Home 2015 February

Monthly Archives: February 2015

Vineyard girls beat Randolph in state basketball tourney play

The team’s 55-38 win at home Wednesday propels them to the quarterfinals at home Friday.

MVC designates three special ways In West Tisbury

The inclusion of Pine Hill Road creates a speed bump for the proposed development of the old Olsen farm.

Oak Bluffs selectmen greenlight park and ride lot schedule

The board voted for a limited bus schedule for a service it has yet to fully approve.

Island homeless count set to begin

Volunteers will try to identify the number of homeless people on Martha’s Vineyard who may qualify for state funding or services.

Denniston House demolition delayed by Oak Bluffs board

The Oak Bluffs historical commission (OBHC) voted unanimously to designate the Denniston house, the first African-American church on the Island, a “preferably preserved property,”...

Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank Charitable Fund announces grants

The Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank Charitable Fund, a donor-advised fund with the Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard, announced its grants for applications received during...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: February 6 – 23

Feb. 6, 2015Adam Vincent Tucker, Vineyard Haven; DOB 5/16/88, possession to distribute class A drug (heroin), conspiracy to violate drug law: continued to pretrial...

Dreamland reinvents itself as game room for adults

The Oak Bluffs venue is scheduled to open March 5 as a year-round lounge for adults.

Sounds of Uganda and Rwanda transport Charter School students

The Yard dance project took students on a musical cultural journey to Africa.

Red Cross will honor Island EMT with hero award

Quick action last June by Tri-Town Ambulance EMT Kristina West helped save the life of Chris MacLeod.

SSA plans changes to Vineyard Haven terminal staging lot

The removal of a covered walkway and additional travel and check-in lanes are intended to improve vehicle traffic flow.

Dr. O’Brien receives obesity medicine certification

The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) has certified Dr. Gail M. O’Brien of Alliance Internal Medicine in Vineyard Haven as an ABOM Diplomate....

Airbnb lands on Martha’s Vineyard

The online room-rental and accommodations site has proven irresistible to Island homeowners, but critics say there are consequences.

Business brief: Edu Comp is exclusive Apple-certified sales, service provider

Apple Corp. recently confirmed a new 2-year contract with Edu Comp to provide the Island community with authorized sales and service of Apple products....

West Tisbury: A new online support group for Lyme disease

Another week of snow and cold temperatures, then rain on the weekend that made every step slip-dangerous. I watched the dogs skid on the...

Tisbury: The best neighbor ever

Congratulations to the Tisbury School MathCounts team. The student Mathletes were Dougie Norton, David Krauthamer, Owen Porterfield, and Jason Davey, and also Isabelle Custer,...

Becoming a digital native at age 70 on Martha’s Vineyard

Jib Ellis slays the tech dragon at the YMCA Elder Tech Fair.

Catching up with the Chandler Blues Band

Just who are those guys bringing a new age of blues to the Island?

Brunching your way across the Island

Local restaurants satisfy Sunday-morning cravings.

Poets' corner: Origins of Myth

After the futurestories will be toldwhich, even if lies,will resemble a life.Stories — the same old one:a man has nothing yetin the sheath of...