Monthly Archives: May 2014

Martha’s Vineyard bridge club Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on May 19, six pairs competed. Finishing first were Bea Phear and Sue Collinson, followed by Barbara Silk and...

Tisbury Memorial Day picnic was a crowd pleaser, despite iffy weather

The annual event, minus the sun, reunited Islanders after a long winter.

Academic Honors

GraduatesAlea Braga of Vineyard Haven received a Bachelor of Arts from Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, Conn.Max Conley of West Tisbury received a Bachelor...

Edgartown children marched to the sea

In an Island Memorial Day ritual.

2013-14 Food Pantry report

To the Editor:It was another curious year. Our Pantry visits totaled 2,405 — similar to last year. The number of families served were 505 — similar to...

Martha’s Vineyard Glassworks fires up for a new season

Behind the counter at Martha’s Vineyard Glassworks, a barn like building set back behind a house on State Road in North Tisbury, there is...

Pat Gregory memorial service closings

A memorial service and celebration of the life of Pat Gregory, who was robbed and murdered while hiking in California on May 16, will...

Lighthouse remains main concern in Aquinnah

It felt like instant summer this past weekend not just because of the weather but because of the crowds. I went down Island to...

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Diabetic ketoacidosis is a dire diagnosis

It’s been described as a very complicated multifactorial metabolic nightmare that even the best vets have a hard time getting under control.

Mayapple and other toxic plants

Mayapple has been used in Native folk medicine for centuries, and over 100 years ago found its way into American materia medica.

Martha’s Vineyard court report

May 19, 2014Troy A. Maciel, Vineyard Haven; DOB 8/4/71, violation of abuse prevention order, possession of class B drug (hydrocodone): continued to jury trial.Daniel...

Cold Water Challenge a highlight of the week

I somehow survived the long weekend. Something like 16 barbecues later, here I am back at my desk, craving green vegetables after multiple burgers,...

West Tisbury welcomes back Ellie Hanjian

I felt very happy to see Ellie Hanjian in church Sunday with her brother and parents. Ellie has returned home sooner than expected, making a miraculous recovery from the car accident that injured her and the Redington-Whitaker family at the beginning of May.

From pre-wedding softball to the Blessing of the Fleet: Busy weekend in Chilmark

The CCC playing field came to life Saturday morning with at least 40 people enjoying an all-ages softball game for a weekend of celebration culminating in Sunday’s wedding at The Beach Plum Inn of longtime summer resident, filmmaker Jackson Waite and his new bride, novelist and contributor to Esquire, Lisa Taddeo.

Oak Bluffs remembers Joann deBettencourt

Perfectly timed lilacs.

Real Estate Transactions: May 19 – 23, 2014

ChilmarkMay 19, Nancy B. Glimcher, trustee of Glimcher Investment Trust, sold 211 and 211 B Middle Rd. to Anne Rudner for $950,000.May 22, Gwen...

Timelapse video: the ebb and flow (and ebb again) of OB Harbor, Memorial Day...

Videographer Dick Iacovello set up his camera on the third story of the Wesley Hotel this past Memorial Day weekend, and the result is...

Memorial service for Christopher Edward Hall

Please join the friends and family of Christopher Edward Hall (son of Bill Hall of Vineyard Haven) for a celebration of his life on...

SSA diverts Oak Bluffs ferry runs to Vineyard Haven

Updated at 6:05 pm, Wednesday.The Steamship Authority diverted morning boats from to and from Oak Bluffs, due to weather conditions. The following boats...