Home Authors Posts by George Brennan

George Brennan

392 POSTS 28 COMMENTS

Two Dukes County projects are seeking permits

The Pohogonot Trust of Wayland is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to excavate a channel at...

Moving experience

The house is way too quiet.She’s not there when I get home, telling me about her day. There’s no warm hug to greet me...

Selectman takes aim at Black Dog serving alcohol

After a summer of delays and continuances, the Black Dog Bakery and Cafe withdrew an application to serve hard alcohol at the 509 State...

Bacheller wasn’t eligible for committee

Imagine you want to volunteer for a town committee, the board of selectmen invites you in, they interview you for 10 minutes, and then...

Vineyarder’s second home likely destroyed by Irma

Nancy Polucci is pretty sure the two-bedroom cottage she owns on St. John has been decimated by Hurricane Irma, the monster storm that pummeled...

Wildflower Court closed Saturday

Wildflower Court, a 13-unit rest home within Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, officially closed Saturday, Sept. 9, when its last resident is moved to...

Teacher who painted over murals is serving suspension

A Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School history teacher did not start the school year with his students Tuesday because he is serving a disciplinary...

DACA decision has Island impact

Hope has once again turned to fear for the children of undocumented immigrants on Martha’s Vineyard after the Trump administration on Tuesday officially rescinded...

Vision Council eyes community input for Tisbury

A Tisbury planning group known as the Vision Council is scheduled to begin its fall meetings at 6 pm Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Katharine...

Hospital outlines upcoming CEO search

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is continuing its attempt to climb out from a public relations black hole after the botched firing of CEO Joe Woodin...

Another weather alert issued

FEMA is warning about another powerful thunderstorm that’s about to push through Martha’s Vineyard.In an alert issued at 1:11 pm, FEMA reported that Doppler...

Santander to close two Martha’s Vineyard branches

Updated 9/6 at 12 pmSantander Bank is closing two branches on Martha’s Vineyard, including the controversial branch on Main Street in Vineyard Haven,...

Nobska Light work begins in September

That pretty lighthouse you see on the shore in Woods Hole as the Steamship Authority ferry makes its way between Martha’s Vineyard and the...

Tisbury selectmen unhappy with park access

They like the idea of a new look for a timeworn piece of property on the water, but the Vineyard Haven board of selectmen...

Obama family can still excite a crowd

A few rounds of golf, visits to local restaurants, a bike ride, and a trip to the Yoga Barn.The vacation of former President Barack...

Sorry kids, schools are gearing up for a return

Martha’s Vineyard public schools open Tuesday, Sept. 5, for all students K-12.In an opening letter to staff, Matt D’Andrea, superintendent of schools, wrote that...

Adam Wilson joins DONG staff

It’s official, former Aquinnah town administrator Adam Wilson joined DONG Energy as the company’s liaison to Martha’s Vineyard residents and community groups.As The Times...

Tisbury board considers purchase of West William Street property

The town could soon be the owner of a dilapidated, albeit, historic building.On Tuesday, the Tisbury board of selectmen met in closed session for...

Oak Bluffs fireworks moved to Sunday

UPDATED Aug. 18 at 4 pmA predicted rain storm, which could include thunder and lightning, is forcing the Oak Bluffs Fire Department to move...

Steamship Authority agrees to delay some freight runs

Freight will be arriving on Island 15 minutes later in the fall, but those 5:30 am ferries may still be serving Martha’s Vineyard next...