Beach Road reconstruction plans spur zoning discussion

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 […]

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 […]