Monthly Archives: May 2010

Beer and wine rules and regs, from soup to nuts

Only restaurants that seat 30 or more are eligible to apply for a beer and wine license.

Tisbury restaurants get ready to wine and dine

The Tisbury selectmen will hold the first public hearing for beer and wine license applications from restaurants including Zephrus, Saltwater, Waterside Market and Blue Canoe, at 5 pm, on June 8, at town hall.

Mary Fisher turns the clock on 103

In 1907, Theodore Roosevelt was President, Albert Einstein formulated E=mc2, Oklahoma became the 46th state, Rudyard Kipling won the Nobel Prize for Literature, the country's first transatlantic radio transmission occurred, bubonic plague broke out in San Francisco, a loaf of bread cost five cents, and Mary Lynch Fisher was born.

Run for the Rainbow

Main Street in Edgartown was flipped on its head Saturday morning during the 11th annual Rainbow Run, a fundraiser for Rainbow Place, a preschool on Anthier's Way.

An angel from West Tisbury

This past winter Pam McCormick of West Tisbury identified a need on the Island.

Woman cited for role in West Tisbury crash

A three-car accident at the fork of State Road and Old County Road in West Tisbury on May 19 left two people injured.

Last days at Che’s

Barring a miracle, Che's Lounge will be closed forever when Memorial Day weekend is done.

Lost in translation

I had the most interesting email conversation with the woman who is doing the Brazilian Portuguese translation of "One Good Dog.

MVRHS Junior Prom

Students clad in elegant gowns and tuxedos poured from stretch limos, vans, and buses into the Mediterranean on Saturday, May 22, for the M.

High school’s Evening of the Arts

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School held its annual Evening of the Arts on Wednesday, May 19.

In crash aftermath selectmen consider redesign

Redesign proposals for the intersection of Old County and State Roads, the site of a three-car accident on May 19 that left two people injured, captured the attention of the West Tisbury selectmen at their weekly meeting.

West Tisbury

I often feel that Mike and I could make another dog from the amount of fur we regularly brush off Tallulah and Murphy.

Learning from the earth

There's an ongoing program in the heart of the woods in Aquinnah that can only be described as life-changing.

Thrifty thoughts earn prizes for MVSB essay contest winners

Three students at the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School (MVPCS) wrote winning essays in a contest sponsored by Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank (MVSB).

Reel Picks

Freddy Kruger (Jackie Earle Haley), the quintessential bump in the night, is now even darker and more ghoulish, tormenting the dreams of a group of small town students until they are afraid to fall asleep.

Songs to learn by

Worldwide, some 6,000 "songbird" species are put by taxonomists into a single order (Passeriformes, but don't worry, that won't be on the quiz).