Monthly Archives: May 2012


A news brief published May 24, "

Spa at Mansion House hosts grand opening celebration

Spa at Mansion House is a new name for a familiar place with familiar faces.

The new Dockside Inn opens for business in Oak Bluffs

With $250,000 in renovations Oak Bluff's Dockside Inn is open for the season.

Phyllis H. Conway

Phyllis Hutchinson Conway died on May 29, 2012 after a long bout with breathing problems.

At Work, Here and There: Scott Lively’s organic beef business

Fast broadband service and high speed digital communications make big business possible on Martha's Vineyard where the lifestyle is pleasing.

Tisbury town picnic capped off holiday weekend

Islanders and visitors enjoyed picnic lunches, rowboat and pony rides, and live music at the annual town picnic.

West Tisbury equestrian joins Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Francesca Kelly brought eight Indian Marwari horses to an equestrian event honoring Queen Elizabeth on the 60th year of her reign.

Students and community members discuss race and diversity

Diversity was the topic of discussion at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center last Wednesday.

Martha’s Vineyard attorney tells landlords law favors tenants

Attorney Erik Hammarlund, and health agent Matt Poole discussed housing violations and the legal missteps often made by landlords on the Island.

Mass solon asks for funds to combat invasive bugs

Senator Bruce Tarr told lawmakers the spotted wing drosophila, and the brown marmorated stink bug pose a risk to farmers.

Garden tour takes in five fine gardens on Martha’s Vineyard

Gardeners got an eyeful during a tour of five private gardens up-Island "” all to benefit the Congregational Church in West Tisbury.

LPD can destroy hip joints in terriers, but it can be treated

Some terriers mysteriously develop a crippling condition known as LPD, but it can be corrected with surgery.

Poet’s Corner: May 13

May 13 On this sly May day Cold wind from Canada Rackets down the North Shore Across the water where A sailboat tacks against the tide. The oak has leaves The...

Martha’s Vineyard community notes

Environmental awardCaleb Slater has received the Richard A.

Oak Bluffs open air market kicks off summer in style

Fair weather, enthusiastic vendors, and plenty of people strolling through Washington Park have made for a successful Oak Bluffs open air market on Sundays.

Island Bridge Club results

Foster Greene and Anita Persson (playing north-south) took first place overall at the Thursday, May 24, Island Bridge Club (IBC) duplicate competition.

Academic Honors

Jenna Rose Lambert of Vineyard Haven at Keene State College in Keene, N.


Sarah Spruill of Chesapeake, Va.


Leilani I.