Wednesday, November 25, 2020

The Business Page

Quote of the Week

“We’re in competition with Oak Bluffs and Edgartown, and while I don’t want to be a bar town, there’s still revenue we’re leaving on the table.” –Tisbury selectman Jeff Kristal, regarding food not being required...

The Big Question: New Stop & Shop?

Is it time to reconsider allowing a new Stop & Shop to be built in Vineyard Haven? YES. YES. YES. Get us out of the current 3rd world supermarket. – Peter Muldowney   Reply online as a comment,...

Feiner Real Estate donates over $11,000 to IHT

Client’s Choice proceeds from three recent sales yielded a donation to the Island Housing Trust for $11,812. According to a press release, Feiner Real Estate uses its program, Client's Choice, to merge business and philanthropy...

Perfect Pitch MV update: My Vineyard Elopement and Weddings, 

This year marks the third year of Perfect Pitch MV, where Island entrepreneurs pitch their ideas “Shark Tank”–style to local businesses in hopes of getting seed money for their ventures. The 2018 second-place winner...

Quote of the Week

“Within 72 hours, we would begin to cutivate, if that occurs in early November, we will be ready to serve patients in early March.” – Geoff Rose, Patient Centric CEO

The Big Question: SSA ads

Do you think the Steamship Authority spends too much on advertising?

Showing off the Island

With the Vineyard’s population swelling to nearly 200,000 during the season, the tourist industry is a major economic factor, and tour companies are doing a booming business.  “Our Island tour companies do an excellent job...

Quote of the Week

“We’re simply amazed at the Amish team, and you know, they just go about their work quietly and totally focused; simply amazed that that roof was put up in about 20 minutes.”  –Eleanor (Fischer) Neubert,...

The Big Question: M.V. Shipyard

Are you in favor of the M.V. Shipyard building a 48-slip marina on Lagoon Pond? I am very strongly in favor of the proposed marina on the Lagoon in VH and the whole Island is...

Mia Arenburg joins sullivan + associates architects

sullivan + associates architects is pleased to announce Mia Arenburg has joined their team as project designer. According to a press release, Arenburg is a native Islander, and recently graduated from Savannah College of...

IHT’s MV Future Financing 

Some would say that the defining characteristics of a successful community are its natural environment, its access to healthy food, and its opportunities for fitness and wellness. Martha’s Vineyard has all of these in...

Wonderland Landscaping launches in West Tisbury

The Island's newest professional landscaping company, Wonderland Landscaping, is now in business. According to a press release, the West Tisbury based company owned by resident Justin Dodge, is a professional landscape company that specializes...

Quote of the Week

“There were certainly a lot of mistakes made along the way, and I want to make it clear that I take complete responsibility for what happened to the business.” Wayne Guyther, owner Hinckley’s Hardware, on...

The Big Question: Drinks in Vineyard Haven

Should Vineyard Haven restaurants be allowed to sell patrons drinks without also serving them food?   

Perfect Pitch MV Update: Sonnyside Rides

This year marks the third year of Perfect Pitch MV, where Island entrepreneurs pitch their ideas “Shark Tank“–style to local businesses in hopes of getting seed money for their ventures. The 2017 second-place winner...

The Big Question

Are you in favor of keeping the 5:30 am ferries operating during the summer season? Reply online as a comment, or send your answers to onisland@mvtimes.com with the subject line “MVSB Big Question.”

Quote of the Week

“I was floored when I witnessed firsthand the state of the M.V. Community Services campus, and after learning how critical their work is to the health and stability of the Island community, I knew...

Hospice honors top donors

A Major Donor appreciation party will be held at the Granary Gallery from 5:30 to 7 pm on Saturday, Sept. 28, honoring top donors to Hospice of Martha's Vineyard.  According to a press release, Hospice...

Perfect Pitch MV Update:

Updated 9/23 This year marks the third year of Perfect Pitch MV, where Island entrepreneurs pitch their ideas “Shark Tank“–style to local businesses in hopes of getting seed money for their ventures. The 2017 third-place...

Management changes at the Yard

Alison Manning, formerly executive director and co-producer at the Yard, has transitioned into a new role as a senior development advisor to the Yard as of the end of the 2019 summer season. According...
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