Mike McCarthy, 2008 graduate of the MV Regional High School, who quarterbacked the Vineyard football team well enough to receive All Scholastic honors from the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald, and to be chosen to play in the annual Shriners football game, is this year's quarterback at Bridgewater State University.
The man who is probably never going to retire says when he retires he's going to live year-round on the Vineyard.
Hurricane Earl brought brisk wind and heavy rain to Martha's Vineyard Friday night, but not much else.
Chilmark selectmen learned Tuesday evening that construction of a new Station Menemsha boathouse is not likely to begin until the summer of 2012.
Last week, as West Tisbury School was preparing to opens its doors for the new school year Colonel Michael Halt, on leave as principal, was hard at work in Kabul, Afghanistan.
The West Tisbury selectmen signed a contract last week with Netco, a Lexington property management firm, to oversee the next phase of the effort to design and build a new West Tisbury Free Public Library addition.