Yearly Archives: 2011

Wild Side: The grasshoppers, crickets, and katydids of Martha’s Vineyard

There can be great pleasure in getting to know a whole new universe of critters who share theI Island with us.

Business Brief: Vineyard Home Center makes short move

The Vineyard Home Center moved - but not far - from 426 to 454 State Road in Vineyard Haven.


A photo of a hole the waves punched in the dunes behind Lucy Vincent Beach (

DCR will present plan to reduce state forest fire risk

The state is concerned about the buildup of dead and dying trees in the 5,000 acre state forest and the risk should there be a fire.

Blue Heron Farm is put on the market for $23.7 million

In real estate the mantra goes: location, location, location.

Tisbury police investigate thefts, joy rides at park and ride lot

Tisbury police advise do not leave your keys in your car and do not leave the car unlocked.

Oak Bluffs selectmen agree to hire police officer

Selectmen agree to replace a retired police officer, and accept bids for auto repair and electrical services at their Tuesday meeting.

Edgartown selectmen, wastewater commission, at odds over policy

Edgartown selectmen agreed to seek an opinion from their independent auditor about new accounting policies adopted by Edgartown wastewater district commissioners.

Woods Hole researcher says beach sand may harbor harmful bacteria

Researcher suggests use common sense to avoid illness from bacteria that beach sand may harbor.