Yearly Archives: 2012

Governor’s Mashpee casino deal cuts out Gay Head tribe

A legal war looms. The Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe, its Mashpee counterpart, the taxpayers of Gay Head, the MVC, and the state – all may play a role.

The price of saving lives: Oak Bluffs examines EMS

The report notes a dramatic increase in demand for ambulance services over the past four years, as the town's population ages.

Islanders toast to 15 years of Vineyard House

Raising a glass is a long-honored tradition during celebrations and gatherings.

Callers collect for Tisbury Police Relief Association

Island residents are receiving telephone calls from professional telephone solicitors working for Eastern Advertising of Newton asking for donations on behalf of the Tisbury Police Relief Association.

MVTimes, Chamber of Commerce join in online Calendar effort

The Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce and The Martha's Vineyard Times are delighted to announce they have completed a project providing a shared, online calendar of events.

SSA considers ways to thwart misuse of med emergency privilege

Agents in Woods Hole have said that travelers carrying notes signed by doctors are abusing the medical emergency policy.

Ruth Berman

Ruth Carol Harlow Berman died on October 21, 2011, of congestive heart failure at the home of her son, Steven, in Grants Pass, Oregon.

Family and friends attend Mike Wallace’s burial in West Chop

On a warm, humid day, family and friends gathered at the West Chop cemetery to bury the ashes of the famed journalist and summer Island resident.

Summer People: Ellen Weiss

Ellen Weiss, a retired professor of architecture at Tulane University, is the second subject of the weekly series, Summer People.

Edgartown barbershop caters to everyman, and woman and child

Ms. Maccaferri marked her first year in business. Growth in boy's regulars, a little off the top, and military buzz cuts has been steady.