Yearly Archives: 2013
Fewer than ten percent of West Tisbury voters turned out Thursday and approved town borrowing for a new police station.
About 12 percent of the town's 3,194 registered voters went to the polls Thursday and said yes to two money requests.
In a non-binding referendum, voters favored making the Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament a catch and release event.
Chief Peter Forend will no longer respond to fires, because of medical concerns. Deputy fire chief Tony Ferreirra will retire.
Night Heron Gallery in Vineyard Haven celebrated the start of its third season with a reception last Friday.
Tisbury concluded its annual town meeting Wednesday night. Voters approved a $21.4 million budget and dredging but not a new road.
As Island taxpayers contemplate town spending during annual town meeting season they can look forward to more hikes at the state level.
An armada of Asplundh Tree Expert Company trucks moved along Vineyard Haven-Edgartown Road Wednesday afternoon as workers cleared tree branches away from powerlines.
Paintings from Martha's Vineyard Art Association permanent collection are on display at the M.V. Museum.
"Her" by Christa Parravani – When a young woman, Cara, tragically dies of a heroin overdose, her identical twin sister, the author, struggles to survive without her other half.
The spring travel soccer season is underway, and seven Vineyard teams took to the pitch over the weekend.
The girls won their Eastern Athletic Conference opener comfortably over the Lady Spartans Monday in Oak Bluffs.
The Hawks swept Edgartown in three sets to earn their 24th consecutive win.
Five Martha's Vineyard swimmers joined nearly 800 competitors to race last month at the New England Short Course Championships at Harvard.
The Spartans handed the Vineyarders (3-1) their first loss of the season with a walk-off sacrifice fly in the seventh inning.
Youngsters from Island Gymnastics Training School in West Tisbury competed against gymnasts from Westwood and North Haven, Conn.
The Vineyarders sailed to wins over Pope John Paul II, Nauset, Monomoy, and Dartmouth and qualified for the Herreshoff fleet racing finals in May.
Bishop Stang cooled off the hot Vineyard bats with a 16-3 win Monday in the EAC opener. The Vineyarders racked up 32 runs in wins Friday and Saturday.
The off-season leaves little time to relax. For many Island businesses, it is a time to plan and prepare for the summer season.
Spencer Binney and Lizzy Kent, along with Jason and Darcy Neago, were chosen to purchase a pair of three-bedroom, energy-efficient homes.