Yearly Archives: 2013

Dad plunges to the rescue of young daughter who fell from...

A sunny day on the harbor changed in an instant Monday for Jeff Sayre, when his seven-year-old fell into Vineyard Haven harbor's still frigid water.

Pestered by advisors, Dukes County seeks bids for pest control

Spurred by pressure from the county advisory board, Dukes County commissioners vote to cut the current integrated pest management program.

Regional emergency planning steps forward, without Oak Bluffs

The resistance of Oak Bluffs emergency management director Peter Martell has made his town and outlier in the regional effort.

West Tisbury principal Michael Halt accepts job in California

Superintendent James Weiss moved swiftly this week to replace West Tisbury School principal Michael Halt before school starts next September.

Now, it’s the One Fund – He was asked, so Ken...

He calls it 'rough justice' – get the claims in and the money out the door. Ken Feinberg is the go-to guy to manage victim compensation funds.

Poor air quality predicted for south coastal New England

Unhealthy air quality is predicted for eastern coastal Connecticut, southern Rhode Island, and the south coast of Massachusetts, including Cape Cod and the Islands, for Thursday, May 30, due to ground-level ozone, the U.

Good Taste: From head to feet, meat on the grill is...

I've always said if you are going to eat hot dogs or chicken nuggets, then you may as well try pigs ears and chicken feet.

Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society starts summer season

The Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society will host five sets of performances during July and August.

Oak Bluffs acts on fire chief, food truck, construction delays

Selectmen chose ambulance chief John Rose to lead the fire department until they choose a new chief.


A story published May 23, "Capawock Theatre to reopen; Oak Bluffs theaters may stay dark," incorrectly named the Strand Theater as the venue for the private screening of the movie "Sparkle" last summer.