Perfect day for a parade: Little League’s opening day

The Martha’s Vineyard Little League officially celebrated opening day on a sun-splashed Saturday morning with the annual parade in Oak Bluffs. Players, coaches, and parents from every team in Majors, Minors, Farm League, and T-ball made their way in a colorful procession from the Oak Bluffs police station down Circuit Avenue, arriving at Veira Park for the […]

Francis Elliot Fisher

Francis Elliot Fisher, 98, of Edgartown died on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Francis was predeceased by his wife, Julianne M. (Duchesne) Fisher, in April of 1999 and his daughter, Nancy Fisher. He was the father of Madeline Fisher, Louise Fragosa, Julianne Fisher, and Francis ‘Sandy’ Fisher II. A graveside service will […]

Business Brief: Farm help onhand

Your Backyard Farm, a new business, provides help to Islanders who want to have a farm but might be intimidated by the amount of knowledge it takes, who are unable to care for animals in the winter, or who are on-Island for a short amount of time, according to a press release. Proprietor Rebecca Brown […]

A simpler plan for the Woods Hole terminal

To the Editor: I have viewed with interest the SSA’s plans for the Woods Hole terminal renovations. The initial proposals were all predicated on three full-sized slips and the removal of the present terminal building and earth fill dock. There is much misinformation about the dock. It has been described as sitting on wooden pilings […]

Annual auction for college scholarships Friday

The Portuguese-American Club hosts its annual benefit night this Friday, May 2, for the scholarship fund that has awarded money towards college to hundreds of Island high school students. The silent auction starts at 6 pm, and the live auction at 7:30 pm. Items include Red Sox tickets, trips to Boston, dining packages, propane and […]