Monthly Archives: May 2014

Penn Kimball memorial service

A memorial gathering for Penn Kimball, a longtime Vineyard resident who died last November, will be held at Abel's Hill Cemetery in Chilmark at...

Spotlight on ancient grains at upcoming Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard event

This Thursday, May 15, Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard and the Harbor View Hotel team up for a special event: Ancient Grains for Today’s Table,...

To be seen — scrumptiously — at Featherstone

An event is only allowed to call itself annual once it has occurred more than a single time, but the very first Garden Party...

Coast Guard transports Island preemie to Boston hospital

Coast Guard rescue crews from Air Station Cape Codtransported a 34-week premature infant from Martha’s Vineyard Hospital to Tufts Medical Center, early Saturday morning. Watchstanders...

ONE Hot Yoga to open May 15

One Hot Yoga in Vineyard Haven will open its doors on Thursday, May 15. “ONE hot yoga promises a refreshed experience with some new teachers...

Stop & Shop withdraws MVC application

Facing staunch opposition and uncertainty at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, Stop & Shop withdrew from the permitting process.

We love you so much, Vineyard community

From the moment word got back to the Vineyard about what had happened, we felt your collective arms surround us (not to sound all dramatic or anything, but it's true).

How to help out

To the Editor:Our hearts go out to the Hanjian/Whitaker families who were in a terrible car accident in Virginia on April 29th.Laurel Redington (Whitaker) has...

A bond that transcends

To the Editor:On Wednesday evening, April 30, there was a standing-room-only gathering of Vineyarders at the Hebrew Center to offer concerted prayer for the...

Rooms needed

To the Editor:The administration of a social media group called "MV Home Solutions" recently fell into my hands. Originally, the page was framed as...

Move it out of town

To the Editor:I recall how much fun it was to see the sights at 5 Corners with my grandmother. She would gas up at...

Not democratic

I certainly was disillusioned and disappointed Tuesday night when the Tisbury board of selectmen refused to recognize our group and our simple questions about...

Goals should chart the course

To the Editor:I urge all members of the Martha's Vineyard Commission and the Island at large, to read:   Island Plan, Charting the Future...

One small correction

To the Editor:Thank you for your article on food insecurity and responses to it on Martha’s Vineyard  (“Food stamps pose a challenge for hundreds...

Time to change funding formula for RHS

To the Editor:The primary source of Oak Bluffs’ financial instability is the annual overbilling of the town for its share of the Martha’s Vineyard...

A plethora of complaints

To the Editor:I take issue with your Publisher’s Note about Doug Cabral retiring. In it you say "in the course of crafting perhaps 1,500 Times...

Oak Bluffs officials say town beach improvements imminent

The stuff contains more clay than we were led to believe by the bridge contractor...it’s not what we had hoped we were getting. If we get down to June 1 and it hasn’t bleached down we’d consider moving it.

New Vineyard House breaks ground

Charlie called and said, ‘Do we need a halfway house?’ and I shouted ‘Yes!’ so loudly I think they probably heard me on the Vineyard.

Falmouth Academy students earns top prize at state Science Fair at MIT

A first-place prize was among the seven awards won by Falmouth Academy students at last weekend’s Massachusetts State Science Fair at the Massachusetts Institute...

Mom was no poet

I hated her cooking…food from cans and boxes, ‘50s style. “Set the table, punkin’ and get the box of mashed potatoes out for me and the squirt cheese.” We ate what was squirted in front of us… or so Mom thought.