Home 2014 August

Monthly Archives: August 2014

Incredible incompetence

To the Editor:Mr. Obama and his associates perpetually and, on a daily basis, exceed themselves in reaching new and dizzying heights of narcissism, arrogance,...

Thanks and appreciation

To the Editor:My husband and I are impressed by and full of gratitude to the Steamship Authority crew of the Governor who helped us...

Who’s an idiot?

To the Editor:To the gentlemen who so graciously called me an idiot yesterday on Lambert’s Cove Road, perhaps you ought to review your decision-making...

Don’t create new problems

To the Editor:In last week’s article about revitalizing downtown Oak Bluffs (July 31, “Oak Bluffs downtown revitalization committee begins outreach campaign”), Mr. Tiernan's comment,...

Cobblestones are hazardous

To the Editor:It is interesting and heartening to read about planned improvements to our down-Island towns. However, it would be best if we considered...

Considerate drivers thanked

To the Editor:Daily, as my small, white dog walks me on Lambert’s Cove Road, many motorists pass.Some of you I know. Others I don’t.I...

Am I wrong?

Raise your hand if you know how a water meter should be properly installed. Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't this a little like my surgeon removing my gallbladder instead of my appendix, and then suing me for his/her malpractice?

President Obama and his family will arrive Saturday

President Obama and his family are scheduled to arrive by helicopter at Martha’s Vineyard Airport on Saturday for the start of a two-week vacation....

Gay Head Gallery sponsors Defenders of Wildlife fundraiser

Defenders of Wildlife executive Michael Senatore will speak Sunday, August 10, at a Gay Head Gallery reception featuring the work of artists Jennifer Christy,...

Hypnotherapist to release book and recorded series

Vineyard hypnotherapist Cynthia da Silva will launch her recorded hypnosis series at Featherstone Center for the Arts on August 31. Ms. da Silva has also...

Poets’ Corner: Desk 2

You who have yet to learnTo lean on me, endureA darker night than any before,Or by candle lightLet me beckon you farther.No ghostly haunts,...

Births

Heaven L. HallTiara Lee and Anthony Hall of Aquinnah announce the birth of their daughter, Heaven Lee Hall, on August 1 at Martha’s Vineyard...

Academic Honors

GraduatesStephen McAllister of Edgartown graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston.Nancy Phillips of Oak Bluffs graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston.Holly Robinson of Vineyard Haven graduated...

Martha’s Vineyard court report

July 24, 2014Joshua J. Watson, Fall River; DOB 1/25/92, operating motor vehicle with suspended registration, uninsured motor vehicle: continued to pretrial conference.July 28, 2014Michael...

Grammy winner Lauryn Hill headlines hip hop heavy music festival

Some of the “first ladies” of the music world will heat up the apex of the Vineyard season this weekend when the second annual...

Blues Brothers Revue coming to Old Whaling Church

A contemporary incarnation of the Saturday Night Live musical duo that closed out the 70s with the hit motion picture “The Blues Brothers” is...

TTOR close Cape Poge to protect plover chicks

The closure to off road vehicles is mandated by state and federal law.

MV Museum Medal ceremony will honor three

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum will honor three Islanders with the Martha’s Vineyard Medal at its annual meeting on Monday, August 11. The medal is...

Elliott Bennett is the new regional high school assistant principal

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School science teacher Elliott Bennett of Edgartown has been promoted to assistant principal. A science teacher since 2000, Ms. Bennett...

Cooper-Cooperrider win Farm Neck tennis tournament

The team of Doug Cooper and Aksel Cooperrider won this year’s Farm Neck Over/Under Classic doubles tennis tournament, defeating Mr. Cooper’s wife, Carla, and...