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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Squibby clash returns to Land Court

The legal shootout over the Squibnocket Farm access structure returned to familiar ground last week. Through their attorney Dan Larkosh, Chilmark homeowners Doug Liman...

Planning board tables Chappy cell tower

On Tuesday night the Edgartown planning board tabled deliberation and a vote on an AT&T cell tower proposed for Chappaquiddick. The Martha’s Vineyard Commission...

MVRHS indoor track excels at Coaches Invitational

Five Vineyarders competed in the prestigious State Coaches Invitational Meet on Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury. With the...

Hearings on 23-lot housing project imminent

On Feb. 8 the Oak Bluffs planning board will hold the first of two public hearings on Lagoon Ridge, a 23-lot subdivision off Barnes...

Ready to roll against mopeds

To the Editor:Dozens of people have come up to me (and still do) in the year since Mopeds Are Dangerous Action Committee (MADAC) took...

Coast Guard: Tug was responsible for oil spill

The U.S. Coast Guard has identified the boat responsible for last week’s oil spill in Woods Hole.According to a press release, the Ocean King,...

MV Ps & Qs: May I have a ride?

Please enjoy this rerun of an older column. Nicole is on hiatus while she is finishing up a novel that is set, strangely enough,...

Court report: Jan. 25 – Jan. 29

Jan. 25, 2018Gabriel F. Almeida, Edgartown; DOB 8/27/98, uninsured motor vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle: continued to pretrial conference.Samantha Cooperrider,...

New officers at Vineyard House

Vineyard House, which provides sober, supportive housing to Islanders in early recovery from drug and alcohol addiction, has elected new officers.At its Jan. 22...

Donors Collaborative presents ‘Become a Grants Wizard’

The Martha’s Vineyard Donors Collaborative, an organization that supports and advocates for Island nonprofits, and the Oak Bluffs Public Library will host “Become a...

Program to become a telecommunications officer

The Dukes County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center and the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School are working together on a 16-week mentorship program that will...

Special screening of “Have You Heard from Johannesburg”

Pathways acknowledges Black History Month with a screening of the awardwinning documentary “Have You Heard from Johannesburg,” Episode 6: The Bottom Line 1965-1988, with...

Second Sunday Jazz at W.T. library

On Sunday, Feb. 11, at 3:30 pm, the public is invited to an afternoon of live jazz featuring Island musicians Eric Johnson and Jeremy...

Lost: ‘Kinda pricey boots’

A small cylindrical black nylon compression sack containing a pair of U.S. military–issued brown/tan insulated waterproof large-size overboots has been lost. The sack is...

The halls were alive with the sound of bagpipes

The Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown was alive with bagpipe music on Saturday night as the Scottish Society of Martha’s Vineyard held its 31st...

Births: Jan. 24 – 26

Joshua Thorn GoldingBrittany Golding and Adam Golding of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Joshua Thorn Golding, on Jan. 24, 2018, at Martha’s...

Academic honors

Dean's listConnor Downing of  Edgartown, at Lehigh University.Lily Lubin of Vineyard Haven, at Emerson College.Abigail Smith of Edgartown, at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre,...

Barnyard Saints Blog: From Colorado to Oregon

“It’s a lot like Telluride, but with way better dirtbags,” was the introduction given by our new lifelong friend Lara, speaking of the resident...

The Yard offers a winter delight

The performance ended in silence, my body was tingly, I wanted the room to stay quiet. I was in the front row near a...

Honoring Island veterans

When Dylan Spencer Kenney married a veteran, it opened up a new perspective for her. “I was born and raised in Greenwich Village,” said...