There, in the tidal flats, she found the hull of the Islander lying among dozens of other ship carcasses. The hull and the freight deck appear in intact, along with a small portion of the vessel’s central support structure, but the rest of the ferry is gone.
Celebrate sheep, shepherds, local food, farming, and fiber this Saturday at The FARM Institute (TFI) in Edgartown. At TFI’s annual Sheepapalooza, kids and adults both can watch sheep shearing, meet the 58 lambs that live there, try various forms of fiber arts such as spinning, weaving, dyeing, and felting; watch sheep dog demos, take wagon […]
For the culmination of their winter-long programming, the month of April at Pathways at the Chilmark Tavern is devoted to the second annual IMAGINE ARTS Festival. According to press materials, “Pathways 2014 IMAGINE ARTS Festival is a month long celebration of imagination, wit and visionary creativity throughout our community.” Many of the events this year […]
Chilmark April 1, Brian R. Kenney, trustee of Trust for the Benefit of Elizabeth Blair Kenney and the Trust for the Benefit of Kristen Brock Kenney, sold 20 Crick Hill Rd. to Frank V. Sica for $1,250,000. April 2, Martha Flanders and Steven B. Flanders, trustees of Lorna T. Flanders Realty Trust, sold 26 Harbor […]
Last May 624 bicycle riders raised $416,000 riding their bicycles around the Vineyard to help fund research into a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS), and to care for people affected by the crippling disease. This year’s ride, the 25th annual Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard, is on Saturday May 3. It begins and ends at […]
Edgartown voters, by a margin of 144 to 110, voted to make the office of town clerk an appointed position instead of an elected office. With no contested races for town office, turnout was very sparse. Just 267 ballots were cast, representing 8.2 percent of the town’s 3,262 registered voters. Two races were decided by […]
Voters agreed to move from an elected to an appointed treasure.
Updated at 9:50 am, Friday, April 11. At the polls Thursday, Oak Bluffs voters approved a $600,000 Proposition 2.5 override (476-375), said no to a debt exclusion needed to finance a new town hall (389-446)and by the slimmest of margins, said yes to a debt exclusion needed to finance a new fire/EMS station (421-415). In a three […]
Voters head to the polls today in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown from 10 am to 7 pm, and in West Tisbury until 8 pm.
Finally, time to smell the flowers