Monthly Archives: October 2010
Island voters will be asked to take action on three statewide ballot questions placed before them by initiative petition.
Certainly Vineyard sports fans are aware that MVRHS head football coach Donald Herman has coached football teams to 200 victories.
The Vineyard Nursing Association (VNA) announced that April McCarty has joined the staff at the VNA as the new Nurse Intake Coordinator.
Throughout his tenure, Sheriff Michael McCormack has pressed to have a new jail/house of correction.
Jennifer Brown, 31, of Tisbury was injured Monday night when she drove her truck off Lambert's Cove Road near the Tisbury-West Tisbury town line.
Martha's Vineyard won the toss of the coin prior to the football game with Cape Tech, Saturday, at Harwich, and chose to receive the kickoff.
Martha's Vineyard varsity and junior varsity cross-country runners competed at the Brown University meet Saturday, October 16.
Hydraulic fracturing blasts oil and gas from tight shale rock more than a mile underground using a pressurized mixture of water, sand, and chemicals, to loosen petroleum-rich formations to get the oil and gas flowing to the surface.
To the Editor:Living on Martha's Vineyard, most people here don't generally look with that much envy on the next atoll over, Nantucket, unless maybe if you're into Kerry-watching, prices at least as high as on the Cote d'Azur, and spring seasons where it's colder even than here.
Despite years of state efforts to encourage more doctors and patients to pursue primary care, a new study shows primary care doctors in Massachusetts are in short supply, a microcosm of a national problem that researchers say will only worsen as the country's population ages.
The County of Dukes County was established in 1683, as part of the province of New York.
The Dukes County Sheriff's department is responsible for the county jail, house of correction, civil process, and the Island communications center, which handles all emergency 911 calls and public safety communications and fulfills a variety of other programs and duties.
The three statewide ballot questions will hurt people —in very concrete ways.
"The letter last week about the prolific (deer) tick problem mentions skunks, but only as predators of important tick eaters, the ground-dwelling birds.
I don't know the answer to this, but perhaps youmay have the solution.
I love Martha's Vineyard.
Today is Thursday, October 28.
The Tisbury selectmen will meet next week on Thursday, November 4, instead of on Tuesday, their usual day, which is state election day.