Yearly Archives: 2012

State replaces longtime Lagoon Pond bridge tender Bob Maciel

A move to consolidate operations has left the longtime West Tisbury bridge tender, who held the job for 30 years, very disappointed.

P.G. Harris of Chilmark dug deep into the Island past

A eulogy for P.G. Harris of Chilmark and call-to-arms to save one of the earliest portrayals of life on Martha's Vineyard.

Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank names new president

Paul Falvey is the new President and CEO of Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank. He replaces Chris Wells who resigned suddenly last May.

The arts help fuel Martha’s Vineyard’s economic engine

Media representatives gathered for a panel discussion about presenting and promoting local arts and culture.

Historical Perspective: Edgartown Lyceum provided a home for spirited debate

The debates covered a multitude of topics, from the philosophy of man, to the rights of women, to the building of a new Edgartown schoolhouse.

Polar Bears growl about Inkwellnessmv marketing

The informal morning swim group objects to the use of its name and images in a new company's branding.

School committee extends Superintendent Weiss’s contract

Committee chairman Susan Mercier said Mr. Weiss has done a phenomenal job and she was thrilled to extend the contract for two more years.

William Street in Vineyard Haven closed to traffic on Halloween

William Street in Vineyard Haven, from Spring Street to Woodlawn Avenue, will be closed by the Tisbury Police Department to motor vehicle traffic, from 6 to 9 pm on Wednesday, October 31.

Oak Bluffs police search for curly haired house intruder

An Oak Bluffs woman who was alerted by her dog that someone might be in her basement confronted an intruder in her house off Syracuse Avenue at about 2 pm on Friday, October 19.

Edgartown selectmen hear plea to help Sengekontacket Pond

State regulators set nitrogen loading targets that will require action from the town.