The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (DOT) is planning a complete overhaul of a congested section of an important Martha’s Vineyard transportation artery over the next several years. MassDOT plans to add sidewalks and bike lanes to a section of Beach Road in Vineyard Haven, from the Wind’s Up watersports shop to Five Corners. While any […]
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 selectmen announced at their Tuesday meeting that the town has decided to relocate the historic Gay Head Lighthouse to a site 135 feet southeast of its current location, on an abutting lot. The future site is a few feet lower than the current site, but it will satisfy all U.S. Coast Guard requirements for […]
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 […]
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 […]
Edgartown police said a Falmouth man arrested on two separate charges of operating under the influence of alcohol in the past two months struck a utility pole Monday evening, then fled the scene. Police Tuesday issued a summons to Daniel Moraga, 32, of East Falmouth for leaving the scene of an accident, negligent operation of […]
A lawyer for fired Martha’s Vineyard Airport employee Beth Tessmer filed a 45-page lawsuit alleging wrongful termination, slander, and discrimination.
A seasonal Lambert’s Cove resident, Mr. Rebay was a professor of Italian literature at Columbia University.
In a ceremony at the Oak Bluffs library on June 26, Oak Bluffs police detective Nicholas Curelli was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and Jason Marathas was sworn in as the department’s newest officer. Sergeant Curelli has been an Oak Bluffs police officer since 1999 and a detective since 2004. “He’s the best detective […]
A routine traffic stop took a dangerous turn when Leandro Miranda, 23, of Edgartown, tried to flee Oak Bluffs police by taking them on a brief, high speed chase through downtown streets, congested with holiday traffic, on the afternoon of July 4. “It’s lucky nobody got hurt,” Oak Bluffs police Lieutenant Tim Williamson told The […]