Monthly Archives: May 2012

Vineyard judge sends Jamaica Plain man to prison

A man whose only apparent connection to Martha's Vineyard was to sell drugs here, draws a 7- to 8-year sentence for dealing drugs.

Tisbury selectmen approve Tashmoo dredge contract

The Tisbury selectmen approved a contract with Barnstable County, to spend up to $150,000 to dredge the Lake Tashmoo inlet channel.

OpenCape promises broadband connections by next year

OpenCape would bring broadband connectivity to Martha's Vineyard, as part of a larger project that will connect all of Cape Cod.

Edgartown extends summer bar hours

At the recommendation of police chief Tony Bettencourt, selectmen unanimously agreed to extend closing time an extra half hour, from 1 am to 1:30 am.

Vineyard Electronics will move across the street

Owner Linda Sibley said the regulatory process has been exhausting.

Joe Alosso retires as Oak Bluffs wastewater plant manager

Oak Bluffs wastewater plant manager Joe Alosso informed town officials this week that he intends to retire from his position on May 18.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services head will retire

MVCS executive director Julia Burgess will retire. The Island's umbrella social services agency has begun a search for her replacement.

Annual Martha’s Vineyard Kids Trout derby is Saturday

The Martha's Vineyard Rod and Gun Club will hold its 38th annual trout derby at Duarte's Pond this Saturday. The event is free and open to all kids.

Women’s Network grant will benefit Aquinnah dental lab

Ariana Feldberg, owner of Ideal Dental Laboratory in Aquinnah will be awarded a $2,500 grant by the Martha's Vineyard Women's Network on Tuesday, May 8

Catnip, easy to grow, perks up cats that are feeling low

Catnip is actually a mint, but to many cats it's much more than a flavor enhancer.

Poets Corner: Granite Orchard

Granite OrchardShaded by oaks and cedars, rowsof stones with lichen-laced lettershide among mist shrouded moundsbehind country churches.Standing straight, or tippedby time, their ancient inscriptionstell...

Auction, bivalves, and rock ‘n roll for the Shellfish Group

Fresh shellfish were served up with some spunky rock and roll on the side at Chilmark gathering.

YMCA makes kids wellness a fun day

Nearly 400 Islanders turned out for the second annual Healthy Kids Day at The YMCA of Martha's Vineyard.

Friends and family gathered to celebrate Dorothy Worden at 90

Dorothy Worden had plenty of cake to share with well wishers at a birthday celebration held in Windemere on April 19.

Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results

Rich Colter and David Donald grabbed first place in the Thursday, April 26, Island Bridge Club (IBC) duplicate competition.

Academic Honors

Renato Gomes, Samantha Hargy, Jared Livingston.

MVRHS sports highlights

Coach Ned Fennessy's squad kept on rolling last week, with victories over Sandwich and Eastern Athletic Conference rivals Bishop Feehan and Bishop Stang.

Sports highlights

Five MV United boys teams played on the road over the weekend.

Martha’s Vineyard Drug task force arrest nets 56 grams of cocaine

Police officers stopped the motorcycle rider soon after he arrived by ferry on Island Friday afternoon. He faces charges of trafficking in cocaine.