Yearly Archives: 2013

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

The National Widowers' Organization, a Martha's Vineyard based nonprofit organization, announced the addition of Tweed Roosevelt to its board of directors.

Garden Notes: Spring erupts on Martha’s Vineyard

Spring is boiling up out of the ground. Leaves unfold before our eyes!

The Island Housing Trust expanded in 2012 creating affordable housing

The Housing Trust assists Island groups with their affordable housing projects as well as developing their own.

Vineyard Auto School offers young drivers mandated safety course

A state-required Driver Attitudinal Retraining Course is now available locally for drivers ages 16 to 24 who face traffic violation penalties.

Island extends a helping hand to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

In a unique Island to island relationship, two Martha's Vineyard firefighters traveled to the Caribbean to provide fire fighting expertise.

YMCA food services director has a menu of ideas

Bryan Garrison is determined to offer Y members menu choices that combine flavor and health.


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Barbara Murphy named Meals on Wheels volunteer of the year

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands recognized Barbara Murphy of Chilmark as the "Volunteer of the Year" at the organization's annual meeting on Tuesday, May 7.

Edgartown restaurant late on disabled access deadline

The restaurant 11 North Water was supposed to install a wheelchair lift by April 1, but has not begun work. Now they want permission to use town property.

West Tisbury special town meeting takes up pot rules

Voters will be asked, when they meet Tuesday, to regulate the use of medical marijuana in public places and fund two county initiatives .