Island men take a stand against domestic violence

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 […]

Aquinnah, community group seek to join state suit against tribe casino

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 […]

Sea wall demonstration Saturday against domestic abuse

Updated 10 pm, Wednesday CONNECT to End Violence, a program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, invites men to stand on the seawall between Vineyard Haven and the Lagoon Pond drawbridge Sunday to demonstrate against domestic violence. “Any men who care about a woman and oppose violence against women are invited to stand on the seawall […]

Gay Head Light campaign receives $10,000 grant

The Save the Gay Head Lighthouse Committee has received a $10,000 grant from The Permanent Endowment Fund For Martha’s Vineyard. This money will fund the recently completed geotechnical survey and testing activities that will help determine the best relocation site for the historic Gay Head Light, according to a press release. “We are very grateful to […]