Monthly Archives: May 2012

Tisbury aims to open emergency services facility by July

Town officials said construction issues remain to be resolved with the contractor before emergency responders can move in to the $5 million facility.

Aquinnah, Chilmark throw the switch on improved wireless service

The distributed antenna system will provide AT&T wireless signals to areas that include Moshup Trail and Menemsha.

Maine woman tapped to be Martha’s Vineyard special ed director

Lynn Silva is expected to replace long-time student support services director Dan Seklecki, who retires in June after 29 years.

Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools superintendent sets goals

Improved math scores for students Island-wide in grades 6-8 is a target for the 2012-13 school year.

The fruits of a fisherman’s labor are mighty tasty

Steve Morris, owner of Dick's, said his holiday weekend tournament attracted more fishermen than in the past three or four years.

Christopher Wells resigns from Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank

Christopher Wells, Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank (MVSB) president and chief executive officer, resigned May 30, for reasons he described as personal.

Freetown votes no on Wampanoag Tribe casino proposal

Wampanoag hunt for a mainland site for a full-service casino moves now to nearby Lakeville.

Sharks baseball team season tickets benefit Hospice

Hospice of Martha's Vineyard is a baseball fan.

Permanent Endowment seeks Creative Living Award nominations

The Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha's Vineyard is accepting nominations for the 2012 Creative Living Award.

SSA officials discuss cost of service

Analysis of the Steamship Authority (SSA) rate structure, prepared by boatline management, shows that the cost of service on the Martha's Vineyard routes decreased by $62,244, or 0.