Friday, August 19, 2022
Home 2022 July

Monthly Archives: July 2022

Clarification: Islanders Write begins at 9 on Monday

In our program for Islanders Write at Featherstone Center for the Arts, the starting time for Monday is incorrect. The first panel  will begin...

‘It’s going to be a long war’

0
The video showed a woman who looked like she could be a grandmother. Instead of knitting a baby bonnet, she was crafting a cover...

Det. Duquette leads drug seizure, arrest

1
Tisbury Police Det. Charles Duquette led members of the Martha’s Vineyard Drug Task Force in the execution of a search warrant on New York...

Travel alert: Ferry schedules altered

A problem with the MV Gay Head is forcing the Steamship Authority to play musical ferries just ahead of a busy summer weekend.  “Following the...

O.B. to take up Inkwell yoga permit Monday

8
A meeting has been posted for the Oak Bluffs Parks Commission Monday with just one item on the agenda — discussion regarding a special event...

‘It is completely treatable’

0
At Francine Sohn’s home in Edgartown on Thursday, a small group gathered for the Support Ukrainian Newborns (SUN) Project’s fundraiser, which brings “vital medical...

Dukes County Jail has COVID outbreak

Four inmates at the Dukes County Jail have tested positive for COVID-19, which amounts to one-quarter of the inmate population that was housed at...

Teachers’ contract negotiations move to fact-finding

21
Contract negotiations between the All-Island School Committee and the Martha’s Vineyard Education Association (MVEA) have moved to fact-finding with the state’s Department of Labor...

SSA board extols Davis, renews contract

10
Updated 2:37pm At a special Friday morning meeting, the Steamship Authority board gave high marks to general manager Robert Davis as part of his annual...

Tisbury School costs skyrocket

40
Updated 7/29 The Tisbury select board voted 2-0 Wednesday, July 27, to hold a special one-item town meeting at the Performing Arts Center in Oak...

Trustees deep-six beach plan

6
Updated 4:40 pm After heavy criticism, the Trustees of Reservations announced Thursday afternoon it was withdrawing a draft beach management plan that placed significant restrictions...

West Tisbury to add new crosswalks

0
The West Tisbury select board unanimously approved a plan to place crosswalks at State Road, Panhandle Road, and Scotchman’s Lane during a Wednesday, July...

Cyclist injured near Brandy Brow

7
On Wednesday, July 27, a cyclist was struck by a pickup on State Road near Brandy Brow in West Tisbury and subsequently airlifted off...

Martha’s Vineyard to get $272,000 in grants

Edgartown and Chilmark were among the town’s statewide to be awarded grants through the Seaport Economic Council, according to a press release issued by...

Patricia J. Williams at Islanders Write

Islanders Write is delighted to announce that Patricia J. Williams will be joining Callie Crossley at Islanders Write on Monday, Aug. 1, at 12:15...

Get ready for some Black Ambition

0
Black Ambition, founded by multi-awardwinning rapper and entrepreneur Pharrell Williams, and Mosaic Genius are both organizations working toward the promotion of wealth building in...

An evolving role in a changing world

6
The first Martha’s Vineyard Chief Diversity Officer Summit 2022 is set to take place at Martha’s Vineyard Museum, an opportunity for 125 chief diversity...

The remarkable Dorothy Burnham

0
At 107, the remarkable Dorothy Burnham holds court as the queen of the Oak Bluffs Campground. She was born March 22, 1915. She has...

A tale of two Americas

0
A video of Ben Fields, a white Spring Valley High School resource officer, violently arresting Shakara, a Black student at the school, in Columbia,...

Cancel the threat

We really wanted to sit this one out. About two weeks ago, a reader tweeted at us about Alan Dershowitz’s appearance on Newsmax, where...