Monthly Archives: August 2011
At 2 pm Irene was about 15 miles south of Pittsfield, MA. She is moving toward the north-northeast and will be over eastern Canada tonight.
Scenes from Vineyard Haven as Hurricane Irene approaches New England.
Power, out since 9:30 am Sunday in Chilmark, remains out. Trees and tree limbs down around the Island, but no reports of major damage.
The Rhode Island Fast Ferry will discontinue ferry service to and from Martha's Vineyard on Friday afternoon, Aug.
Latest storm information – Island officials met Thursday to prepare for the approach of Hurricane Irene but were unable to agree on one Code Red message.
Bumper-to-bumper traffic on the Vineyard can be frustrating, but these locals and visitors have found ways to cope with it.
President Obama decided it would be better to be in the White House than Blue Heron Farm as Irene moved up the coast. He left Friday night.
Tisbury Police acted quickly Thursday morning to end a protest against national labor board policy.
The Steamship Authority will not resume service Monday morning until it receives permission from the Coast Guard, likely about 7 or 8 am.
President Barack Obama and his family began their 10-day Martha's Vineyard holiday on August 17.
Looking out over our woods, I see already a tinge of orange-red in the shrubbery.
Weren't we lucky this past week with beautiful weather, which made for great attendance at the four-day fair, Illumination night, and according to all reports, "the best fireworks display ever.
The pigs, cows, goats, horses, ducks, chickens, geese, and rabbits have all returned to their respective pens, coops, fields, and cages.
Well, I missed the insanity of last weekend.
Jim and Pam Butterick are delighted to open their home once again for the 5th Annual Evening of Music on the Lagoon.
Dropping my sister off at an early boat on Monday morning I saw booths from the Fair loaded on trucks and being taken away.
In appreciation for using space in the West Tisbury library, a weekly knitting group made a quilt to be raffled for the library's benefit.