Home 2012 August

Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sheriff’s Meadow moves to preserve 17th century farmhouse

Overlooking a landscape not significantly changed in 300 years, executive director Adam Moore asked supporters for their help.

Cronig’s solar canopy is plugged in

Canopies over part of the grocery store's parking area shade shoppers and generate electricity. More coming.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

Jose Juan Rodriguez, Jr.

Annual Martha’s Vineyard yoga festival is a feast of activities

Studios will open their doors to visiting teachers from around the country, giving local practitioners a chance to experience something new.

Big news – new butterfly found

The aptly named giant swallowtail, one of the largest and most strikingly marked butterflies occurring in North America, has paid us a visit.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

It is starting to feel relaxed again on the Island – everywhere except the competitive duplicate bridge tables.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

Joyce Maxner, director of Music Together of Martha's Vineyard, announced that after 15 years of instructing she has decided to hand over the business to her daughter, Jennifer Maxner Powers, who has been teaching with her for the past 3 years.

Academic honors

Julie Pringle of Tisbury made Dean's List at Tufts University, where she is double-majoring in Biology and Environmental Science.


Amanda Filley and Marco Canora of Chappaquiddick announce the birth of a daughter, Zadie Maria Canora, on August 22 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Reel Picks

Jason Bourne on the lam again, this action-adventure has a new hero.

Noteworthy events on Martha’s Vineyard

Political comedian Scott Blakeman will perform at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury this Saturday, Sept.

Oak Bluffs

There is no Oak Bluffs column this week.

Edgartown Column

One week until school starts! Can you believe it? I can almost smell the pencil shavings and sweet new pink erasers.

West Tisbury Column

The air is heavy, humid.

Tisbury Column

You have only a few days left to register for Cycle Martha's Vineyard.

Aquinnah Column

Oh September, I can feel you coming.

Chilmark column

Labor Day is upon us.

Sports highlights

Cyclists will raise money for Windemere and other charities.

Hurricanes maul Wildcats in game one of men’s softball finals

Billy Jackson, Seth Abbott, and Matt Goethals all homered in an 11-run fourth as the Hurricanes got off to a fast start in the championship series.