Yearly Archives: 2012

Feds reject state gaming deal with Mashpee Tribe

Federal rejection of the compact Governor Patrick negotiated with the Mashpee Wampanoags leaves an opening for the Gay Head Tribe.

Arts, culture contribute to Martha’s Vineyard economy

Tuesday's Brown Bag Lunch series discusses ways to enlarge the role of arts and culture in the 'creative economy.'

More stop signs to come in Tisbury

Public Works director Fred LaPiana said the new stop signs are needed to slow traffic and create a safe path for pedestrians.

Tisbury selectmen say no shellfishing on Christmas day

The Tisbury selectmen approved a new mooring transfer policy, amendments to shellfish regulations, and new stop signs following a series of public hearings held Tuesday night.

Up-Island school committee okays West Tisbury School math funds

The Up-Island Regional School District (UIRSD) school committee approved requests from West Tisbury School principal Michael Halt to spend $10,000 of $15,000 allocated to the school in a research and development fund.

New Edgartown eatery gets beer and wine license

Edgartown selectmen granted a beer and wine license to Lucky Hank's, a new restaurant at 218 Upper Main Street during their meeting Monday.

Red Stocking Fund applications ready soon

The Red Stocking Fund has provided food and clothing to Island children from birth to eighth grade for decades.

Business Brief: Lorraine Parish will teach pattern design and sewing

Designer Lorraine Parish will hold a fashion design workshop where she will teach students to make patterns from their own designs and correctly sew them.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

September 27, 2012 Michael Francis Ayers, Vineyard Haven; DOB 4/9/63, negligent operation of motor vehicle, leaving the scene of property damage: continued to pretrial conference. Eric...

Working from the Island: Columnist makes West Tisbury home

Caroline Baum has written on central bank policy, the bond market, money, politics and most any aspect of the economy imaginable for over 25 years.