Yearly Archives: 2012

Fire Partnership held a controlled burn Monday in Long Point

The Martha's Vineyard Prescribed Fire Partnership conducted a controlled burn Monday at The Trustees of Reservations' Long Point Reservation in West Tisbury.

MVC agrees to continue DRI public hearing to Nov. 29

Under pressure from Edgartown officials, the Martha's Vineyard Commission agreed to take further public comment on the DRI checklist.

Tisbury police officer hurt in cruiser accident

Officer Kelly Kershaw suffered minor injuries when her cruiser struck a tree Tuesday night. State police are investigating the State Road accident.

Contractors object to MVC big house checklist’s ‘character test’

What's wrong with big houses on huge lots, builders ask. And, who decides what's in character and what's not? Is big-ness the only criteria?

Driver in July 4th crash faces two counts of vehicular homicide

Thomas Jones is to be arraigned on November 30, for his role in causing the crash that killed his son and a young woman.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School budget at $17.6 million

An additional science teacher and increased costs for special education in residential care facilities off-Island are the big-ticket budget increases.

Martha’s Vineyard school enrollment remains consistent

Enrollments in the elementary schools are up by about 1.3 percent and in the regional high school by about 1.9 percent this year.

West Tisbury dog owner questions why pet was shot

The animal control officer said the farmer was within his rights to shoot the a part Sheltie, part border collie named Chi.