Monthly Archives: June 2012

What’s up MV: Island celebrates America’s birthday with music

Jazz, Country, Funk and Deejays fill Island bars with music this weekend leading up to the Fourth of July.

Guitarist Pete Huttlinger has the soul and heart of a musician

The accomplished Nashville musician with the mechanical heart is sharing his talents with the Vineyard Thursday night, and Saturday afternoon.

Dukes County commissioners name new county manager

The commissioners selected a Concord, New Hampshire lawyer to be the new county manager. The decision was not easily made.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission approves Rymes Propane project

With questions resolved about the scope and permanency of a development of regional impact designation, the commission approved a new Tisbury propane business.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School committee wraps up year

As the school year ends, the high school committee is looking ahead with a five-year capital budget that includes some new, unexpected projects.

Chilmark planning board discusses housing regulations

At a Chilmark planning board meeting Monday, board members and citizens discussed efforts to control house size within the town limits.

Tisbury Senior Center legal clinic outlined strategies for wills

Attorney Arthur Bergeron and college planning consultant Sharon McLaughlin offered tips for making the most out of bequests to children and grandchildren.

Fishing association dinner provides food for thought

Fishermen and those who represent them discuss prospects for their profession at the Home Port in Menemsha.

Ted Morgan steps down from stepping off the July 4th parade

The respected Island leader and former Edgartown selectman said it was time to pass the baton after 43 years of planning the July 4th tradition.

Building not quite booming, but up in Edgartown

Building permits show construction activity on the upswing. Home sales have sparked optimism in the Martha's Vineyard real estate market.