Yearly Archives: 2012

At 98, Eleanor Shabica has not lost her Olympic spirit.

Rain and age could not keep Eleanor Shabica from the Chilmark Road Race finish line.

Researcher studies Island’s rising sea levels and vulnerabilities

If the sea level were to rise by three meters, graduate student Jonathan Pollack estimates 9 percent of Martha's Vineyard would be lost to the sea.

Chick fish flick is a guilty Manhattan pleasure for one angler

There are rumors of bonito at the Hooter that exceed the number of fish inshore, but the Yemen has salmon and the Cape has albies.

Grand Illumination takes place tonight, Thursday

The annual illumination of the Oak Bluffs campground was moved to tonight, Thursday, due to predicted rain.

Verizon proposes cell tower on private West Tisbury property

West Tisbury's zoning board of appeals (ZBA) will hold a public hearing on September 6 on a proposal by Verizon to erect a wireless communications tower on the property of Robert Doane, off New Lane.

Late night crash in West Tisbury leads to arrest

A young West Tisbury man faces numerous motor vehicle charges following an accident late Monday, in which he narrowly avoided striking a family in an oncoming car, police said.

Edgartown selectmen sentence Pumpkin and Bessy

At the Edgartown selectmen meeting Monday, the board held a hearing to address the complaint of a vicious dog.

Ag Fair has last minute schedule changes

Fair organizers have announced several changes to the schedule.

Voter registration deadline for state primary is Friday

While discussions of the presidential election the most discussed, the Commonwealth wants voters to think more locally and register for state elections.

Alzheimer’s disease research update

On Monday, August 20, from 5 to 7 pm at Farm Neck Golf Club, the