Monthly Archives: May 2018

New York meets Martha’s Vineyard

Lloyd Crawford is a fashion designer from New York City. Ten years ago, he started iFashion Magazine, a monthly publication meant to make the...

MVRHS girls lax falls to Feehan in battle of EAC heavyweights

The Vineyarders girls varsity lacrosse team lost to Bishop Feehan, 12-9, in a battle of top contenders in the Eastern Athletic Conference (EAC) at...

Vineyard sailors top Bishop Stang, Monomoy

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School sailors picked up a solid Cape and Islands League (CIL) win over Bishop Stang on Tuesday afternoon in...

SSA’s Oak Bluffs terminal opens next week

The Steamship Authority is opening its ticket office in Oak Bluffs on Friday, May 11, which coincides with some ferry trips arriving and departing...

Another fire station plan burns Chilmark

Chilmark selectmen got a first look at conceptual designs for a new fire station Tuesday night. It didn’t go well.Upon viewing the designs hung...

Lots of questions for SSA

To the Editor:Mr. Parker sees the future more clearly than today’s Steamship Authority.Why move trash off-Island on expensive passenger boats full of amenities...

MVRHS tennis teams off to 4-0 starts

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys and girls tennis teams each posted a pair of wins this week, with both teams improving to...

MV United soccer roundup

The MV United U-11 girls were the only team to play on the home pitch at Veterans Park this weekend, and dominated Taunton, 6-0,...

Kevin M. Hearn

Kevin M. Hearn died on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at his home in Key Colony Beach, Fla., after a brief illness. He was 73....

Chappy cell tower back to square one

Following the advice of town counsel Ron Rappaport, the Edgartown planning board unanimously voted 5-0 to allow AT&T to withdraw, without prejudice, its application...

Bottled-up frustration could be nipped soon

The scourge of tiny discarded nip bottles on the sides of Martha’s Vineyard streets continues to be a huge problem, yet more than year...

George Ludgero Gomez

George Ludgero Gomez, 78, of Chappaquiddick died of Alzheimer's disease on April 30, 2018, in Wellesley at the Center for Alzheimer’s Care.He was...

MV Martha’s Vineyard makes its return to service

Updated at 6 pmThe MV Martha's Vineyard, which was taken out of service after suffering numerous breakdowns following its more than $18 million midlife...

Hospital group, Bay State Wind to negotiate long-term deal

Bay State Wind and Southcoast Health are exploring a long-term agreement for the sale of wind turbine electricity, according to an Orsted press release....

Main Street closed for striping

Main Street in Vineyard Haven will be closed Tuesday at 9 pm for line painting, according to to the Town of Tisbury website.A sign...

Tony McGrath

Tony McGrath, of Martha’s Vineyard, Palm Springs, and New York City, was a pioneer in producing theater on the streets of New York City,...

Jack Reed

Jack Reed, longtime previous resident of the Martha's Vineyard community, died on April 17, 2018, in Colorado.My dad, Jack Reed, kept asking for...

Oak Bluffs man honored by Boston Celtics

When Mike deBettencourt captained the basketball team at MVRHS, his wildest dream was to someday play in Boston Garden. While he never made it...

No bluffing, town beaches are sand-starved

To the Editor:One of the many joys of Oak Bluffs is its in-town beaches. They are free, open to the public, and within walking...

Shellfishing money secured in House budget

After a four-day series of votes and negotiating budgets at the State House, Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, successfully secured $225,000 in local earmarks for...