Yearly Archives: 2012

Regional high school committee accepts four teacher retirements

At a brief meeting Monday night the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) school committee accepted with appreciation and regret retirement letters from four longtime teachers, effective at the end of the school year.

Edgartown selectmen consider changing airport lease

Town manager Pam Dolby urged Edgartown selectmen to meet with members of the Katama Airport Commission to discuss a new lease for the town-owned airport.

Obama administration funds Martha’s Vineyard buses

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) announced Tuesday it will award $13.


An obituary for Margaret Douglas McCarter of Westport, published September 27, reported that a memorial service would be held on October 10.

Edgartown mountain bike designer hits the trails

Dave Weagle engineers top-of-the-line mountain bikes that incorporate suspension technology he patented and licenses to bicycle manufacturers.

Living Local Harvest Festival reaped lots of food and fun

Celebrating the season with a local flair.

Parents go back to school for a night at MVRHS

Parents returned to school last Thursday night for the annual "Back to School Night" at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

Visiting Vet: Even on Martha’s Vineyard, dogs get anxious, nervous

Based on his history, altered mental status, and twitching, I suspected something neurological. "This may be serotonin syndrome," I concluded.

Island scouts scale New Hampshire mountain

A group of Island scouts and parents traveled Saturday to Mount Monadnock in New Hampshire to scale the second most highly climbed mountain in the world, behind Mount Fuji in Japan.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

Many of the duplicate bridge players who are on the Island only in the summer seem to be lingering, so the sanctioned games are bursting with enthusiastic players.