly Archives: 2011

Memorial Day picnickers make a splash in Tisbury

A forecast of thunderstorms, which never came, did little to dampen the turnout at the Memorial Day Picnic on the grounds of the Tisbury Water Works.

Who killed the music?

What a wonderful, long weekend Memorial Day was on-Island! Throughout the long, cool, wet spring, I had been envisioning a sunshine-filled weekend.

Academic Honors

Gabriella DaSilva of Tisbury at Northeastern University in Boston.

At Large: With time to kill, a nosy Parker says, I’ll...

You may be one of those folks who object to waiting.

To the Next Generation

The urge to migrate did not fail her,after a winter in Venezuela.

Martha’s Vineyard high school nine ends season on high note

Martha's Vineyard high school baseball team ended the season May 26, with some of the best play of the year, and defeated Norfolk Aggie at Walpole, 10-1, behind Will Stewart, who went the distance.

A missing sign, a hopeful resolution

Tuesday we wrote to the parents of the teenage girl who rode her bike down Dukes County Avenue in Oak Bluffs on May 30 to steal our property: Please ask your irresponsible daughter to return the 3-foot copper Dragonfly figure that she brazenly ripped from the side of our building — in plain view of traffic and pedestrians at about 7:45 pm on Memorial Day evening.

Another vote for amplification

As I sit and write this letter, I'm also getting ready to go play an outdoor, amplified concert in a beautiful Nashville, Tennessee city park.

Tell me who you are

I would appreciate it if the anonymous person who planted a geranium on my husband's grave would contact me, so that I could acknowledge their kindness.