Yearly Archives: 2012

Mass Senate energy bill tackles high costs

Legislation aimed at tackling the drivers of high energy costs in Massachusetts unveiled Monday by state senators closely mirror a bill released last week opening up long-term renewable energy contracts to competitive bidding and more than doubling the amount of renewables required to be purchased by utilities.

Tisbury tries again for Green Community designation

Tisbury went for the green but fell short in the last round of the state's picks for Green Community designations.

Martha’s Vineyard District court report

March 19, 2012 Harrison Grant Meacham, Oak Bluffs; DOB 1/22/93, keeping a noisy and disorderly house, selling/delivering liquor to person under 21: continued to pretrial...

Edgartown Bank would replace Oyster Bar Grill with branch office

The Edgartown National Bank plans to build a new branch at 57 Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs, on property the bank seized as part of foreclosure proceedings against the owners of The Oyster Bar Grill.

Tisbury Water Works starts hydrant flushing April 1

The Tisbury Water Works (TWW) will begin its annual program to flush town hydrants on Sunday, April 1.

Martha’s Vineyard firefighters battled brush fires Sunday

Martha's Vineyard firefighters from several towns were called to battle a raging brush fire off Holmes Hole Road on Sunday, March 25.

Army Corps will not penalize Edgartown for dredge project

The Army Corps of Engineers outlined steps Edgartown must take to avoid any future permit issues with the town owned dredge.

Edgartown to host world class yacht race in June

A race is scheduled for June 23 and 24, between two Transpac 52's.

Write-in candidate makes four way race for Edgartown Fincom

Tom Durawa, now chairman of the Edgartown financial advisory committee, will stage a write-in campaign for reelection to the seat.

Selectmen weigh expert view on Oak Bluffs Monster Shark tourney

State fisheries scientist Greg Skomal scientific fact from fiction for selectmen considering new restrictions on the tournament.