Yearly Archives: 2013

Oak Bluffs roundabout construction set to begin

Preparations are underway for the start of construction on the Oak Bluffs roundabout. Significant progress is expected by Memorial day.

Auditors report forces Dukes County to revisit its budget

County officials are revising their budget after an independent audit they have refused to make public undermined their calculations.

Mass General Hospital oncologists will provide on-Island care

The partnership between Martha's Vineyard Hospital and MGH will provide treatment benefits for Island patients.


A financial planning seminar for families with children with special needs scheduled for 1 pm, Saturday at the Edgartown School has been postponed.

Windemere employees plan informational picket over contract dispute

Unionized nursing home employees will take their case to the public Monday afternoon. Contract sticking points include wages and work rules.

Bar fight leaves two men jailed on assault, murder charge

Oak Bluffs police arrested two men in connection with a bar fight early Sunday morning between two pairs of men in which one of the assailants pulled out a knife and the other man attempted to choke his victim.

Edgartown selectmen ask Atlantic to tone down noise

Edgartown selectmen Monday asked the owners of the Atlantic Fish and Chop House located at the foot of Main Street to mitigate summer time noise.

A taste of spring: DQ opens in Edgartown

For Islanders weary of winter, there is nothing like a DQ Blizzard.

Jeepers, creepers, love to hear those peepers

Alex Goethals, our faithful, annual correspondent from Lambert's Cove, reports that pinkletinks began singing their spring tunes near his West Tisbury house Sunday morning, March 10.

AG issues ruling on local regulation of marijuana centers

Towns may declare moratoriums to study zoning implications, but outright bans are not allowed.