Yearly Archives: 2013

Six-month school suspension is an extreme punishment, therapist says

The psychologist, who specializes in working with young people, said it is an unnecessary punishment.

Mother says high school student exclusion policy is overly harsh

The 15-year-old sophomore, excluded for smoking marijuana, is not eligible to re-enter the high school until Sept. 5, 2013.

Edgartown supports contract for Comcast cable to Chappaquiddick

After nearly two years of negotiation, selectmen say they agree the contract is the best deal available.

Tisbury selectman will interview administrator candidates Saturday

The three finalists all have administrative experience and a fondness for the Vineyard.

Chappaquiddick DAS draws no wireless takers

Mobile phone carriers have shown no interest in providing wireless service to the remote island through a distributed antennae system.

New York woman sentenced to prison in drug trafficking case

Mitefea Kelly, described as a drug courier from the Hollis neighborhood of Queens, New York, was carrying 270 grams of cocaine when arrested.

Dukes County grand jury indicts Worcester man on drug charge

A Dukes County Superior Court grand jury, meeting on Tuesday, January 29, indicted John J.

Sprinkler problem at Oak Bluffs ferry terminal

Oak Bluffs firefighters and Steamship Authority personnel responded to an alarm at the Oak Bluffs terminal late Tuesday evening where they found a malfunctioning sprinkler system and a leaking pipe.

Sylvia L. Weiss

Sylvia Lee (Day) Weiss of Oak Bluffs died on Monday evening, January 28, after a short illness.