Yearly Archives: 2012

Alzheimer’s Disease is society’s next big challenge

Approaching a tipping point – in the last half of this decade, half of Amercans over 85 will have Alzheimer's. Research and generosity are key.

Dumb boat owner turns to “Smart Rail” for a dry ride

If the Smart Rails perform as advertised, The Martha's Vineyard Times fishing columnist will be able to leave the foul weather gear behind.

Tisbury ponders solutions for increased boat pump-out demand

How to handle expected increased free boat pump-outs, in light of new rules for Vineyard waters, barring dumping overboard?

Mass unemployment numbers up to 6.1 percent

Massachusetts employers added 1,600 jobs in July, but the state's unemployment rate ticked up slightly for the first time in three years.

Misplaced guardrail creates new problems at Tisbury ESF

The stanchion for the guardrail went though a conduit that must now be repaired. The finger pointing has started.

Oak Bluffs Police reported a quiet weekend, just 92 incidents

Despite crowds of visitors for the fireworks display and the last busy weekend of the summer, Oak Bluffs police had a quiet weekend.

SSA will sell knickknacks and gear

Steamship Authority members, meeting on Tuesday in Hyannis, considered a draft of the proposed 2013 summer and fall operating schedules, and a proposal to begin marketing souvenir items.

Mary Boyd named head teacher at West Tisbury School

Mary Boyd is the new interim head teacher at West Tisbury School.

Interfaith discussion with Abdul Rauf will focus on peace

On Wednesday, August 20, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and Rabbi Caryn B. Broitman will host an interfaith dialogue at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center at 7:30 pm.

Cape and Islands see jobs rise, down elsewhere

Though unemployment ticked up in July, the seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate is down in the Cape and Islands as well as in Amherst, according to the Office of Labor and Workforce Development.