Monthly Archives: October 2010
Island business owners report tourism picked up in the summer of 2010, though most believe Martha's Vineyard continues to suffer from the economic downturn that was most acute in the summer of 2009.
Although the school year is off to a good start at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS), the driver's education program hit a roadblock this semester.
The Oak Bluffs Police Department will receive $275,058 to keep police on the streets.
MVTV received permission to pursue plans for an addition to its building in a vote by the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) committee's land use subcommittee (LUS) Monday night.
Boat bluefish: Sandy E.
As the election season heats up, town officials in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, and Tisbury fielded complaints that Warren Gosson, a candidate for Dukes County sheriff, has placed political signs on town property, in violation of town bylaws.
Contract negotiations between the Martha's Vineyard Public Schools (MVPS) administration and the system's 23 secretaries have reached an impasse.
The state's September tax collection report showed signs of life within the Massachusetts economy, leading Patrick administration officials to express optimism that the state is shaking the cobwebs of the recession and climbing out from the cellar of the historic downturn.
The 65th annual Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby is in the home stretch.
The West Tisbury selectmen expect to receive the short list of three finalists for the position of police chief soon.
A shift in the Patrick administration's wind energy development focus from state waters to federal waters came as welcome news last month to Islanders concerned about possible nearshore wind energy projects near Martha's Vineyard.