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Monthly Archives: May 2010

Bike MS: Riders cruise the Vineyard

Six hundred and ninety-one cyclists completed Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard fundraising ride, in the sun on Saturday with more than 100 volunteers and five Island businesses providing support.

A perverse strategy

Lots of Islanders have housing Odysseys to tell, and most are harrowing.

To a nesting pair (Vineyard Verses)

two ospreys posed in their pole-top abode.

Help thank a million veterans in 2010

Special cards to hand out to veterans, active military, and their families, thanking them for their service and sacrifice are available from Dukes County veterans services officer Jo Ann Murphy.

Edgartown selectmen hear about noise complaints

Edgartown selectmen dealt with noise complaints about Seafood Shanty, a popular and busy waterfront restaurant, at their Monday meeting.

Derby Day at the P.A.

There were Mint Juleps aplenty at the Portuguese-American Club last Saturday for what some call the most exciting two minutes in sports, the Kentucky Derby.

Island Theatre Workshop opens new doors

Island Theatre Workshop (ITW) is very excited to have their own space after 42 years of traveling to different venues, from the Sailing Camp Park in Oak Bluffs to schools and senior centers.

Fire on Tisbury’s Main Street put out quickly

Tisbury fire fighters quickly extinguished a fire at 54 Main Street in Tisbury Sunday night, at the back of the building housing galleries owned by Louisa Gould and Peter and Ronni Simon.

Swish, swish, swish

Good morning, Mom, Dad, and Brother Ian.

Olga T. Rouse

Olga Terletzky Rouse, formerly of Michigan and Florida and Martha's Vineyard, died on April 28 after a three- year battle with lung cancer.

Oak Bluffs shellfishermen air gripes, reap rewards

Oak Bluffs commercial shellfishermen turned out in force at the April 27 selectmen's meeting and unloaded a litany of complaints.

Aquinnah

I can't begin to tell you how much I'm enjoying this spring.

Edgartown

We're in that spring limbo of wool sweaters one day, tee-shirts the next, with raincoats always on hand, just waiting for Mother Nature to make up her mind, already.

Catching up, keeping up

"Camellias in bloom are among Polly Hill Arboretum's many flowering attractions.

Oak Bluffs

If you heard all the sirens and fire truck horns sounding on Saturday morning, you might have thought we were under attack, but it was a parade for the official opening day of the Island Little League.

Volunteers made the difference

A big thank you goes to the students, faculty and administration of the Oak Bluffs School, who cleaned up the long-accumulating litter along the path that goes through the woods behind the school.

Baffled

To the Editor:Here is a quote from a recent Letter to The Editor: "I am saddened that Mr.