Yearly Archives: 2011

Watch for new parking signs on Tisbury’s Main Street

Be on the lookout for new parking signs on Vineyard Haven's Main Street in the next week to 10 days, warns department of public works Fred LaPiana.

OB selectmen not buying Tony’s Market plea to reverse parking ban

Oak Bluffs selectmen decided not to reverse new parking regulations voted at their

Edgartown selectmen honor lifeguards for actions in fatal accident

Edgartown selectmen Monday honored town lifeguards for their valiant but ultimately unsuccessful efforts to save a Watertown man who died in a

Nathaniel Packer, 10, takes VFW fluke derby crown with 10.1

A ten-year-old bested some of the Island's hardest fishermen in the 12th annual VFW fluke derby this past weekend.

Oak Bluffs draws emergency funds for accountant, but action delayed

Oak Bluffs selectmen got a good talking to and $30,000 to hire a town accountant, a post unfilled since October last year.

Tisbury selectmen approve funds for housing study

The Tisbury selectmen voted Tuesday night to contribute $2,700 towards an Island-wide housing needs study, despite misgivings about its funding.

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital honors the man behind the scenes

The man who guided the new Martha's Vineyard Hospital building project to completion was honored in a small ceremony on June 30.

Tisbury officials fuss over ‘hoo rah’ sign removal, to no effect

Tisbury selectmen did not say hooray after zoning officer Ken Barwick removed the plywood "Hoo Rah for Bill" sign.

For want of a few words, Martha’s Vineyard towns lose $2M...

A glitch in the grant application process means the Island will lose federal subsidies for child care and home improvement.

West Tisbury

I think of all the flowers in my garden the day lily is my favorite.