People were saying that we have to clean it up,” she said. “Clean and repair but not change the character of the town. We had to preserve the unique character of the town.
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.
Top priority projects named in the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) that the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) unanimously approved on July 10 include the construction, now underway, of a new Lagoon Pond drawbridge; resurfacing of Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road; improvements to Beach Road; and a focus on Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) services, equipment, and facilities. “The TIP […]
The clay deposits on the property are among the oldest soil found in the northeast, dating back 140 million years. By comparison, 99 percent of the Vineyard’s surface soils are less than 10,000 years old. The clay was used to manufacture the highly sought-after bricks that were shipped to Boston, New York, and Newport to help build these great American cities.
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.
A Dukes County Superior Court questioned several of the airport commission’s claims, and is now considering his decision.
A team from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., joined the Tisbury selectmen at a meeting Tuesday night to provide an update on options for proposed improvements to Beach Road. MassDOT plans to add sidewalks and bike lanes to a section of Beach Road in Vineyard Haven, from the Wind’s Up watersports […]
The first is that this Island has provided me with a home and home-away-from-home amid a diverse and neighborly community since I was born. The second is that Dolly Campbell and her colleagues at the Thrift Store were kind to my wife and me, when we were struggling to build and furnish our house here. The third is that the auction has repeatedly given us the opportunity to meet generous people who have jumped at the chance to see things that stretch the mind with questions and awe
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 […]
Oak Bluffs health officials Thursday morning reopened Inkwell Beach and Pay Beach in Oak Bluffs, closed since Tuesday because of high bacteria counts. Oak Bluffs health agent Shirley Fauteaux told The Times that the results of water samples taken Wednesday from the two popular beaches along Sea View Avenue showed bacteria levels had fallen within […]