Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Home Authors Posts by Whit Griswold

Whit Griswold

570 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

Seven Islanders become captains

Massachusetts Maritime Academy instructor Captain Ed Jerome certified seven new Island 100 Ton Masters Captains on Sunday, November 21.

Noteworthy

A gathering to increase awareness about the abuse of women around the world will be held on Saturday, November 27, starting at 1 pm in Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs.

Announcements

Quinn M.

dickinson

Betty Dickinson died peacefully on Sunday, November 7, at her home in Ridgewood, N.

Vineyard Coach Don Herman, on eve of Island Cup

"Temperature," said Donald Herman, when asked about the biggest difference between living on Martha's Vineyard and Savannah, Georgia, where he's from.

Rowing against the Alzheimer’s tide

Rowers of all shapes and sizes — and especially those known for their endurance — are encouraged to join a benefit row from Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven on Saturday, November 27.

Harley Riders saddle up for Martha’s Vineyard charity

The holidays trigger all kinds of responses in people, but on Martha's Vineyard there's one constant - the Red Stocking Fund.

Announcements

@font-face { font-family: "Cambria"; }p.

Making working farms work on Martha’s Vineyard?

"The panel shed light on some of the barriers, real or perceived, about the harvest, delivery, the business of farming," Ali Berlow said about a forum at the Grange Hall on November 1.

Challenging the Pacific…and history

Scholarship and good story telling don't always come in the same literary package, but when they do, the rewards for readers are enormous.

Noteworthy

Again this year the Vineyard Committee on Hunger, Serving Hands, and Family to Family are working together with Reliable Market to ensure that Island families in need will have a great Thanksgiving meal and December holiday meal.

John Mayhew turns 90

Family, friends, colleagues, and former students made their way to Windemere on Sunday afternoon to help John Mayhew of West Tisbury celebrate his 90th birthday.

Old Martha’s Vineyard deed sold

Real estate transactions have a way of rising to the top on Martha's Vineyard, whether the multimillion dollar exchanges of today or a simple gift between family members in the 17th century.

Announcements

Isabella P.

Delahunt, O’Leary honored by Vineyarders

The gathering at the Ag Hall on Saturday afternoon was billed as a community appreciation for two retiring legislators, U.

115 make Martha’s Vineyard Crop Walk

Grey skies and an occasional sprinkle did nothing to deter 115 determined Islanders from participating in Sunday's Crop Walk.

Scarecrow project on Martha’s Vineyard

Scarecrows appeared in front of businesses from Aquinnah to Oak Bluffs, from Tisbury to Edgartown over the last week, all part of the Charter School's effort to dress up the Island for Halloween, and raise a little money in the process.

Noteworthy

Hospice of Martha's Vineyard is asking for nominations for the annual Spirit of the Vineyard Award.

French pizza in Aquinnah?

It sounded incongruous at first — a pizza night in Aquinnah for high school French students? On further review, however, it started to make sense.

Pumpkin Festival at Morning Glory Farm

Maybe it was because a crisp fall day dawned instead of the predicted rain.