Monthly Archives: May 2011


I know that the big day this week is Sunday, which is Mother's Day.

A warning

Important information for everyone: there is strong evidence to show that fertilizers are contributing to Parkinson's and other diseases.

Apt and eloquent

I was thrilled to read the MV Times writer Gwyn McCallister's apt and eloquent

The roundabout might not work here

I can think of one problem that will likely occur with the currently planned roundabout at the Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road/Barnes Road intersection.

Look left, and yield

Once upon a time, the traffic planner's toolbox for designing an intersection was simple.

Chilmark election featured no contests and no surprises

A total of 155 Chilmark residents, or 18 percent of the town's 858 registered voters went to the polls on April 27.


A sports story published April 28 incorrectly identified the winner of the triple jump in the high school girls track meet against Bishop Stang as Jennie Lindland.

Chilmarker Kara Walsh runs Boston, inspired by her late father

Taking on the challenge of the Boston Marathon to honor her late father, Kara Walsh wasn't surprised to feel him pushing her along.


Finnegan C.

Shopportunities in Oak Bluffs

A true mark that the season is up and running is when The Corner Store on Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs opens its doors.

Reel Picks

This time Greg (Zachary Gordon) and Rowley (Robert Capron) are hopeful but tormented seventh graders.

“His and Hers” and “Queen to Play” screen on Martha’s Vineyard

Mother's Day weekend brings two cinematic love notes about women to the Island.

Tea, fashion & flowers at Featherstone Center for the Arts

This Saturday, May 7, from 2 to 4 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts will host its second annual Garden Tea Party and Fashion Show.

Poets read at West Tisbury Library

A problem arose shortly after 4 pm on Sunday afternoon, May 1, with this review of a poetry reading at the West Tisbury library.

Martha’s Vineyard Minnesingers return from Europe for concert

The stage of the Performing Arts Center fills with a high-energy, smiling group of talented students from 14- to 18-years old, dancing across the stage, striking poses, arms waving over their heads, heads snapping back and forth to the music, one minute forming a chorus line, then shifting into smaller groups.

Resilient Martha’s Vineyard real estate declines modestly in Q1

Now that the brutally long and cold winter months are in the books, and whatever remaining snow has finally melted, and Opening Day is behind us, we can look forward to the popping of perennials, long warm days and soft ocean breezes with great anticipation to the fun and relaxation that summer on the Vineyard affords.

Eden garden center reopens under new ownership

After 25 years in business, Dee Dice, owner of Eden Market and Garden Center, has handed off the proverbial pruning shears to Matt Tobin.

Walter R. Stacy

A memorial service for Walter R.