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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Fishing Deals Sept. 25–Oct. 1

Benito’s Derby Special: Men’s cut (haircut, hot lather neck shave, hot towel and neck massage). Only $16. Mention the display ad for the discount.HomePort 20% Discount for Derby Pins...

MVYLI works for cleaner beaches

On Saturday, September 20, members of the Vineyard community, young and older, joined with hundreds of thousands of volunteers at 5,583 locations around the...

Beware a swift kick

To the Editor:Since moving here nine years ago, I’ve often heard and read about problems at the hospital, mainly to do with cost and...

Take off the fishing hat

To the Editor:In the Sept. 3 fishing column (“Success on the large scale takes action on a small scale”), editor Nelson Sigelman once again...

A question for the Peace Council

To the Editor:Recently I returned to the Island from an extended business trip, and came across a letter from the Vineyard Peace Council published...

Rotary funds available

The members of the Martha’s Vineyard Rotary Club thank the community for supporting our fundraising efforts: pancake breakfast, Murdick’s Fudge Challenge Run, Lobster Raffle,...

Call for improving Oak Bluffs beaches

To the Editor:The Oak Bluffs Citizens’ Beach Steering Committee was formed this year to address the problems of our beaches, some of which were highlighted...

Good idea

To the Editor:Maybe we need to start a petition asking Arthur T. Demoulas to buy out both of the Stop & Shop stores on...

Oil of no concern

To the Editor:This is a response to a Letter to the Editor by Paul Adler (Sept. 18, “Cape Wind poses a threat”).In his letter,...

Get out the red pen

To the Editor:Every time I see one of those bright red signs with white lettering reminding me to "Drive like your kids live here,"...

The pergola syndrome

Tisbury is about to embark on an ambitious project to imagine what it might look like in the future and how it might get...

Sharks hire new head coach

The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks made an off-season management change on Friday, hiring Marymount University head coach Frank Leoni to lead the Sharks for the...

State Road owners put Saltwater restaurant on their plate

A special permit opens the way for the Kenworths to complete their latest restaurant purchase.

County Commission expands airport commission, appoints two new members

The Dukes County Commission met Wednesday and voted to expand the size of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission from seven to nine members. The...

Tisbury ZBA takes red pen to Water Street apartment project

The Island Housing Trust's (IHT) proposed Water Street affordable-rental apartment building has stalled at the Tisbury zoning board of appeals (ZBA). Having opened the...

MVC approves Alliance Community Church expansion

The Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) voted 10-3 on Sept. 18 to approve an expansion proposed by the Alliance Community Church.The size and use of...

Oak Bluffs board of health weighs ending fluoridation

One veteran Island dentist said a vote to remove fluoride from the town water supply would be a huge mistake.

Oak Bluffs bond rating gets a big boost

A recent Standard and Poor’s review gives town finances a grade of AA+.

Chilmark selectmen give ‘Big Swords’ a big thumbs down

Discovery Channel will not be allowed to film in town, or blow up a building.

Living Local Harvest Festival celebrates fall bounty Saturday

Annual fall festival will take place Oct. 3rd and 4th.