Banning mopeds

Will banning mopeds have a serious impact on Island business? Response: I guess my question for you is "What do you mean by serious impact?" If you...

Roberts Lures makes global splash

Peter Johnson of West Tisbury, owner and CEO of Roberts Lures, was the subject of a Times profile, bit.ly/peterjohnson, in October 2013. A lifetime...

Lost key trackers

Dear Geek, I saw something online about tracking devices to help locate lost items utilizing an app on my cell phone. Do you know anything...

Quote of the week

“I have it: town signs! I’m going to make miniature town signs, you know, ‘Welcome to Edgartown,’ and make them out of gold.” —Margery Meltzer...

Business Brief: Feiner Real Estate donates $25,000 to local charities

In 2016, as part Feiner Real Estate’s Client’s Choice program, they donated $25,000 to 14 Island nonprofits of their buyers’ and sellers’ choosing. According...

West Tisbury: Francine Kelly and Lynn Murphy

This past week was a perfect example of the old saying about New England weather, “Wait a minute and it will change.” We had...

Visiting Vet: Jamaican cats

I’m at my desk now, looking out at gray leafless trees, the chill blue sky of New England winter, but over the holidays my...

Certain clues you’re an Islander: 1978

In the Dec. 29 issue of The Local, we ran a piece titled “Certain clues you’re an Islander," where we had a little fun...

M.V. Mediation and Oak Bluffs police department partner on new restorative...

The Martha’s Vineyard Mediation Program (MVMP) and the Oak Bluffs Police Department (OBPD) are partnering to launch a Restorative Justice initiative in the coming...

A century of Cronig’s on Martha’s Vineyard

Cronig’s Markets are 100 years old. Officially, the two Island supermarkets celebrate their centennial on March 10. Both stores are on State Road, one in...