Home Authors Posts by George Brennan

George Brennan

Avatar
823 POSTS 290 COMMENTS

Farm to shuck to Food Pantry

0
Thousands of mature oysters that stood in the way of aquaculture farmers growing oyster seed have been purchased by the Massachusetts Aquaculture Association, brought...

Island Home returned to service Sunday

1
Updated The Island Home returned to service last Thursday, but was sidelined by mechanical issues that night. According to an email alert last Thursday, the ferry’s...

Appeals court rules against tribe in casino case

2
Updated Feb. 26 The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) will have to work with town planners and the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, according to an...

Is time right for new positions?

2
With a $55 million school renovation and addition project on the docket for taxpayers this spring, the Tisbury select board is tepid about adding...

SSA surveys customers on website redesign

0
The SSA is looking for the public’s input into making changes to its website, steamshipauthority.com, through a public survey that will continue through March...

Sewer board approves additional flow for Dunn project

2
The Tisbury sewer advisory board held an unscheduled meeting Monday morning to redo a vote on sewer flow for a proposed development involving the...

BOEM reopens review of Vineyard Wind

1
The environmental review of Vineyard Wind is back before the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the federal agency announced Wednesday.  “Offshore wind has the potential...

County authorizes $50,000 for courthouse repairs

0
County officials approved spending up to $50,000 to get a new boiler installed in the Dukes County Courthouse at an emergency meeting Tuesday night...

Beach Road Weekend pulls the plug on 2021

1
Updated Feb. 2 Just weeks after getting preliminary approval of three dates in August for Beach Road Weekend in Vineyard Haven, promoter Adam Epstein has...

Play a Big role in someone’s life

1
If you think you don’t have enough time to be a Big Brother or Big Sister, think again. That’s the message from Jim Feiner,...

Gannon & Benjamin, MV Times buildings under agreement

3
Investors led by Nat Benjamin have an agreement to purchase the Gannon & Benjamin building, and a second building at 30 Beach Road in...

SSA climbs aboard the electric buses

13
Updated @ 7:45 pm The Steamship Authority is purchasing three electric buses from BYD USA for $2.95 million, but will offset that cost with reimbursements...

This year’s soup-er bowl

0
With my team, the New England Patriots, out of the playoffs and no prospect of a Super Bowl appearance for one of the first...

Best recommended for Tisbury water committee

0
The Tisbury sewer advisory board has recommended John Best as the board’s appointee to the town’s five-member water resource committee, a board that will...

Oak Bluffs man: ‘Mostly peaceful people outside the Capitol’

89
Updated 10:32 am, Monday * An Oak Bluffs man who was in Washington, D.C., Wednesday and watched the rally held by President Donald Trump outside...

U.S. Capitol breached by Trump supporters

16
Supporters of President Donald Trump, spurred on by his claims that his loss in the Nov. 3 election was based on fraudulent votes, stormed...

Baker: More contagious COVID is likely here

0
Gov. Charlie Baker, during a press briefing on Tuesday at Baystate Health in Springfield, said healthcare officials in the state believe a more contagious...

The year things changed

2
Leading up to Christmas in 2016, life — as the T-shirt says — was good. Though I was in between full-time jobs after taking a buyout...

Who says you can’t popover?

1
My wife and I used to have a naughty routine. (Get your minds out of the gutter.) We’d toss our diets aside on Friday...

Update: Five new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

5
Updated Dec. 23 Gov. Charlie Baker is limiting the occupancy in the state’s restaurants and other public venues like casinos, houses of worship, museums, libraries,...
>