Yearly Archives: 2012

Vineyard gridders edge Bristol-Plymouth, 28-26

Brighton is next for the 1-1 Islanders.

West Tisbury selectmen mull Mill Pond dredge plea

Dredging of the pond will not be cheap. Three options from an engineering firm peg the cost at between $240,000 and $700,000.

Comcast offers Chappy service, if residents share costs

The offer to provide cable service to the remote island community could break the impasse in talks for a new Martha's Vineyard cable contract.

Disaster declaration issued for NE groundfish industry

Despite fishermen's adherence to catch limits over the past few years, recent data shows that several key fish stocks are not rebuilding.

Island towns lag in connecting to new communications network

What if OpenCape built a new broadband network, and nobody connected? Martha's Vineyard is so far reluctant to join a new high capacity network.

An emotional storybook finish for Moffett Race winner

In a race dedicated to the late Harry Duane, his son and two grandsons won the Moffett Race in his beloved boat.

Gay Head Wampanoag tribe seeks court route to casino

Members of the Aquinnah/Gay Head Community Association have turned a wary eye to the legal challenge.

Derby fishermen save three off Gay Head on the last drift

The Islanders decided to make one last drift. That is when they spotted the New Bedford fishermen in the water and clinging to a cooler.

Tisbury takes local business owner to court over zoning violation

Too many trucks and no place to put them them has Trip Barnes and Tisbury zoning officials Ken Barwick in court.

Jewish community celebrates, reflects, forgives in this New Year

Rosh Hashanah begins next week, and September 26 is Yom Kippur, the Jewish religion's holiest day.