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You may remember that back in mid-summer 2002, we were all just sitting on the back porches of our lavish Martha's Vineyard estates, stunned and hurt by the mocking words of then President George W.
Cape Light Compact promises a reduced rate for electricity from now through January 2011, nine percent lower than what we've been paying during the first half of the year.
Smootch is the meticulously kept, luxuriously appointed white motor yacht moored to the face of the nearby marina's dock.
Steamship Authority (SSA) members, anticipating a draft calendar 2011 budget in September and a final version in October, agreed on a set of budget policy guides, including a willingness to make "schedule modifications and trip consolidations .
"The fact that there has not been a horrendous accident there is a minor miracle.
West Tisbury appears likely to get state permission to install lane delineators — collapsible brightly colored posts — on the centerline of State Road approaching its intersection with Old County Road.
We have four children, all adults or on the cusp of adulthood.
For the first half of 2010, Vineyard traffic on SSA vessels is up nicely, and Nantucket traffic, except freight (trucks) is flat, compared to figures for the first half of 2009.
The Vineyard Haven schooner Alabama, Capt.
The Vineyard Nursing Association has begun a capital campaign to fund the purchase of the building that houses its office, off State Road in Vineyard Haven.
If you are one of those who favor a clean, plentiful, growing, cheap supply of energy to support the growth of the American economy — and, naturally enough, its many subdivisions, including this tiny, remote (but not remote enough) outpost we call home — you cannot but despair.
Steamship Authority traffic through the first five months of the year was up between Woods Hole and the Vineyard and flat or down for Nantucket-Hyannis travel.
The effort continues to support Island soldiers deployed in Afghanistan, Iraq, and elsewhere.
Boring and numbingly repetitive, not to mention often vile, intemperate, and pointless.
The ferment in the fishing community, in reaction to threats to the industry's health and to the internal contraction among participants and within markets, began several years ago and began accelerating recently.
As a nation, we grouse too much.
Publishers send us dozens of books each year.
A Dukes County Superior Court judge sided with dismissed Oak Bluffs fire investigator Peter Martell and ordered him reinstated, and awarded the 37-year department veteran damages and attorney's fees.
In his May report to the Tisbury selectmen, Robert Wasserman's Strategic Policy Partnership outlines the steps to be taken if Tisbury and Oak Bluffs elect to merge their police forces.