Monthly Archives: May 2013

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

The Martha's Vineyard Women's Network (MVWN) will award its fourth annual small business grant to Heidi Feldman and Curtis Friedman, owners of Down Island Farm and the producers of MV Sea Salt.

MVRHS sports highlights

The Lady Spartans scored seven unanswered goals in a 15-minute stretch of the second half to pick up the EAC win.

Vineyard Special Olympians compete in first off-Island swim event

The Vineyard team, coaches, and volunteers enjoyed a fun, spirited day of competition last weekend at Bridgewater State University.

Martha’s Vineyard softball, baseball teams win three of four

The Vineyarders took care of three must-win games and are still in the playoff hunt with three weeks left in the regular season.

Emergency fashion: first responders step off in style

Island emergency medical responders step out on the high fashion runway.

Real estate broker attends first CRS® Conference on Cape Cod

Real estate broker Peter Fyler, owner of Split Rock Real Estate LLC, an Exclusive Buyer Agency, recently attended the First Annual New England CRS® Conference presented by the Massachusetts Chapter of the Council of Residential Specialists and the Cape Cod and Islands Association of REALTORS®, Inc.

Seastreak sells New Bedford adventure pass

The Seastreak fast passenger ferry is offering Islanders and seasonal visitors an opportunity to make a day visit to New Bedford at a discounted rate with the kids, and enjoy the Whaling City's many attractions.

Rolling video game trailer is headed for the Vineyard

It may be the ultimate Island video gamer's party dream come true.

Yankee Magazine names Dockside Inn ‘Best Harborfront Hotel’

Yankee Magazine's Travel Guide to New England, on newsstands April 23, has announced this year's "Best of New England-Editor's Choice" winners.

Happy motoring

So, the bare bones of the Roundabout exist, and it's working splendidly. That's according to everyone whose taken a moment to let me know...

Happy days

You can't count all the reasons why giving your children a good education is so important and so difficult. Money is always an issue....

The unkindest cut

There's been a lot of noise lately about how the federal budget sequestration has created backups at airports across the nation.

Minnesingers pay homage to African American culture in “Roots”

The Minnesingers, the high school vocal and dance group made up of 32 teens, will perform its dance and choral show "Roots" this weekend.

Strong women, strong lives: 15 women who changed Martha’s Vineyard

In "Women of Martha's Vineyard," Mr. Dresser has linked the lives of 15 important Island women in an overlapping chronology spanning 200 years.

Feed on weeds: Using local greens from your backyard

A primer on local greens such as watercress, stinging nettles, and dandelion greens.

Island wide shelter drill planned for Saturday

Vineyard disaster relief organizations will carry out a shelter drill at the Tisbury School from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday, May 4.


A story published April 25, "Cash transfers by foreign nationals from Vineyard approach $17M," incorrectly reported that three transfer companies barred from operating in Massachusetts transfered $16.

Sharky’s benefit raised $7,000 for Boston One Fund

Sharky's Cantina in Edgartown and Oak Bluffs raised $7,833 Thursday night for the Boston One Fund.

Bicyclists ride the Vineyard to beat MS

Last year's one day ride raised over $500,000.

MV Rod and Gun Club hosts 39th annual kids trout derby Saturday

For more than three decades, the trout derby has helped introduce kids to the joys of fishing. There is no charge, plenty of help and lots of worms.