Monthly Archives: May 2017

Little League season officially starts

The Martha’s Vineyard Little League held its annual opening day parade on Saturday. The rain and clouds held off as the festivities commenced, starting...

MV@Play postpones application to MVC

The proposal to redo the high school athletic fields has again been put on hold. MV@Play, a group of parents who proposed raising money...

Cookbooks ‘R’ Us at the Oak Bluffs Public Library

Indisputable fact: We all eat. And most of us love to eat. We’ve come a long way since we waited beside the campfire for...

Chilmark: More gray weather

Fog, rain, a record-length town meeting, and the Women's Symposium were last week. This week, well, more of the same weatherwise, but the sun...

Bridge notes

At the 1:15 pm Edgartown Bridge Club game in Vineyard Haven on April 24, nine pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Dave Donald...

Reel it in on Saturday

Kids and their families are invited to break dawn this Saturday morning at Duarte Pond for the 43rd annual Kids’ Trout Derby. This one-day-only...

Discovering Marfa, Texas: An island in the desert

Island artist duo Danielle Mulcahy and Walker Roman hit the road at the beginning of October, armed with a renovated fifth-wheel trailer, all of...

Vineyard boys tennis tops Sandwich

Updated Wednesday May 3The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys tennis team defeated the Sandwich Blue Knights on Monday in a one-sided contest at...

Vineyard boys tennis clips Falmouth

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys tennis team improved to 3-1 this season with a 5-0 win over the host Falmouth Clippers...

Shearing day is always surefire fun

As the temperatures climbed on Saturday, the alpaca at Island Alpaca were in the process of losing their thick winter coats, a sure sign...

Adam Wilson is leaving Aquinnah's top job

Adam Wilson is stepping down as town administrator to pursue a job as outreach coordinator for Bay State Wind, the collaboration between DONG Energy...

Give patrons a choice

To the Editor:A Yes vote on Question 1 will preserve the quaint character of Tisbury. It will lead to a seamless transition, as restaurants...

Good food, not hard alcohol, attracts customers

To the Editor:I am deeply concerned about the possibility of having hard alcohol in the restaurants, inns, and hotels in Tisbury. I work with...

Keep business in Tisbury

To the Editor:Tisbury voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, May 9th. As Vineyard Haven business owners, we ask you to vote yes...

Tisbury would lose its ‘safe’ feel

To the Editor:A yes vote on Question 1 will create profound changes to the fabric and character of Tisbury. Restaurants will have to hire...

Chilmark blazes trail for Truro

To the Editor:At the April 25 annual town meeting, the citizens of Truro voted to protect their portion of the Cape Cod National Seashore...

Island is worth saving

To the Editor:Whit Griswold's essay about picking up litter on the first Vineyard Earth Day, April 1970, was a vivid reminder for me of...

Listen to voters on mopeds

To the Editor:This letter was sent to the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen and town administrator Robert Writenour.As you deliberate on the moped controversy,...

The Portuguese can do it

To the Editor:Recently we traveled to the island of Terceira in the Azores. Located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, hours away from...

Listen to the voters

To the Editor:Do the right thing — It’s all about the money; I see it all the time, in my business, in politics, and...