Yearly Archives: 2012

Autism awareness begins with one family’s story

In recognition of April as Autism Awareness Month, John Murray of Edgartown shares his experiences with his son Ryan, diagnosed with autism at 17 months.

Island towns save at VTA gas pumps

This week, the discount program allowed participating organizations to buy unleaded gas at a cost of $3.76 per gallon.

After year’s loss, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital trims costs

Martha's Vineyard Hospital estimates it will save $100,000 by eliminating a service that provided Portuguese interpretors for the mostly Brazilian patients.


Isaac R.

Academic Honors

Jeffrey W.

Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results

Bea Phear and partner Nancy Neil ran away with first-place honors at the Thursday, April 5, Island Bridge Club competition.

Martha’s Vineyard commmunity notes

Jesse Thomas, 18, of Oak Bluffs last week obtained the Boy Scouts of America's highest rank of Eagle Scout.

Flying Horses opens for the season

On Sunday, delighted children and adults took a spin on the oldest continuously operated carousel in the country.

Wild Side: To some naturalists, “native” is neither relative nor debatable

Native plants do best here, according to some horticulturalists, but what exactly constitutes a native?

Vineyard Youth Tennis – 10 years old with plans to grow

Vineyard Youth Tennis, a free tennis program for Island kids, is hoping to expand after ten successful years.