Yearly Archives: 2012

New owners reopen Edgartown Books

Edgartown Books starts a new chapter. Jeffrey and Joyce Sudikoff of Los Angeles bought the business and building Friday.

Truck causes an unexpected withdrawal at MV Savings Bank

The Oak Bluffs branch of the Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank was temporarily closed Friday after a panel truck hit one of the drive-up window roof pillars.

Martin B. Watts

Martin B.

Ice arena selects architect for renovation effort

The Martha's Vineyard Arena has selected Mashek MacLean Architects of Vineyard Haven to develop a feasibility study for improvements, renovations, and expansions at the ice rink.

Oak Bluffs Association invites parade participants

The Oak Bluffs Association (OBA) Harbor Festival and Summer Solstice Celebration will take place on Saturday, June 16.

The start of a new fishing season makes us better people

In the wake of an influx of squid, striped bass have arrived on Martha's Vineyard and with them, a new fishing season

Aquinnah land values drop slightly, but not for beach parking

An overall drop in the nation's real estate market value, reflected in the Aquinnah assessments, did not affect one group of town property owners.

Oak Bluffs School principal apologizes for PG-13 movie

Fifth grade students were treated to a profanity laced film about a drunken superhero as a reward for completing MCAS tests.

Chilmark grumbles over DOR, as tax bills are not sent

Chilmark – small, rich, with impeccable credit – chafes at state tax department delays that force the town to borrow to finance itself.

Tisbury selectmen approve propane company’s application

Approval for a new propane storage facility off High Point Lane in Tisbury for Rymes Propane and Oil may give Island propane dealers new competition.