Yearly Archives: 2012

Thursday morning storm was a washout

A combination of high tides, strong east winds and heavy rain flooded Island roadways Thursday.

Tracey Jones takes the wheel as new Tisbury ambulance coordinator

A commitment to her town, her work, and the staff of the Tisbury ambulance service are hallmarks of the town's new ambulance chief.

On-Island, online, in business

A growing number of Island entrepreneurs are shifting most of their business online.

MVRHS students score high marks on advanced placement tests

Vineyard High schoolers exceed national averages on upper level exams.

County tells Edgartown that skunks are extra

Edgartown questions county program that does not address the growing skunk problem on Martha's Vineyard.

Vineyard Haven Library wrestles with Internet use challenges

A recent violation of a computer use policy revealed some of the challenges libraries face in offering free and open access to Internet use.

Historical Perspective: Hine’s Point Capers

The family acquired the land now known as Hines Point in 1873, and Hine's father tried to develop it by dividing it into 98 house lots.

Oak Bluffs administrator balances politics and performance

Bob Whritenour walks a fine line in a position where the demands are high, and pleasing everyone is impossible.

Oak Bluffs asks for fair formula for state aid

Oak Bluffs residents bear the burden of a formula for distributing state aid that leaves them with little benefit, the town administrator says.

Small business provides Island’s economic core

Members of SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives), an organization created and supported by the U.