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Wampanoags evaluate wind power on tribal lands

A study of wind energy feasibility concludes that wind could provide the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), with financial and environmental benefits.

District Court Report

Matthew Kennelly, Mankato, MN; DOB 3/30/80, assault and battery: dismissed at the request of the victim.

Help with daycare costs available in West Tisbury

West Tisbury families that are income-eligible now may be able to receive daycare tuition reimbursement, through a $100,000 grant from a private philanthropic foundation secured by the Island Affordable Housing Fund (IAHF).

Food service chief Leslie Floyd steps up to the plates

Every school day, Leslie Floyd, the new food service director for Martha's Vineyard Public Schools, makes sure that 700 meals are planned, cooked, delivered, and served.

Menemsha dock repairs go out to bid

Chilmark selectmen agreed to a timetable for the project to replace the new car-way and pedestrian walkway that was destroyed by the July 12 fire in Menemsha.

Oak Bluffs hikes room tax, tables government change

Oak Bluffs voters approved a rooms tax increase at a special town meeting Tuesday.

Enrollment remains level at Island schools

A trend in declining enrollment over the past six years in Martha's Vineyard Public Schools (MVPS) leveled off this year, according to a census taken October 1.

Rising trend in Oak Bluffs harbor revenue

Oak Bluffs harbor had a banner year; it could have been a record year for revenues but for Labor Day weekend.

Edgartown escalates budget squabble with MVC

Edgartown selectmen raised the stakes in their budget dispute with the Martha's Vineyard Commission, by proposing to withdraw from the regional planning agency.

All Island flu clinic Thursday morning

Island health agents will sponsor an Island-wide, seasonal flu immunization clinic from 8 am to noon tomorrow, Thursday, November 11.

Chilmark motor vehicle accidents result in OUI arrests

By Chilmark standards, it was a busy three days: Emergency personnel responded to a single-car accident Friday afternoon and another on Monday.

Larry’s Tackle tourny celebrates hard core fishermen

Larry's Tackle on Upper Main Street in Edgartown held an awards ceremony Saturday for the winners of the shops' 2010 Octoberfish tournament. The tournament, as the name suggests, runs the month of October and provides...

Court charges man who bought liquor in fatal crash

A Cape Cod man will be arraigned in Edgartown District Court December 10, on charges that he supplied alcohol to an Island teenager who was later killed in a car crash that left two families devastated.

RCBL season is underway

The RCBL, the Island's venerable basketball league that provides healthy exercise for some of the Island's young, and some not-so-young men, and free entertainment for players' family and friends and others, began play Monday evening at the Boys and Girls Club, Edgartown, to be continued on a weekly basis through February.

Island junior hockey team in a 9-0 romp

The Vineyard Cape League junior high hockey team swamped Gateway Jr.

Sports Highlights

Among the hordes running the New York Marathon were at least two Islanders, Marilyn Vukota of Edgartown who completed the run in 3:52:12 and placed a commendable 11,349th overall.

Wampanoag wind study public hearing

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) will hold a public hearing Friday to review the results of a wind turbine feasibility study.

Tennis tournament honors Stan Hart, Don Davis

The Vineyard Tennis Center's annual Turkey Open Tennis Tournament this weekend will be held in honor of the memory of Stan Hart and Don Davis to benefit the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

MVC approves interim wind DCPC regulation

The Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) voted at a meeting November 4, to adopt an interim regulation for the Island Wind District of Critical Planning Concern (DCPC).

Information wanted for Islanders in uniform

To update her contact list, Jo Ann Murphy, Dukes County's director of veterans services, wants information about Island military personnel now serving overseas.