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.
There’s a lot of amazing people here on the Island, like Geraldine Brooks and David McCullough…They already give so much back to the community, rather than ask them to speak, we asked who they would like to hear.
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.
July 18, 2014 Scotlan T. Ryan, New York, NY; DOB 12/27/85, operating motor vehicle with suspended license, speeding: continued to pretrial conference. July 21, 2014 Milteer H. Hendricks, Jr., Waquoit; DOB 4/8/82, failure to stop for police, operating motor vehicle with suspended license, unregistered motor vehicle, unsafe operation of motor vehicle: continued to pretrial conference. […]
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 […]
A new library and new town hall have increased the need for custodial services.