Yearly Archives: 2012

Martha’s Vineyard Commission ballot deadline nears

The November election is still four months away, but nomination deadlines are fast approaching for a contest that figures large in Island life.


A story published July 5, "Military offers a different path," omitted the name of Kyle Francis's sister, Caitlyn Francis, 20, who attends the University of Georgia.

Ag Fair poultry checkup required

Poultry over sixteen weeks old by the beginning of the Ag Fair must be given a salmonella pullorum test before they can be entered.

Hospice will move to new offices in the Tisbury Market Place

Hospice of Martha's Vineyard will get a new home at the Tisbury Marketplace this fall.

Business Brief: SplitRock Real Estate broker elected to CCIAOR board of...

Peter Fyler, exclusive buyer agent and broker/owner of SplitRock Real Estate on Martha's Vineyard, was elected...

Business Brief: Ava Pearl sails full speed ahead from Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Fast Ferry christened their new ferry, the "Ava Pearl", Thursday morning and the vessel set sail for Martha's Vineyard.

Business Brief: Martha’s Vineyard designer Lorraine Parish launches new website

Local clothing designer Lorraine Parish recently launched a new website that highlights fashions created and sold in her boutique at 65 State Road in Vineyard Haven, according to a press release.

Business Brief: Ocean Park Realty announces new affiliation

Ocean Park Realty, Inc. announced their recent affiliation with the Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS®, and Cape Cod & Islands MLS...

Counting bees: two-year Vineyard pollinator study is completed

A two-year study of pollinators on Martha's Vineyard has discovered 170 species of bees.

Secretary Salazar moves to open up wind sites south of Vineyard

Interior expects to be in position to offer this area as one of the nation's first offshore competitive lease sales before the end of the year.