Monthly Archives: October 2012
Remember the petitions we approved last spring at our six town meetings? They stated "that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states may place limits on political contributions and political spending.
Barack Obama deserves to be re-elected and serve a second term as President of the United States.
Of course, politicians, unlike the general run of flora, bloom in the months, these days, years, in advance of big elections.
Being called to a marathon government meeting of representatives from the six Island towns might sound like a fitting punishment for something you did that wasn't terribly nice.
A strong northeast wind blew across the Island just in time for Halloween, blasting away any illusions that Indian summer might linger.
Onset resident and Vineyard commuter Chris Hughes is showing his art at the Vineyard Haven Mocha Mott's.
Superintendent James Weiss presented a $4.39 million fiscal year 2014 budget "” an increase of $357,258.
The Martha's Vineyard native's disappointment will be offset by the second place prize of $5,295,249.
Alberta (Sylvia) Rose, affectionately known as Betty by all, passed away at her home in Oak Bluffs on October 30, surrounded by the love and the presence of her family.
Island Grown Initiative's Two Legs Good, Four Legs Better discussion and dinner was a hearty community event.
Edgartown stores gave out treats to trick-or-treaters a few days early.
After a fun-filled 5 days of art, music, and more, organizers are optimistic Art*Island will become an annual event.
Cheered on by friends and family in Las Vegas, the West Tisbury native is still in strong contention for the $8.5 million first place prize.
A troop of family and friends will be in the audience this evening in Las Vegas. Mr. Sylvia has outlasted thousands of competitors.
Information in this file comes from emergency management officials. It is updated as received. Roads have been reopened. Ferries are operating.
A Code Red announcement issued at 5 pm, Sunday describes Sandy as a large and dangerous system. Islanders advised to take precautions.
No Steamship Authority service today to either the Vineyard or Nantucket.
Three high school teams ended the regular season on a busy Saturday. The girls and boys soccer teams won, while the field hockey team tied Needham.
The Hawks and Eagles soared to wins as the junior high track season came to a close Friday at MVRHS. Five Island schools competed in eight events.