Monthly Archives: May 2013

Family Planning Art Show kicks off Family to Family capital campaign

The Martha's Vineyard organization announced a capital campaign to raise money to pay off its mortgage.

Most cats deal with hair balls on their own; others need help

Sometimes hairballs are too big to come up easily via vomiting, or to pass uneventfully into the intestines.

Oak Bluffs town clerk retires, assistant appointed

Deborah Ratcliff will end her 15-year career, a year before her current term ends. Assistant town clerk Laura Johnston was named acting town clerk.

Souvenirs from long ago in new exhibit at Martha’s Vineyard Museum

A tale of the adventurous men and women from our whaling past, seen through the things they brought back.

David McCullough receives Suffolk University degree

Another honor for the distinguished historian well known to Vineyard residents.

Tisbury town picnic ended holiday weekend on a bright note

The annual picnic provided plenty of fun and a chance for Island residents to shake off their winter blues and catch up with seasonal friends.

Mildred Briggs

Mildred "Millie" Briggs of Vineyard Haven, artist, cookbook author and restaurateur, died on Sunday, May 26.

Memorial Day parade paid tribute to service and sacrifice

Martha's Vineyard honored the nation's fallen heroes Monday with a parade and solemn ceremony at Oak Grove cemetery in Tisbury.

Fire damages Grey Barn Farm

A "catastrophic" fire in the Chilmark farm's creamery late Friday night forced the owners to close the farm stand.

Dorchester runner wins Memorial Day weekend 5K

Ben Bosworth was the race winner. Islanders Rene Da Silva of Vineyard Haven and Bonnie Kingsbury of Edgartown were the men's and women's runners-up.

Evening of the Arts showcased Martha’s Vineyard students

Many students showed off their work from the school year last Wednesday at the annual event.

Rainy weekend forecast means finding fun indoors

Don't let the rain stop you from having a great holiday weekend on Martha's Vineyard.

Noteworthy events on Martha’s Vineyard

The Polly Hill Arboretum Visitor Center opens for the season this Saturday, May 25, with its annual opening day plant sale from 10 am to 2 pm.

Featured favorites: Thriller and mystery

Get a head start on Vineyard summer reading.

Tisbury officer placed on paid leave, pending hearing

Town officials say privacy rights prevent them from discussing why Officer Kelly Kershaw has been placed on leave.

Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society kicks off concert season

Delores Stevens plays with Lila Brown, Michael Wayne, and Blaise Dejardin this Sunday, May 26.