Yearly Archives: 2012

Oak Bluffs firefighters bid farewell to Chief Nelson Amaral

In the falling snow, Oak Bluffs firefighters, family and friends buried a man that embodied his community.

Fan Bus to Vineyard-Bishop Feehan boys hoops game Tuesday

Island hoops fans may take a fan bus to the big game in Attleboro Tuesday, as the 9-1 Vineyarders look to even the score with the 10-1 Shamrocks.

MV Times contest supplies Valentine arrows to Island Cupids

"Love in Print," will appear in color in the Thursday, February 9 edition of The Times.

West Tisbury selectmen add roundabout to ballot

Selectmen voted to place the roundabout question on the spring election ballot after a petition turned into the town clerk failed to pass muster.

Alice Oliveira

Alice Oliveira of New Bedford, died Tuesday, January 17, at the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home following a period of declining health.

State budget chief says mandatory spending will outpace taxes

A projected jump in state tax collections next fiscal year of more than a billion dollars will likely be outpaced by "mandatory spending" in four major areas, according to the House budget chief, who is also warning of "dwindling" opportunities for creative solutions to state budget problems.

Passing the baton: Boys and Girls Club hosts Vineyard 20 Miler

"We have close to 300 registered, and expect 350-400, but we're ready if 500 show up," says Pete Lambos of the 20 Miler road race on February 18.

Permanent Endowment is accepting scholarship applications

The Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard, the Island's community foundation, is now accepting applications for its 2012 educational scholarships.

State panel finds no evidence of wind turbine syndrome

Experts convened by state health and environmental officials have found no evidence of a set of health effects from exposure to wind turbines that could be described as wind turbine syndrome, according to an independent panel