Poets’ Corner: Side (Seedeh) Morning

White breasts under the clear Aegean sea shallow in, pale and moving light green robes not to cover but to warm pure nakedness. A young Hector is walking the morning shore and turns his head, and then his body quite sidewise to line up the beauty of this day and the beauty of the sun […]

Martha’s Vineyard court report

February 27, 2014 Raymond R. Auger, Edgartown; DOB 4/6/67, operating motor vehicle with suspended license: to be dismissed upon payment of $150 court cost and the completion of eight hours of community service. Jeffrey A. Wray, Oak Bluffs; DOB 8/21/71, OUI-liquor or .08%, 3rd offense, negligent operation of motor vehicle, possession of open container of alcohol […]

Academic Honors

Dean’s List Meagan McDonough of West Tisbury at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, N.C. Patrick McDonough of West Tisbury at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. Honor Roll Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, 2nd quarter Grade 12 HIGH HONORS Rae Filley, Avery Lazes, Aaron Lowe, Patrick McCarthy, Jacqueline Menton, Lucy Norris, Sarah Ortlip-Sommers, Sarah Parece, Barra […]

Steamship Authority traffic rebounds

After a dismal January, Steamship Authority traffic volumes made strong gains last month, compared with February 2013. For February, passenger traffic rose three percent for the line as a whole, 2.8 percent for Vineyard routes, 4.3 percent for Nantucket. Automobile traffic rose 2.8 percent, 2.7 percent to and from the Vineyard and 3.5 percent for […]

Martha’s Vineyard Regional Spelling Bee competition Friday

Six top spellers from the five Island elementary schools and the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School will compete Friday, March 14, in the Vineyard’s Regional Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Martha’s Vineyard Times. The Bee starts at 9:30 am in the Performing Art Center at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School. The public is welcome. The […]