Yearly Archives: 2012

Tisbury Senior Center legal clinic offers home protection tips

Attorney Arthur Bergeron outlined home protection strategies for estate planning in the first of three free legal clinics he will present this spring.

Drill will test Martha’s Vineyard Airport emergency response

The Mass Casualty Incident drill is scheduled for Sunday and will involve emergency responders from around the Island.

Former Edgartown dredge chairman offers to pay town bills

In a letter and apology to the town, Norman Rankow offers to cover the legal and other costs of an unpermitted side project.

Edgartown wins court disputes over restaurant, tours

The Massachusetts Land Court has ruled in favor of Edgartown in a dispute over a town board's decision to permit a new restaurant on South Water Street.

Plane crash lawsuit trial moved to makeshift Edgartown courtroom

In an unusual move, the Edgartown selectmen's meeting room has been transformed into a proxy for a Dukes County Superior Court courtroom, to accommodate a civil trial now underway between a pilot and his passengers and the Cessna Aircraft Company.

Oak Bluffs selectmen approve warrant, $24.1 million budget

Oak Bluffs selectmen approved an 18-article annual town meeting warrant, and a seven-article special town meeting warrant at their Tuesday meeting.

Tisbury’s selectmen’s race is only contest

The Tisbury selectman's race between candidates Tom Pachico, a former selectman, and Jonathan Snyder, vice chairman of the finance and advisory committee (FinCom), is the only contest in the town elections on Tuesday, April 24.

Tisbury tax hearing set for March 19

Tisbury selectmen will approve the town's tax rate and amount of excess levy capacity at a hearing on March 19.

Two new eateries in Edgartown feature outdoor dining

The Edgartown zoning board of approval (ZBA) granted conditional approval for a new downtown restaurant and the expansion of a cafe at its March 7 meeting.