Yearly Archives: 2011

Thanks from the Salvation Army

Once again this year, the Island has proven its extreme generosity in giving to our annual "Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign.

Solar solution to the mystery

It is a mystery to me why most Islanders have not "gone solar" long ago.

As revenue falls, tempers rise in Oak Bluffs

A week of meetings generated anger, confrontation, entrenchment, but no decisions on how Oak Bluffs intends to tackle a $238,000 revenue shortfall for the current budget year.

MV Museum decision due soon on former Marine Hospital site

The Martha's Vineyard Museum (MVM) board is up against a January 31 deadline to decide whether to buy the former Marine Hospital property in Vineyard Haven.

Jon Lipsky’s “Beginner’s Luck” at Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center

Colleagues and former students of Jonathan Lipsky, artistic associate of The Vineyard Playhouse and professor of playwriting and acting at Boston University, will read his play "Beginner's Luck: The Story of King Saul in the Bible" at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center this Sunday, Jan.

Reel Picks

There's innocence and madness as the dance-obsessed ballerina Nina (a brilliant Natalie Portman), competes with Lily (Mila Kunis) for the principle role in "Swan Lake," a dual role that represents good and evil.

Chilmark farms’ wind turbine plans will be reviewed

The conflicting interests that swirl around plans to place large wind turbines on private property will be aired when the Chilmark zoning board of appeals (ZBA) holds a public hearing Wednesday on permits issued without public review to Grey Barn Farm and Allen Farm, both on South Road.

Public safety building is site choice for West Tisbury police

The West Tisbury committee charged with finding locations for a new police station presented its top choices and the reasoning behind them, at a public forum Tuesday before a sparse crowd of mostly public officials.