Yearly Archives: 2014

Film: Broken relationships in ‘The Past’

The mood of ‘The Past’ may be melancholy, but it offers a clear-eyed look at the fallout from family dysfunction.

Martha’s Vineyard court report – March 10 – March 21

March 10, 2014 North M. Whitney, Tisbury; DOB 1/15/82, OUI-liquor or .08%: dismissed-other; negligent operation of motor vehicle: dismissed-other; speeding in violation of special regulation:...

Editorial: A question of governance with VNA

The collapse of the Vineyard Nursing Association (VNA) has not been fully accounted for. It is not enough to say merely, as its leaders...

Business Brief: Jill Hansen earns FIVE STAR award

Jill Hansen, president of Hansen Financial MV in Vineyard Haven, a firm specializing in retirement income planning and investment management, announced that Ms. Hansen,...

Business Brief: Drug testing available on-Island

Hannah Beecher and Sandra Alestra have stepped into the void left when the Vineyard Nursing Association closed. The women, former VNA employees and trained...

Business Brief: Coop’s sponsors freshwater tourney

A display board on the front of Coop’s Bait and Tackle in Edgartown currently displays the biggest freshwater fish caught to date among a...

Edgartown selectmen transfer dredge money, approve seasonal licences

Edgartown selectmen have approved a request to transfer $10,532 from a Sengekontacket gift account to pay the salaries of workers on the Fuller Street...

Police in West Tisbury move to new quarters

  Friday, March 28, the West Tisbury police will move from their old, cramped 1,300 square foot station, perched picturesquely beside the Mill Pond, the...

Up-Island school enrollment to increase

Superintendent of schools James Weiss discussed future enrollment projections for the Up-Island Regional School District (UIRSD) compiled by the New England School Development Council...

Few contested races this Vineyard election season

Apathy or satisfaction with the status quo – whatever the cause – voters will find familiar names on town ballots.