Yearly Archives: 2011
June 22, Gary G.
It's been 100 years since W.H. Hart started to turn 40 acres and a fetid pond into a casual, close, summer community for family and friends.
Farmers and artisans can move their retailing outdoors once a week in Oak Bluffs this summer, thanks to the new Open Market on Sundays.
For a photog, they proved a winsome pair.
To become an Island institution, an event has to have a tee-shirt. Now, finally, the Tisbury Street Fair has ascended to that iconic level.
Gail Landers has been tending to the Oak Bluffs Cemetery for 43 years, succeeding her dad who did it for 20 years.
Pots and pans, young and old, patriotic and fun-loving, they marched and hooted and showed their colors in the Campground on the 4th.
The Edwards' hairstreak thrives in the inhospitable environment of the sterile, salty sandplains along the south side of the Island.
There was the faintest echo of Woodstock in the air on Saturday in Alley Park in Oak Bluffs, where local musicians shared their talent.
It began with a bunch of toddlers banging pots and pans. Now there are official hats and a police escort. What's next? Choreography?
Forty years ago, the Tisbury Street Fair was a novelty. Now it's an institution, drawing thousands each year.
Can you ever have too many balloons for a child's birthday?
Oak Bluffs Summer League basketball (OBSL) got underway Tuesday night at Niantic Park, with all eight teams in action, contesting four games.
Seventy young athletes participated in this year's Streetball Classic, a 3-0n-3 double elimination basketball tournament at Niantic Park, Oak Bluffs, an increase of 20 youngsters over last year's Classic.
The MVRHS boys tennis team finished the season with a record of 16 wins, two losses.
The Snaps scored six times in the fourth inning and four more in the fifth to earn a mercy rule win over the scoreless Late Fees at Veterans Park, Tisbury, Tuesday.
The Martha's Vineyard Sharks still remain tied for first place in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League standings with an 11-7 record.
David Strauss of Orfield, Pa., won the annual Fourth of July five mile Murdick's Fudge Run the Chop Challenge, Monday completing the course in 28:27.
Oak Bluffs police arrested a man in connection with a robbery at an unlocked house on Monhegan Avenue while the homeowners slept upstairs.