Yearly Archives: 2014

Time to change funding formula for RHS

To the Editor: The primary source of Oak Bluffs’ financial instability is the annual overbilling of the town for its share of the Martha’s Vineyard...

A plethora of complaints

To the Editor: I take issue with your Publisher’s Note about Doug Cabral retiring. In it you say "in the course of crafting perhaps 1,500 Times...

Oak Bluffs officials say town beach improvements imminent

The stuff contains more clay than we were led to believe by the bridge’s not what we had hoped we were getting. If we get down to June 1 and it hasn’t bleached down we’d consider moving it.

New Vineyard House breaks ground

Charlie called and said, ‘Do we need a halfway house?’ and I shouted ‘Yes!’ so loudly I think they probably heard me on the Vineyard.

Falmouth Academy students earns top prize at state Science Fair at...

A first-place prize was among the seven awards won by Falmouth Academy students at last weekend’s Massachusetts State Science Fair at the Massachusetts Institute...

Mom was no poet

I hated her cooking…food from cans and boxes, ‘50s style. “Set the table, punkin’ and get the box of mashed potatoes out for me and the squirt cheese.” We ate what was squirted in front of us… or so Mom thought.

Superintendent details principal search for school committee

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) school committee voted Monday night to accept the resignation of principal Stephen Nixon, effective at the end of...

Tisbury selectmen set hearing for new shellfish regulation

Tisbury selectmen chairman Jeff Kristal kept the pace brisk Tuesday night, wrapping up his last meeting as a selectman in about an hour. Mr....

Artist accentuates the positive at Tashmoo Overlook

The unexpected and anonymous element that was so essential to the project cannot be repeated, but I wanted to send the message that the love is still out there, all around us, eternally. We just need to be reminded at times.

Hail Britannia! Girls lacrosse team tours England

We had planned to visit Windsor Castle, but the Queen was going there for Easter. So we visited the royal palace at Hampton Court instead...We went to the ancient Roman baths. They had the right idea. They used tubs of ice then then a hot springs bath.