Yearly Archives: 2013
Spring has sprung in many ways, shapes, and forms.
Everything is finally waking up! Easter weekend brought a surprising number of visitors to the Island, which we discovered while attempting to pick up a friend at the boat early Friday evening.
In Edgartown, the issues include medical marijuana, and a need for two new fire trucks.
The erosion that threatens a large seasonal house on the southeast corner of Martha's Vineyard is part of a repeating cycle.
Voters will consider 56 warrant articles and a $21,480,032 budget at annual town meeting Tuesday.
In addition to a $25.5 million budget, voters will debate the monster shark tournament.
The warrant includes a request to fund the construction of a new $2.8 million police station.
Sincerest thanks to the Island community for your response to the Martha's Vineyard Toastmasters Club kick-off meeting at the Vineyard Haven American Legion on March 27.
Thank you to Chef Steve at the Tisbury Farm Market for a most abundant delicious feast.
The parents, teachers, and preschool students of Grace Preschool thank all of the individuals and businesses that donated to our annual spaghetti dinner and silent auction, which took place at Grace Preschool/Grace Church on Saturday, March 23.
The Schifter house move presents a sobering contradiction.
I would like to respond to the TTOR letter [The Trustees look ahead to spring, March 27], recently published about the Cape Poge/Norton Point Wildlife areas being closed to oversand vehicles.
During the past 50-plus years, we have progressed from casual visitors to annual vacationers to summer residents and now to full-time wash-ashores from Rochester, New York.
I am grateful to the voters of Oak Bluffs.
I've sent the following to the Chilmark planning board.
In response to Doug Cabral's barrage of opinion [At Large: Saying why and saying it clearly, March 27, and At Large: The 'Not our crowd' approach to zoning against big houses, March 20] on the proposed Chilmark zoning bylaws, maybe he would not refer to the proposal as grotesque if he had seen the literally thousands of hours spent by really smart people who considered information from many sources, analyzed scads of town data and reached many compromises before formulating this extremely thoughtful and carefully constructed proposal.
The corporate link between Martha's Vineyard Hospital (MVH) and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), under the Partners HealthCare umbrella, has improved care to Islanders and their seasonal visitors.
In San Francisco last week, the restaurant I had to get to was six blocks downhill from where I was staying.
The Chilmark Coffee Company is now certified organic.