Hospital welcomes new chief quality and compliance officer

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital announced that Rosemary Silvia, RN, MS has joined the hospital’s senior management team as chief quality and compliance officer. Ms. Silvia has extensive experience in the field of quality and risk management, having served as director of quality, risk and medical staff offices at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, and as executive […]

Poets’ Corner: And So We Gave Her Horses

On our last day, we scoured Edgartown for chickens. Plastic chickens, china chickens, wooden chickens. Any chickens at all, for her West Tisbury tombstone. But there are none to be found. Edgartown is chicken-free this day. No more chickens for Nancy Luce. Then, at the Boys and Girls Club Thrift Store, gold! Two beautiful toy […]

Slow Food MV/GMO Free present petitions

In a ceremony held March 17, at Cronig’s Market in Vineyard Haven, Rep. Tim Madden accepted petitions signed by 3,319 Islanders, in support of legislation related to labeling food products and seed that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Representative Madden is the co-sponsor of the two bills, H813, An Act Relative to Labeling seed, and […]

High School’s Linguini Bridge Contest goes for broke Monday

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s 17th Annual Linguini Bridge Contest, in the Performing Arts Center on Monday, March 31, promises to be a shattering experience. Students will top their pasta bridges with weights and put them to the test, starting at 7:45 am. The competition continues with a snap, crackle, and pop until 10:45 am […]