Yearly Archives: 2012

Oak Bluffs emergency director resists regional emergency plan

Oak Bluffs decides to go it alone on disaster planning, raising questions about how it will coordinate efforts with other Island towns.

Tisbury’s Main Street blooms with new businesses

Two new businesses will open on Saturday, joining several others that sprang up this spring, a commercial rejuvenation of downtown Vineyard Haven.

Wampanoag Tribe affirms earlier vote on Vineyard casino

A general membership meeting Sunday again highlighted the split between Martha's Vineyard and mainland members over siting a casino in Aquinnah.

Martha’s Vineyard will commemorate Memorial Day in many ways

The Island's holiday weekend events include marches to the sea by island school children, a veterans' parade and ceremony, and a town picnic.

EPA considers no discharge zone; seeks public opinion

The Environmental Protection Agency is considering a proposal to designate coastal waters of south of Cape Cod as No Discharge Area.

Three WWII veterans recalled wartime experiences for oral history

A few short excerpts from the oral histories of three Vineyarders who served in WWII.

Oak Bluffs selectmen favor bank plans for former Oyster Bar

The Board of Selectmen approved plans for 57 Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs on Tuesday.

Edgartown police get citizen assist in arrest of drug suspect

Hunter P. Denman, 31, tried to flee when confronted by police, who got an assist from a nearby store manager in subduing the suspect.

Steamship Authority expects a busy summer

Steamship Authority figures to date may be the harbinger of a good summer.

Feds plan to dispose of Edgartown’s landmark lighthouse

A nautical beacon and Edgartown Harbor landmark is on the block.