Yearly Archives: 2011

Bail or jail? A misunderstood process

In comments posted online by Martha's Vineyard Times readers and in conversations with Islanders inside and outside the law enforcement community, reactions ranged from criticism to outrage that Richard Morris, a familiar in the court news, was arrested once again and then released on $500 bail on January 27.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

Melissa Anne Hummel, Dedham; DOB 3/3/88, larceny of credit card: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; forgery of a document: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; four additional charges of forgery of a document: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth.

Aquinnah assessors’s office enters digital age

On first blush it's easy to be blasé about the new on-line digital assessors' map in Aquinnah that can be viewed by anyone, anywhere, anytime from the comfort of their home.

Edgartown library foundation holds back on financial commitment

The Edgartown Library Foundation expressed strong support this week for the

Reel Picks

There's innocence and madness as the dance-obsessed ballerina Nina (Natalie Portman), competes with Lily (Mila Kunis) for the lead role in "Swan Lake.

Tisbury police grievance hearing spurs closer scrutiny

Tisbury town administrator John Bugbee and town accountant Suzanne Kennedy said this week they would review police department procedures governing overtime pay and sick and vacation leave that were raised at a

Marine mural emerges at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

Artist Margot Datz has incorporated familiar ocean creatures in the lively mural she is creating in the Martha's Vineyard Hospital Community Research Room.

West Tisbury

Fields, snow-striped, lie silent and waiting.

Internet scam money trail leads to Martha’s Vineyard

Edgartown police have traced a cyberspace trail through more than a dozen states in pursuit of a craigslist scam artist who cons people into sending money to Martha's Vineyard to buy a nonexistent all-terrain vehicle.