President Barack Obama made a brief detour to the Edgartown School just before 1 pm where he made a brief statement on Iraq and Ferguson, Missouri before heading to the exclusive Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown Thursday afternoon. Mr. Obama addressed progress in Iraq and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri standing behind a lectern in the […]
The investigation, arrest and indictment in April of Josh Wairi, 27, of Somerville, a Cambridge fifth-grade teacher, on multiple federal child pornography charges began innocently enough last summer on Martha’s Vineyard. Mr. Wairi, a teacher at the Graham & Parks School in Cambridge for nearly two years, visited the home of a friend and former […]
At the direction of police, highway crews changed the speed limit from 45 to 35 miles per hour along Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road without required state authorization.
The centerpiece of the wetu is a large floor tile that depicts a turtle crafted from stone and wampum, which represents the tribal concept that the world was created on the back of a turtle.
Developers of the 25-lot, 33-acre project in Oak Bluffs were asked to return with more detailed nitrogen mitigation and affordable housing plans.
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission discussed size, temporary parking and scenic value and refused to waive its permitting fee for the nonprofit.
The 14-year-old Martha’s Vineyard All-Stars competed against teams from across the country within miles of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
A fading Island program on its last out hit a home run thanks to the free Vineyard Dynamite Softball Clinic.
Over the course of Saturday morning, more than 50 men and several women stood along the seawall that flanks Vineyard Haven harbor on Beach Road in a highly visible public statement against domestic violence. The demonstration was organized by CONNECT to End Violence, a program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS). “It is by standing […]
The last heath hen on Earth, nicknamed “Booming Ben” by conservationists struggling to save the species, died on Martha’s Vineyard in 1932. He roamed the State Forest, established as a heath hen preserve, for years before he disappeared forever. Revive & Restore, an offshoot of the San Francisco-based Long Now Foundation that proposes to use […]