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July 14 - July 20, 2005 Edition
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New candy store offers old-fashioned favorites
The Good Ship Lollipop, a new candy store at 9 Beach Road in Vineyard
Haven, tempts shoppers with a sweet voyage through a bounty of treats
from past and present.
Music playing in the store includes sweets-themed selections, such
as The Lollipop Kid, to set the mood for a trip to memories
of candy past, such as Mary Janes, Squirrels, circus peanuts,
candy buttons and wax lips, to name a few. Fudge, ice cream novelties,
popcorn, pretzels and drinks round out the selection for those with
a more modern taste. Sugar-free fudge and candies also are available.
In addition, the store offers balloons, gifts, and toys.
Storeowner Marguerite Cook will be a familiar face to many. She served
as the Oak Bluffs tax collector. She invites those who enjoyed the
candy she set out on the counter in her office to satisfy their cravings
at the new shop, which is open from 11 am to 6 pm every day.
Foundation-crack specialists schedule Island visit
The Crack Team, a company specializing in foundation crack repairs,
plans to visit Marthas Vineyard the week of August 22.
The company uses a proprietary injection-system treatment it says
provides a permanent repair for cracked foundations that could be
a source of water and moisture.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, call John McCarthy
New agent joins Sollitto Associates
Staffan Engstrom has joined the real estate office of Sollitto Associates
in Tisbury as a sales associate. Mr. Engstrom has an extensive background
in sales and marketing and received a masters in business administration
from the University of Bristol in England.
For more information, call Sollitto Associates at 508-693-4244.
Fitness Firm has new owners
Brad and Maureen Hill of Edgartown are the new owners of Fitness Firm,
at 155 State Rd., Vineyard Haven, in the Merchants Mart complex of
According to a press release, Mr. Hill has over 15 years of experience
in the fitness training industry. The training center features personal
training, as well as modern cardio equipment, free weights, and Icarian
machines. Fitness Firm is open Monday through Friday, 5:30 am to 10
pm, and 8 am to 4 pm Saturday and Sunday. For more information, call
Harborside Realty joins listing service
Harborside Realty, located at The Triangle in Edgartown, is now a
member of the Cape Cod and Islands Association of Realtors multiple
Membership ensures that Harborsides listings appear on Realtor.com,
a widely visited web site, according to a press release, providing
exposure to buyers across the country and around the world.
Bank of Marthas Vineyard names new Chilmark manager
The Bank of Marthas Vineyard announced that Lorraine Carreiro
was promoted to branch manager of the banks Chilmark office.
Ms. Carreiro brings 24 years of banking experience to Chilmark, having
also worked for Falmouth National,
Citizens Bank, Cape Cod Bank & Trust and Compass Bank, Bank
of Marthas Vineyards predecessor.
For more information on the Chilmark Branch, call 508-645-2608.
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