Monthly Archives: May 2017

MVRHS teacher resigns citing `divisive’ atmosphere

A beloved Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School history teacher has resigned calling the environment at the school “divisive” and saying she feels “bullied.”Elaine Weintraub,...

Academic honors

GraduationsNathaniel Nashamoies Landon Peters graduated from Boston College as a doctor of philosophy in theology. His dissertation was titled “The Trinitarian Dimensions of Cistercian...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: May 22 – 26, 2017

EdgartownMay 22, Joan C. Benz sold 11 Shady Oak Lane to Sasha Robinson-White and Elizabeth Rothwell for $615,000.May 22, Thomas J. Silberstein and Elizabeth...

Births

Alex Yordanov da SilvaNadezhada Yordanova and Andre da Silva of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Alex Yordanov da Silva, on May 29,...

Births

Logan Pereira SilvaClarisse Pereira and Elder Silva of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Logan Pereira Silva, on May 23, 2017, at...

Celebration of the life of CB Stark

CB Stark is a household name on Island. Cheryl set up shop on Water Street in Vineyard Haven in 1969, and after more than...

Adele Y. Schonbrun

Adele Louise Yanco Schonbrun, 76, died peacefully on Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Windemere Nursing in Oak Bluffs after a long battle with Alzheimer's...

Little League Minors face off in All-Star game

Each team started out strong, scoring three runs apiece in the first inning. Cassandra Silva snared two quick outs at second base to start...

West Tisbury student knocked out of spelling bee

The run for Sam Fetters, the West Tisbury seventh grader representing Martha’s Vineyard in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., is over.It was...

Diane Read Haeselbarth

Diane Read Haeselbarth of Edgartown died at home in the company of her family on May 17, 2017, after a brief illness. She was...

Judith Blackmar Jahries

Judith Blackmar Jahries, 77, died peacefully on May 22, 2017, at her home in Vineyard Haven, with family by her side.Judy lived a...

Mopeds will roll in Oak Bluffs this weekend

Mopeds are back in business in Oak Bluffs.On Tuesday afternoon, selectmen voted unanimously, 3-0, to grant a waiver of the training track requirement...

Woman in wheelchair gets left on ferry

A woman in a wheelchair traveling from Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole was left on board the Island Home Tuesday, forcing the ferry to...

Farmers Market features fresh veggies, fresh faces

The Vineyard’s one-stop shop for farm-fresh produce starts up on Saturday, June 10, and it is once again time to block off Saturday mornings...

Michael Schroeder wins 24th Oak Bluffs Memorial Day 5K

 Former Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) track and field standout Michael Schroeder of West Tisbury topped the field of 512 competitors on a...

Oak Bluffs Open Market

Come to Washington Park, by the harbor, on Sunday, June 4, from 10 am to 2 pm and check out the selection of Island-grown...

First Fridays

Come stroll around Vineyard Haven on Friday, June 2, from 4 to 8 pm, and take a look at artists’ and designers’ most recent...

Minding Your MV P’s & Q’s: When a young lady isn’t young

Dear Nicole,I am a woman in my fifties. I suspect that most people who look at me think, "She looks like she's in her...

Annual ‘Remembering the Rosenthals’ Concert

On Saturday, June 10, at 4 pm, the West Tisbury library’s annual “Remembering the Rosenthals” concert will showcase collaborative pianist Diane Katzenberg Braun and...

Write here, write now

The Vineyard is famous for many things, perhaps in this order: “Jaws”; Jackie O.; vacationland for Bill, Hillary, and Barack; and la dolce vita...