Monthly Archives: July 2011
An anonymous Oak Bluffs contractor complains that the town only hires friends and relatives.
Combine the many attractions of Martha's Vineyard, television meteorologists predicting clear, sunny weather, and July Fourth falling on a Monday, and you had all the ingredients needed for a busy, long holiday weekend.
When I pick up a mystery novel, I usually know what to expect: I grew up on a testosterone-enhanced diet of Mickey Spillane.
June 22, Gary G.
It's been 100 years since W.H. Hart started to turn 40 acres and a fetid pond into a casual, close, summer community for family and friends.
Farmers and artisans can move their retailing outdoors once a week in Oak Bluffs this summer, thanks to the new Open Market on Sundays.
For a photog, they proved a winsome pair.
To become an Island institution, an event has to have a tee-shirt. Now, finally, the Tisbury Street Fair has ascended to that iconic level.
Gail Landers has been tending to the Oak Bluffs Cemetery for 43 years, succeeding her dad who did it for 20 years.
Pots and pans, young and old, patriotic and fun-loving, they marched and hooted and showed their colors in the Campground on the 4th.
The Edwards' hairstreak thrives in the inhospitable environment of the sterile, salty sandplains along the south side of the Island.
There was the faintest echo of Woodstock in the air on Saturday in Alley Park in Oak Bluffs, where local musicians shared their talent.
It began with a bunch of toddlers banging pots and pans. Now there are official hats and a police escort. What's next? Choreography?
Forty years ago, the Tisbury Street Fair was a novelty. Now it's an institution, drawing thousands each year.
Can you ever have too many balloons for a child's birthday?
Oak Bluffs Summer League basketball (OBSL) got underway Tuesday night at Niantic Park, with all eight teams in action, contesting four games.
Seventy young athletes participated in this year's Streetball Classic, a 3-0n-3 double elimination basketball tournament at Niantic Park, Oak Bluffs, an increase of 20 youngsters over last year's Classic.
The MVRHS boys tennis team finished the season with a record of 16 wins, two losses.
The Snaps scored six times in the fourth inning and four more in the fifth to earn a mercy rule win over the scoreless Late Fees at Veterans Park, Tisbury, Tuesday.