Monthly Archives: April 2012
I have been asked to write a brief piece about the West Tisbury beer and wine question, which is article 41 on the April 10 town meeting warrant and will appear on the ballot two days later.
Our neighbor Brian Roberts of West Tisbury, the chief of Comcast, may have a hazy sense of the troubled negotiations continuing between the Island's cable advisory board and his $43 billion company, for a new 10-year contract to provide cable TV services to the residents of Martha's Vineyard.
In the season of annual town meetings that opens this Tuesday, public libraries are making headlines in four of the six Island towns.
West Tisbury may style itself the Athens of the Island, but the truth is that Island voters in all six towns may shed their workaday selves and behave like Athenians (pre-European debt debacle Athenians, that is) at annual town meetings beginning next week.
Doris Pope Jackson, a longtime resident of Malden, died on Monday, April 2, with her loving family by her side.
The part-time Vineyard musician is raising money for her album through Kickstarter.com.
Tisbury failed to convene a special town meeting Tuesday when the town fell eight voters short of the one hundred needed for a quorum.
"Gerhard Richter – Painting" is an unprecedented and fascinating look at a world-class artist at work in his studio.
Judith (Judy) Barney Morse, 70, of West Tisbury and formerly of Attleboro died on March 27 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital of injuries sustained earlier that day in an automobile accident.
Spring is a time of renewal. While we do have several stores that stay open year round, most begin to liven up in April and May.
It may seem a bit early to be thinking about summer, with three months of school left, but it will be here before we know it.
IMPers entertained at the Katharine Cornell Theatre this past Sunday, April 1.
The Martha's Vineyard Harley Riders will hold a benefit for the family of Linda Wood and a memorial service on Saturday, April 7, at the P-A Club in Oak Bluffs.
Shakespeare can be daunting even to seasoned actors, but students at the Charter School were up to the challenge.
The Ag Society's annual potluck at the Ag Hall in West Tisbury included a presentation of a book that honors the 150th anniversary of the Society.
Oak Bluffs police are investigating the theft of two safes from the popular restaurant early Monday morning.