Yearly Archives: 2013

Possible Dreams auction may move to Edgartown resort

Organizers of the event have applied for a permit to hold the auction at the Winnetu Inn and Resort.

Boaters boost donations for Edgartown fire and rescue vessel

Town officials say they are overwhelmed with the generosity of townspeople.

Prison sentence reduced for convicted safe robber

A superior court judge revises a stiff sentence he imposed on Stanley Johnson for the theft of an Oak Bluffs man's life savings.

Gone huntin’: Deer math is no substitute for venison in the...

Success in the 2012 Martha's Vineyard deer hunting season was a question of perseverance and no small amount of luck as deer stayed close to home.

Transplanted Island businesses bloom in new locations

Change has proven to be a good thing for several Martha's Vineyard business owners who took a leap and relocated.

Off duty does not mean off standard for Island police

Police department policy calls for a higher standard of behavior, but some residents question whether police protect their own.

Tisbury selectmen bugged by lack of county pest program details

The Tisbury selectmen want a better account of services the Dukes County integrated pest management program provides the town.

Governor proposes municipal unemployment insurance reform

Responding to complaints about local public employees abusing the municipal unemployment benefit system, Gov.

MVC budget will jump 10 percent

The regional land use and planning commission leaders say employee benefits and legal costs added $122,000 of spending.

Course to maritime career steers away from classrooms

Online learning is the wave of the future at Sail Martha's Vineyard. Now, instead of classroom lectures, the training happens in front of computer.