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 Regional High School budget. In the rest of America, like here, most school districts rely on local property taxes. And just like here, in the rest of America school districts […]
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 editorials, Doug did his best to make sure that we were always posing the same question, what does this mean for all of us, for the whole Vineyard community?” I […]
The stuff contains more clay than we were led to believe by the bridge contractor…it’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.
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.
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 of Technology in Cambridge. Students from 86 schools displayed and discussed their projects before 400 judges. First place: Carlo Bocconcelli. Second place: Alex Kania; Katie Armstrong. Third place: Emma Stillman; Tasha […]
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.
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 the school year. Superintendent of schools James Weiss announced the resignation on April 28 after he had granted Mr. Nixon, principal since 2008, a leave of absence for health reasons. Mr. […]
Tisbury selectmen chairman Jeff Kristal kept the pace brisk Tuesday night, wrapping up his last meeting as a selectman in about an hour. Mr. Kristal did not seek reelection and his second term will end with the town election on May 13.Selectmen Tristan Israel and Jon Snyder wished him the best in his next venture. […]
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.
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.