Yearly Archives: 2012

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

August 31, 2012 Emmett Loeser Ross, Chilmark; DOB 4/15/93, drug violation near school/park: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; possession of class D drug...

Gay Head powwow marks 25 years of federal recognition

On Saturday and Sunday, members of the Gay Head and Mashpee Wampanoag tribes, sometime rivals, danced together.

Wild Side: Pet cats can skew the Martha’s Vineyard ecosystem

Domestic cats can live and hunt at densities many times higher than any natural predator would ever reach.

Martha’s Vineyard holds seasonal flu shot clinic on September 22

The all-Island flu immunization clinic at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School has been moved up to September from November this year.

West Tisbury Library project receives $35,000 challenge grant

Challenging fellow donors to act by a deadline of October 1, a generous family of enthusiastic West Tisbury Library supporters has offered to match every donation given to the West Tisbury Library Foundation, Inc.

Poets Corner: Island Light

Island Light This light that walks on water could be mistaken For a savior, for salvation That can only come from naming unnamed things. A place will be...

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

Grace Episcopal Church has invited members of the Island community to its fifth annual "welcome home Sunday and cookout" on Sunday, Sept.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

The traffic snarls of August have passed and there are fewer visitors to the Island, but the duplicate bridge players are still elbowing their way to the tables.


Jasmine Reed of North Tonawanda, N.

Academic Honors

Rebekah Nivala of Vineyard Haven received a Bachelor of Music, magna cum laude, from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.