Yearly Archives: 2012

Three seek two seats on Oak Bluffs board of selectmen

This week, The Times posed a series of questions to the three candidates for selectmen in the election on April 12.

Martha’s Vineyard’s Morrice Florist spans three generations

The well know business on State Road in Vineyard Haven is in its 73rd year as a family-run Island business.

Martha’s VIneyard District court report

March 26, 2012 Josenaldo Aciola Deoliveira a/k/a Celio De Barrios, Vineyard Haven; DOB 7/11/69, assault, threat to commit a crime, intimidating a witness: continued to...

Task Force nabs three New Bedford based Island drug suppliers

The Martha's Vineyard Drug Task Force has arrested two men from New Bedford and a woman from New Bedford but with Martha's Vineyard ties, who, police said, had set up shop to deal illegal narcotics out of rooms in the Surfside Motel on Oak Bluffs Avenue.

Edgartown police seek charges in State Forest car break-in

Edgartown Police will seek charges against two Island men they say broke into a motor vehicle and stole a purse last fall.

Surveillance nets two on drug charges in Oak Bluffs’ Niantic park

Island police arrested one man and sought charges against another after members the Martha's Vineyard Drug Task Force broke up what they described as a drug deal in Oak Bluffs Niantic park.

Edgartown votes extra rental subsidy for affordable housing

Selectmen raise questions about using affordable housing trust funds to cover shortfall.

Cessna mockup is a trial exhibit

The unusual appearance of a mockup of a Cessna airplane cabin next to the Edgartown town hall is related to a civil trial now underway between a pilot and his passengers and the Cessna Aircraft Company in Dukes County Superior Court.

Edgartown responds sharply to Comcast letter

The latest communication from Comcast Corporation in the contentious negotiation over a new cable TV contract has prompted a sharply worded response from the town of Edgartown.

Oak Bluffs addresses tour buses, beach vendors and ambulance bills

In the past, tour operators operated on verbal permission from town officials, which led to complaints from competing tour operators.