Yearly Archives: 2013
Islanders stayed off the roads, with one or two exceptions. Police reported several incidents with drivers who got themselves into trouble.
As a mixture of snow and rain fell, Island police said they had no immediate plans to enforce a 4 pm driving ban. That could change with conditions.
The order is an "outright ban on all roads." Island police advised people to use common sense.
The Vineyarders excelled in the final regular season home game for six seniors and Coach Lisa Stewart, who is retiring after seven years in charge.
From Valentine's Day deals to Mardi Gras parties, there is a lot to talk about food-wise on the Vineyard.
The Steamship Authority resumed service Sunday morning to Martha's Vineyard. Regional shelter closed this morning.
Aubrey Ashmun had a hat trick and Alex Clark and Megan Hurley their first varsity goals as the Vineyard rolled to a 10-3 win over Cape Tech/Nauset.
Despite a request from Edgartown, Dukes County officials have not considered adding the service to its pest control program.
A story published January 31, "A day in the life of the Y," included a misspelling of the first name of yoga instructor Sian Williams.
The Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard is accepting applications for its spring grant cycle.
Martha's Vineyard Community Services has hired Nell Coogan as its new Director of Development and Community Relations, a role in which she will provide strategic direction and management to its fundraising and communications efforts, according to a press release.
Passenger and automobile traffic on Steamship Authority grew modestly in 2012, when compared with traffic figures for the previous year.
State government must pay for alternative education services that school districts will have to provide for expelled or suspended students, Auditor Suzanne Bump concluded in an opinion letter released Thursday, January 31.
Tisbury selectmen agreed Tuesday to change the date of the next town election from April 23 to Tuesday, April 30, to coincide with the Massachusetts special primary election to fill the senate seat vacated by John Kerry, who has become Secretary of State.
Chilmark selectmen Wednesday agreed to pay for lifeguard training for the town beach superintendent, reviewed a report calling for extensive repairs at the Chilmark School, and discussed a new schedule for the harbor staff this summer.
Objections based on health affects were not part of the criteria the board was allowed to consider.
Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) enrollment is projected to begin a slow but steady rise.
Billing records show private businesses account for a large number of service calls by the Dukes County pest control program.
Like all towns on Martha's Vineyard, Edgartown is considering new local bylaws to govern medical marijuana dispensaries and growing facilities.
Town officials included raises for town employees, and restored some services, but kept the overall increase modest.