Monthly Archives: May 2017

Taxi driver’s license put on hold after OUI

A taxi driver will be sitting on the sidelines during the busy summer season after Edgartown Police Chief David Rossi denied his license and...

Short-term rental tax passes Senate

The State Senate recently passed a $40.8 billion budget that includes a tax on Airbnb-type short-term rentals.“The Senate’s proposed budget would put a 5...

45-year-old Pilgrim Station slated to shutter

The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth is currently slated shut down in 2019 in accordance with the wishes of its owner, Louisiana-based Entergy...

Memorial Day tourney augurs well for anglers

Some fisherfolks say that June is the premier month on the Vineyard, in part because the migrating fish have just arrived in full force...

Sharks Baseball has a new look, and outlook

Baseball is in the air, literally and figuratively. Island Little League fields are packed with eager players and loyal fans, their shouts carrying high...

Rotary Club grants scholarship to MVRHS senior

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School seniors celebrated their last day of school on Friday, which meant the week was filled with awards and...

Girls tennis gets top seed for championships

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls tennis team was named first seed in the Division 3 South championships. They will face off against...

Health agents sit on hoards of potassium iodide

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is slated to shut down in 2019. Yet its potential for a radiological accident will endure beyond its decommissioning, because...

Vineyard boys tennis claws M-Cats

Foul weather on Memorial Day forced the Vineyarders to play indoors at Airport Fitness and Tennis Club for their boys tennis match with the...

Vineyard track and field dominates at state D-4 meet

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) track and field teams dominated at the Massachusetts Eastern Division 4 Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Sunday...

Farewell “Tea with Lee” for Lee Fierro

On Sunday, June 4, there will be a farewell “Tea with Lee” for Lee Fierro at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse, between 4 and 7...

2016-17 Engineering Challenge winners

Each month this school year, MVRHS students signed up to compete in an Engineering Challenge meet. At the meet, they were issued a design...

Curtis Fisher wins Marjot Foundation Award

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School student Curtis Fisher, currently a junior, has been chosen to receive a Marjot Foundation Award to work on a...

Winners announced for 2017-18 Island Book Cover art contest

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2017-18 Island Book Cover art contest. All sixth graders were invited to...

Bread sale raises dough for VCOH

The Vineyard Committee on Hunger (VCOH) will hold its 40th annual Bread and Baked Goods Sale on Saturday, June 3, from 10 am to...

10th annual Windemere Auction

Support the Windemere Recreation Department on Friday, June 2, from 6 to 8 pm at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury. Proceeds from this...

Dancing with the Yard

This weekend marks The Yard’s unofficial launch of its 2017 season, and they’re bringing back two events by popular demand.On Friday, June 2,...

United Way partners with Martha’s Vineyard nonprofits

At its annual Community Impact Celebration, the Cape and Islands United Way announced funded programs and partnerships for the coming year, and celebrated the...

True Colors Ball

 The dirt road to the Yard dance studio in Chilmark was lined with rainbow flags. Inside, the dance floor was literally bouncing as about...

Court report, week of May 25

May 25, 2017Jude C. Boass, Edgartown; DOB 8/19/59, OUI-liquor or .08%, negligent operation of motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, speeding: continued to pretrial conference.Brian...