Yearly Archives: 2011

State drafts new rules for student athletes

Public health officials are aiming to have new rules, training and reporting requirements in place for the start of the 2011-2012 school year to better protect student athletes from traumatic head injuries that can occur during sports and other extracurricular activities.

Margie H. Haven

Margie Hale Haven died early Friday morning, January 14, leaving behind many loving members of the family, including her two children, a daughter-in-law, two grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren as well as innumerable friends.


I had a truly Edgartown winter Friday night last week, sitting at the Newes with a pint, surrounded by friends, listening to Michael Benjamin play a set of favorite tunes.

Tennis players raise funds for Haiti

The Vineyard Tennis Center, Workout, and Spa hosted the Winter Classic Tennis Tournament on Saturday and Sunday.

Business Brief: Curves offers free Zumba class

Curves of Martha's Vineyard, the fitness center exclusively for women, announced the addition of Zumba to its fitness lineup and a free one-week tryout.

Endowment Fund anounces spring grant cycle

The Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard is accepting applications for its spring grant cycle.

Town moderators meet at Mansion House

A group of visiting town moderators opened the floor to discussion among themselves at a meeting at the Mansion House in Tisbury on January 15.

Course helps Martha’s Vineyard families with mental illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Massachusetts is sponsoring a free Family-to-Family educational course for family members of individuals with a serious mental illness.

Boathouse Foundation donates $25,000 to YMCA

The Boathouse Foundation, a philanthropic unit of The Boathouse Club of Edgartown, presented a check for $25,000 to the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard on January 13th.

Varsity boys hockey team falls to Franklin, then Coyle

The Vineyard boys varsity hockey team played two games last week against two of the better teams in Division Two.