Yearly Archives: 2013

Demolition of Edgartown School to make way for new library begins

Thursday morning work began to clear the site of the new Edgartown Public Library, scheduled to open in 2015.

President Obama and family expected to vacation in Chilmark

Though not confirmed by the White House, the First Family is expected to stay in a four-bedroom house off South Road surrounded by woodlands.

Oak Bluffs selectmen ponder scorching fire department report

In a workshop setting, barring public comment, Oak Bluffs selectmen met Tuesday over hot topics, including a recent report on the town Fire Department.

Facebook leads to Mikey Waters and newlywed’s lost wedding ring

Social media brought Mikey Waters and Jasmine Reis together but it was their sense of community that led to a happy ending.

Life turns comically sour in “Afternoon Delight”

Weekly offerings from Vineyard film groups includes "Unfinished Song," "Melting Away," and "Afternoon Delight."

Data shows dredging improved Sengekontacket water quality

Scientific measurement of bacteria shows a trend toward cleaner water, and fewer shellfish closures.

Tisbury selectmen approve Tashmoo Overlook agreement

The plan restores some of the Lake Tashmoo view lost to trees on private land. Selectmen did not embrace a competing plan from a citizens' group.

One owner of a dog in a two-dog Edgartown fight agrees...

The owner of the second dog asked for more time to prepare his case, which will be heard by Edgartown selectmen at a new hearing.

West Tisbury south shore property goes on market for record $118...

Last August, when Gerald DeBlois listed his 266-acre south shore property in West Tisbury with an asking price of $92 million, it was a record-breaker in Martha's Vineyard real estate history.

Island vendors keep a watchful eye for shoplifters

Martha's Vineyard provides many different venues where artisans display their products. Theft, although rare, does occur.