Yearly Archives: 2011

Islanders give thanks by helping others in need

It's a blessing for volunteers who help Islanders enjoy Thanksgiving.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission continues theater project hearing

Zoning questions about a proposed theater building at Tisbury Marketplace prompted the Martha's Vineyard Commission to continue a public hearing.

Tisbury businesses ponder impact of Bramhall & Dunn closing

The Tisbury business community reacted with a mixture of sadness and apprehension to news that Bramhall & Dunn, a Main Street anchor, will close.

Martha’s Vineyard towns to trim health costs – but how much?

After years of dramatic increases, new state legislation could allow towns to cut costs, but health plans will change for town employees.


Alexa Warburton of Oak Bluffs and Matthew Arieta of Kingston were married on October 8 at the Tabernacle, followed by a reception at Farm Neck Golf Club.

Word-of-mouth advertising and small businesses

I love trying new restaurants.

Daybreak musicians share their music with Martha’s Vineyard

On Saturday the second Daybreak "musicale" was held at Grace Church.

Wild Side: Turkeys, once native on Martha’s Vineyard, star tomorrow

Their provenance is murky, their lineage jerky, but on Thanksgiving who cares? We love our turkey.

In thinking about Thanksgiving

In thinking about Thanksgiving, I began to count the number of tropes associated with this most American of holidays.

Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast staged in Tisbury, Oak Bluffs

Two down-Island schools pull out all the stops for their fall theater productions.