Yearly Archives: 2013

West Tisbury says yes to new police station at the polls

Fewer than ten percent of West Tisbury voters turned out Thursday and approved town borrowing for a new police station.

Edgartown voters say yes to fire trucks and standpipe paint job

About 12 percent of the town's 3,194 registered voters went to the polls Thursday and said yes to two money requests.

Shark referendum wins 225 to 186 in Oak Bluffs

In a non-binding referendum, voters favored making the Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament a catch and release event.

Oak Bluffs fire chief cutting back duties, command in transition

Chief Peter Forend will no longer respond to fires, because of medical concerns. Deputy fire chief Tony Ferreirra will retire.

Martha’s Vineyard artists create and collaborate at Night Heron

Night Heron Gallery in Vineyard Haven celebrated the start of its third season with a reception last Friday.

On night two, and for a second time Tisbury rejects connector...

Tisbury concluded its annual town meeting Wednesday night. Voters approved a $21.4 million budget and dredging but not a new road.

On heels of House vote, Governor eyes larger tax package

As Island taxpayers contemplate town spending during annual town meeting season they can look forward to more hikes at the state level.

Clearing the lines of communication

An armada of Asplundh Tree Expert Company trucks moved along Vineyard Haven-Edgartown Road Wednesday afternoon as workers cleared tree branches away from powerlines.

Island artists are the focus of Martha’s Vineyard Museum show

Paintings from Martha's Vineyard Art Association permanent collection are on display at the M.V. Museum.

Featured favorites: New biographies

"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.