Well known Island banker Richard Leonard did not stay retired long. The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank announced Monday that it had hired Mr. Leonard to serve as its regional president for Martha’s Vineyard. The announcement dovetails with the Cape bank’s effort to establish a stronger physical presence on the Island. Also Monday, the […]
Coop said he has had some reports of bonito. The tasty mini-tuna have been caught at the hooter off Wasque, off Gay Head, and off Menemsha by a kayaker. What these multiple sightings portend for the months ahead is unclear.
The annual fundraiser attracted a sold out crowd and spoke to the health of the Island’s largest private land conservation organization.
A cable news pundit described the Island as ‘ritzy and glamorous.’ I suppose that impression would be accurate if one’s world only encompassed kiss-kiss cocktail parties and swank dinners in summer echo chambers. It sure does not describe the VFW Fluke Derby, and for that I am very grateful.
The town of Aquinnah and the Aquinnah/Gay Head Community Association Inc. (AGHCA) filed court documents last Thursday, July 10, in U.S. Federal District Court in Boston in which they asked to intervene in a lawsuit Governor Deval Patrick filed to block the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) from building what the tribe has described […]
Now there are people who like to fish and there are fishermen. Any 25-year-old guy who would leave lots of food, pretty women, beer and friends to go bass fishing is a fisherman.
There are more luxurious accommodations on Martha’s Vineyard than the Tisbury and Oak Bluffs school gyms. But on Friday night, more than 150 tired members of a stranded tour group were more than happy to sleep on cots set up on the parquet floor as Hurricane Arthur lashed the Island with torrential rains and high […]
No charges will be filed in the fatal accident, police said.
How often do you see a single fisherman tooling along in his boat wearing no personal flotation device (PFD)? Too often. And not just fishermen. The prevailing excuse is that there are other boats around, or the water is calm, or he or she is a good swimmer or the mindset that accidents happen to someone else. Well, they do not.
The fundraising event raised about $127,000 to save the Gay Head lighthouse.