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 […]
Now in her second summer at the former studio of the late Stanley Murphy, the prolific and protean painter Kara Taylor investigates the boat as a visual metaphor in her latest exhibit, “Hull: In Memoriam.” Ms. Taylor lost both her father, Bob Taylor, and her grandmother, Geraldine Cronig, over the past year, and the deaths […]
The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival (TMVFF) transformed Vineyard Haven’s Owen Park into an outdoor cinema on Friday, July 18, for a screening of Disney’s “Frozen.” TMVFF provided popcorn and lemonade to families sprawled on picnic blankets and lawn chairs across the park, and the crowd warmed up with a sing-along to favorites such as “Let […]
The Rennekers watched, aghast, as the priceless third-generation heirloom ring arced away, then disappeared into three feet of water.
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.
Ryen Russillo of West Tisbury is cohost of SVP [Scott Van Pelt] and Russillo, an ESPN radio show. The program was chosen as the best national radio voice for 2013 by Sports Illustrated. Ryen’s program is on the radio Monday through Friday, from 1 to 4 pm. On TV, it is aired Monday through Friday, […]
To people who resist the deal because they resent having no other choice in cable provider, Mr. Filley says that when it comes to something as crucial as technology, it’s better to have one monopoly than none at all.
Public testimony grew heated at a Martha’s Vineyard Commission public hearing on Thursday, July 10, to review the latest proposal by the Alliance Community Church, formerly known as Assembleia de Deus Nova Vida (Assembly of God), to expand its church. The MVC reviewed the project as a development of regional impact (DRI). Church supporters were […]
The Edgartown planning board continued the public hearing on a proposal to build loft apartments in the triangle business area to a third session, following nearly two hours of testimony, almost all of it read, before a packed meeting room, at its regular meeting Tuesday evening. Nearly the entire session consisted of the planning board […]
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC), the Island’s powerful regional permitting body, exerts a strong influence on the Island economy and infrastructure. It does this by shaping and permitting, or denying, projects referred to the commission as developments of regional impact (DRIs), and in the creation of districts of critical planning concern (DCPCs), which towns can […]