Yearly Archives: 2012

Equipment failure and crash cut power on Martha’s Vineyard Friday

A morning equipment failure in Oak Bluffs and an afternoon car accident in West Tisbury, caused separate power outages in Island towns Friday.

Governor, DPH scraps school bake sale ban

Public and legislative criticism raged, so the Patrick administration backed off the bake sale decision.

Aquinnah voters agree to overrides, reject Roundabout

Aquinnah voters approved all override spending questions. However, they were not so approving of the Roundabout.

New state nutrition law bans bake sales during school hours

A new law, effective August 1, bars bake sale goods, candy bars sold in fundraisers, birthday treats, and more in public schools.

Steamship Authority, Tisbury chart harbor shoaling solution

Powerful ferry propellers push sand into harbor mooring areas.

Osprey stole the show, fish, at kids trout derby

An acrobatic osprey was the highlight of the 38th annual Martha's Vineyard Rod and Gun Club Kids Trout Derby, Saturday.

Tom Hale – eighty years of sailing with his hand at...

Tom Hale launches his boat and a lifetime of sailing memories.

Influx of squid delights Martha’s Vineyard

On Memorial Wharf in stately Edgartown, a perennial squid hot spot, the calamari and bait fishermen stood shoulder to shoulder well into the night.

Senate presses for CPA changes adopted by House

The House plan enables communities to use CPA funds on athletic fields, parks and playground projects.

Depleted herring stocks are cause for concern

The National Marine Fisheries Service recently determined that these forage fish should be examined for protection under the Endangered Species Act.