Yearly Archives: 2012

Robert Gatchell – his work is in the details

Oak Bluffs woodworker Robert Gatchell keeps the Campground gingerbread fresh.

Martha’s Vineyard is not immune to domestic violence

Despite the strong language, formal legal process, criminal penalties, and good intentions, restraining orders may not always do their job.

Martha’s Vineyard women join a national trend to gun ownership

Firearms instructors are witnessing an increase in women seeking gun licenses. The reasons vary.

Vineyard judge sends Jamaica Plain man to prison

A man whose only apparent connection to Martha's Vineyard was to sell drugs here, draws a 7- to 8-year sentence for dealing drugs.

Tisbury selectmen approve Tashmoo dredge contract

The Tisbury selectmen approved a contract with Barnstable County, to spend up to $150,000 to dredge the Lake Tashmoo inlet channel.

OpenCape promises broadband connections by next year

OpenCape would bring broadband connectivity to Martha's Vineyard, as part of a larger project that will connect all of Cape Cod.

Edgartown extends summer bar hours

At the recommendation of police chief Tony Bettencourt, selectmen unanimously agreed to extend closing time an extra half hour, from 1 am to 1:30 am.

Vineyard Electronics will move across the street

Owner Linda Sibley said the regulatory process has been exhausting.

Joe Alosso retires as Oak Bluffs wastewater plant manager

Oak Bluffs wastewater plant manager Joe Alosso informed town officials this week that he intends to retire from his position on May 18.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services head will retire

MVCS executive director Julia Burgess will retire. The Island's umbrella social services agency has begun a search for her replacement.