Yearly Archives: 2012

Editorial: Dukes County proves once again that it must be extinguished

The Dukes County Charter Study Commission failed voters during its 18-month review of county government, between 2006 and 2008.

Unpermitted side deal muddies waters for Edgartown dredge

The dredge advisory committee chairman's resignation followed a confrontational meeting with the other members.

Martha’s Vineyard community airs offshore wind farm concerns

Visual impact and effects on marine life from a proposed offshore wind farm topped Islanders' concerns in a meeting with energy officials.

Bidder on Dukes County courthouse work contradicts manager

David Campbell, the only bidder, said he was unaware that the county had signed a contract to repair the courthouse windows.

History of Dukes County management is an uneven affair

The Dukes County commissioners have opened the door to making the job of county manager parttime.

Health plan shifts costs to Martha’s Vineyard public employees

A new health insurance plan for many Island town and school employees is expected to reduce overall premiums but requires higher deductibles and co-pays.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School enrollment to rise

Martha's Vineyard schools may see enrollment grow slightly at the high school and level out in the elementary schools in the next five years.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

Samuel Mercier, Oak Bluffs; DOB 7/17/87, OUI-liquor or .