Yearly Archives: 2013

Tisbury selectmen, former police officer negotiate deal

All sides said they had reached a mutual agreement that was satisfactory to everyone. They said little else.

SSA considers three options for Governor replacement, all costly

Whatever option the boatline chooses, rate payers can expect the costs to own and operate a new vessel reflected at the fare box.

Martha’s Vineyard divers find glass sculpture treasure

Scuba diving off State Beach, Stephen Worrell and his son Dylan discovered an unusual piece of art with an interesting provenance.

Joel Graves gets a beta look through the Google Glass

The Martha's Vineyard high school teacher is among a select group testing cutting edge technology that puts a wearable computer on an eyeglass frame.

Oak Bluffs town hall is on shaky footing

Preliminary findings show Oak Bluffs town hall and Oak Bluffs fire station are in such bad shape, demolition may be the most cost effective solution.

Dial 811 first, Martha’s Vineyard Dig Safe Inspector urges

Happening by, Martha's Vineyard Dig Safe inspector halted an excavation that might have trashed utility service in Oak Bluffs.

Angels program helps give animals a new leash on life

Leslie Hurd transports dogs from the Virgin Islands to Martha's Vineyard through her nonprofit Angels Saving Helpless Animals.

Fisherman adds striped bass fish cakes to his culinary universe

The fish cakes were crunchy and tasty and made a delicious snack. But catching a striped bass is the first step.

Few ripples as Monster Shark Tournament returned to Oak Bluffs

Steven James, tournament organizer, said he expects future participation will wane in what he described as the town's unfriendly environment.

Oak Bluffs Police tame shark tournament crowds

Monster Shark tournament mayhem was muted this year, thanks to prescient planning by police, and funds contributed by contestants.