Home 2015 October

Monthly Archives: October 2015

Center for Cosmetic Enhancement and Wellness

After 12 years in the health care field, Dr. Dina BenDavid opened the Island’s first cosmetic enhancement center in 2014.What inspired you to get...

Edgartown: It's beginning to feel a lot like winter

As Amelia and I walked across the parking lot to her dance studio on this very chilly evening, we both stopped short to admire...

Community feedback sought for principal search

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School has begun the search for its next principal, and the interview committee would like the community's feedback regarding...

Community pulls for Olivia Hart

This past Saturday, Oct. 24, the community of Martha's Vineyard came together to support one of their own, Olivia Hart, who was recently diagnosed...

Tisbury: Fall back an hour on Sunday morning

If you missed the Mass. Memories Road Show, you missed a good time. Photos — and memories — from our past and the far...

Aquinnah: ghosts, ninjas, and fairies

It’s going to be a spooky time this weekend. The Wampanoag Tribe will be hosting a Halloween Party on Friday night (All Hallow’s Eve)...

Letter from Cuttyhunk: The little church on the hill

After receiving a humorous account from islander John Hornbach about his  pre-wedding events this past summer at the Cuttyhunk church, I imagined his best...

Births

Luke Robert StobieAbby Stobie and Jared Stobie of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Luke Robert Stobie, on Oct. 14, 2015, at...

Poet’s Corner: Contemplating Connection

By Rebecca PerkalisPapers strewn aboutOn a thick, cherry wood tableA cold, blustery breezeTurns the curtainsJaggedlyPapers strewn acrossThe tableSlipped underTable, chairsSpaces under the stoveSecrets or...

Homegrown preschool

Under a cheerful September sun, families from across the Island gathered in Owen Park for an annual ritual — the Not Back to School...

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Engineering Challenge: October

The MVRHS October Engineering Challenge took place last Thursday. The project was to create a hanging light that best illuminated a piece of art....

Birth

Jack Robert NannesLilly Nannes and Cal Nannes of Chilmark announce the birth of a son, Jack Robert Nannes, on Oct. 26, 2015, at Martha’s...

Barbara McKie

Barbara McKie of Winsted, Conn., died on Oct. 23, 2015, at the age of 91.Barbara was born on August 4, 1923, in Winsted, the...

Oak Bluffs: Drive- In Movie for Kids

In 1954, I helped distribute information about the plans for the MVRHS by going out door to door in Tisbury. During that era, even...

West Tisbury: West Tisbury is decorated for Halloween

Pumpkins and scarecrows, cornstalks and hay bales; West Tisbury is decorated for Halloween. The Martha’s Vineyard Charter School students have designed “literary scarecrows” that...

Bridge notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Oct. 19, 11 pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Gail Farrish and Warren Morse, followed by Barbara...

Handmade donations help Hospice of M.V.

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard is inviting all local artisans to contribute to this year’s Handmade from the Heart fundraiser. The group is seeking unique,...

Edgartown man faces charges for theft of three cars over two nights

A joint investigation by Oak Bluffs and Edgartown police ended with the announcement Tuesday that Jacob M. Murphy, 26, of Edgartown is responsible for...

Janet McQuirrie Searle LaValley

Janet Mcquirrie, born August 8, 1955, lost her long battle with cancer and died on Oct. 26, 2015, at home in New Bedford, surrounded...

Dr. Peter A. O'Hara

Peter A. O’Hara, of Tarpon Springs, Fla., formerly of Vineyard Haven, died on Oct. 22, 2015, at the age of 83.Peter was born in...