A fundraising campaign for the Red Cross Martha's Vineyard Preparedness Initiative recently received a $4,000 donation from the Cape and Islands United Way, intended as a "challenge grant" to spur additional contributions from Island businesses and community members.
Larry Hepler, known to most Islanders as a furniture maker, is also the owner of Energy Conservation Strategies (ECS).
On Monday, State Police Sergeant Thomas Medeiros, the newly named commander of the Massachusetts State Police barracks on Temahigan Avenue in Oak Bluffs, was busy settling into his new office, and home on the second floor, of the Victorian style building.
A Saturday morning storm did $6,000 to $10,000 worth of damage at Oak Bluffs Town Hall, library, and wastewater facilities.
It is not often that an evening lecture at the West Tisbury Free Public Library begins with a warning about the graphic nature of the event.
A sharply divided Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) District committee voted Monday to change the rules for graduation attire, to allow Brazilian graduates to wear scarves in their native country's colors with their gowns, when they receive diplomas in formal graduation ceremonies Sunday.