Yearly Archives: 2012

West Tisbury selectmen agree to Mill Pond watershed study

West Tisbury selectmen put off any decision to dredge Mill Pond in favor of a comprehensive look at the entire watershed.

Edgartown will receive $5 million state grant for new library

The state grant is a milestone in the town's long and contentious effort to build a new library.

Ruth B. King

Ruth B.

VA describes new hospital contract details to Island veterans

Providence VA Medical Center officials discussed and explained their new healthcare contract with Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Essay: The varied tributaries to a Mill Pond decision

If the Mill Pond was seen and visited by few, eliminating it would be much less of a social and philosophical problem.

David Thrift pleads guilty; gets 10-13 years for rape of a...

The sum of charges against the rapist might have earned Mr. Thrift a lifetime in prison, Judge Cornelius J. Moriarty told him.

Preston Gray Harris

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Court diversion program offers young offenders a second chance

The program provides certain first-time offenders between the ages of 17 and 21 with an opportunity to avoid the court process and a criminal record.

Edgartown School students inspire plays about bullying

Writer/director Donna Swift of IMP for Kids created two plays that feature students' writings on their thoughts and experiences with bullying.