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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Chilmark FinCom balks at MVC budget increase

The Chilmark selectmen have asked to meet with representatives of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) following a vote by the town’s finance advisory committee...

Whole Foods forages for local suppliers to stock new Hyannis store

The natural food chain will hold an informational meeting to describe its requirements and standards.

A bowling alley in a busy town

To the Editor:As a citizen of Oak Bluffs who resides in the immediate neighborhood of the proposed Bowling Alley/Event and Meeting Facility (with restaurant...

Cape Light Compact: Fixing our mistakes

To the Editor:Over the past few years, the Cape Light Compact has been subject to numerous criticisms regarding its activities. Is the Compact perfect?...

Frank discussion on Stop & Shop, please

To the Editor:The essay by Mr. Coogan, "The benefits of a new Stop & Shop," published in the Times on the 19th of this...

Olympians shouldn’t pay for medals

To the Editor:I am in the fifth grade at West Tisbury Elementary School on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. A few weeks ago, I came...

Please save our town landing

To the Editor:I am an Ocean Heights resident who has a genuine concern for the safety and preservation of the town landing on Sengekontacket...

Checks and balances

To the Editor:Like a seesaw, successful operational systems need checks and balances. For example, the government of the United States is composed of a...

With heartfelt thanks

To the Editor:After arriving home on Sunday, Feb. 16, I found my driveway and walkways had been plowed.I have no idea who these angels...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: February 14 – February 24, 2014

February 14, 2014Flavia F. Hershey, Edgartown; DOB 6/19/78, intimidating a witness/juror/police/court official, a second charge of intimidating a witness/juror/police/court official, accessory after the fact:...

18th Chilmark Potluck Jam is Saturday

Bring a dish and hear the Chandler Blues Band, Joe Keenan, and more.

Claudia Taylor: A rising poetry star

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School student Claudia Taylor amazes audiences at Pathways

Edgartown CPC will rescind yellow house vote

The community preservation committee moved too hastily Monday to allocate $1.4 million to acquire the controversial property.

Kathryn Goodman

Kathryn Goodman of Tisbury died on Saturday, February 22. She was 72. Known to friends as Tottie, Kathryn first came to the Vineyard with...

Real Estate Transactions: February 10-14, 2014

ChilmarkFeb. 10, Laurie Clare Clements and Linda Marie Voluckas, individually and as Personal Representatives of the estate of Basil L. Welch, sold 5 Dirt...

MV Boys Hockey Wins Nailbiter 2-1 in OT

A gritty Sandwich High School team gave the Vineyarders all they could handle in opening round playoff action.

Vineyard boys open state hoops tourney with win over Norwell

The varsity boys had the game in hand from the opening tip, and never looked back.

Business brief: Paula Botelho-Peters returns to Sandpiper

Sandpiper Rentals, Inc. announced that Paula Botelho-Peters has recently joined the agency and team of Vacation Rental Specialists.Ms. Botelho-Peters, who has lived on the...

Marjorie Smith

Marjorie Smith, 82, died on Monday, February 24, at her home in Edgartown.She was the mother of Susanne J. Feeks, Robert Paul Vansant,and Charles...