Yearly Archives: 2013

West Tisbury zoning board approves cell tower installation

The West Tisbury zoning board of appeals (ZBA) approved a special permit on June 13 for Verizon Wireless to construct a 66-foot tower on private property owned by Robert Doane off New Lane.

Paramedic, parking, parade top Edgartown selectmen’s agenda

Edgartown selectmen discuss ambulance department hiring procedures, parking lot changes, and parade plans at their Monday meeting.

MVTV settles into new studio space

Martha's Vineyard Community Television members are setting up in a brand new facility off Edgartown-Vineyard Road.

Martha’s Vineyard school committees wrap up the year

As students start their summer vacations, the members of the Island's school committees close the books on another year.

Edgartown and Oak Bluffs see savings in LED street lights

Edgartown and Oak Bluffs estimate replacing conventional street lights with LED lights will mean a combined annual savings of over $40,000.

Advocates find plenty to discuss in final housing report

The report describes an Island with a decreasing number of children and younger residents and an increasing number of older residents.

Oyster bed restoration project started in Tisbury Great Pond

One-acre oyster bed restoration underway in Tisbury Great Pond. The Nature Conservancy will monitor the project for two years.

Alliance Community Church MVC public hearing continued

The members of the Martha's Vineyard Commission had plenty of questions for church leaders about their planned expansion.

R. M. Packer sees holiday resumption of marine fuel sales

After about 30 years in the oil burner repair and maintenance business, the Packer Company has ended those services.

Oak Bluffs landlord accused of threatening tenants with chainsaw

Terrified tenants told police landlord John W. Sensabaugh entered the house early in the morning with a running chainsaw.