Yearly Archives: 2012
Town finance committees – and the Dukes County finance advisory board, for that matter – represent an indispensable hedge against calamitous financial decisions made by each community's operating political leadership.
At its annual conference May 4, at Boston University, the New England Scholastic Press Association recognized The Martha's Vineyard Times and me for 25 years of support for the High School View.
The Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank Friday honored the winners of a bank-sponsored essay contest in honor of National Teach Children to Save Day on April 24.
$10,018 has been contributed to the Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group, which will help increase the number of actively growing clams in the pond by 400,000.
This past Saturday night, May 12, was the ever-glamorous and exciting Prom Night for Martha's Vineyard Regional High School juniors.
The Vineyard Independence Partnership said the new ramp will help those with physical disabilities access Steamship ferries.
At the Pink and Green Ball this past Saturday, May 12, party-goers went all out with their waredrobes.
Martha's Vineyard music teacher and musician Will Luckey has a devoted following.
It was a colorful scene on the lawn of Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs last Saturday, May 12.
The 150 page paperback, richly illustrated, was written by Tom Dresser of Oak Bluffs, who has written 10 books, mostly on historical subjects.
We have a brand new children's boutique on Main Street in Vineyard Haven that will help to cover the recent closing of two of our finest children's stores.
On Thursday, May 3, more than 100 young string students performed at the Performing Arts Center.
The Vineyard Golf Club Foundation has quietly donated $1.3 million to a dozen Island community and service groups over the past decade.
If you want to know anything about cheese, ask Jackee Foster of Oak Bluffs. Ms. Foster is a cheesemaker and cheese connoisseur.
West Tisbury Police will apply for criminal charges against a woman who struck a pole Sunday afternoon.
State Road Restaurant is the first to receive licensing approval to serve beer and wine in a historic vote by the West Tisbury selectmen.
A memorial mass will be held for Saverio "Sam" Riccio at 4 pm on Saturday, June 2, at St.
Peter Francis Allendorf, 77, passed away suddenly May 9 following a stroke.
Samuel Diamond of of Voorhees, New Jersey, died on May 11.