Tisbury hosts Navy Band for Flag Day, park rededication

A Flag Day celebration on Saturday hosted by American Legion Post 257 in Vineyard Haven will include a parade and rededication ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Veterans Memorial Park. As a special treat, the 45-member Navy Band Northeast from Newport, R.I., will participate. That evening the band will perform a free concert at […]

Tisbury receives designation for Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District

The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) recently approved the designation of the Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District. Tisbury town administrator Jay Grande announced the news at the selectmen’s meeting Tuesday night and presented the selectmen with a new sign provided by the MCC. The designation is part of a state-wide program the MCC launched in April […]

This was then

One of the largest factories of its kind in New England, the Crocker Harness Company was easily the largest employer on the Island for two decades, employing over one hundred workers and supplying harnesses throughout the east coast (as well as for two presidents.)

Net Result cleans up following Saturday morning car crash

Insulation, shattered glass, wood framing and vehicle parts littered the floor. The car struck a fiberglass lobster tank weighing thousands of pounds filled with lobsters for the weekend and pushed it into a stainless steel counter, bending the counter. The counter crushed the end of a 12-foot custom fish case and shattered the display glass.