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Protect turtles from straws »

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:17:40 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

To the Editor: Sea turtles are appearing more and more on the Cape, to the delight of many. With the increase in sea turtles it has now more important than ever before, that we protect our marine environment by reducing the use of plastic straws, which can pose a danger to sea turtles and other […] The post... ...

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Audit Reveals More Details Around Termination of Oak Bluffs Detective »

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:04:03 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Julie Wells and Steve Myrick An internal investigation that resulted in the dismissal last week of a longtime Oak Bluffs detective offers new details of the circumstances leading up to his termination, including the revelation that kilograms of cocaine had been delivered to a tenant in his Falmouth home.

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Special town meeting slated for Monday »

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:54:06 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

At 3:30 pm Friday afternoon, Chilmark officials will open bids for electrical upgrades to Menemsha’s docks. A special town meeting that aims to fund additional Menemsha related items, among other things, gets underway on Monday at 7:30 pm in the Community Center. On Nov. 27 of last year, Chilmark voters approved... ...

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Verizon tower runs into tree troubles »

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:45:27 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

A proposal by Verizon to raise the height of the narrow width microwave tower on Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road came to another standstill at a Martha’s Vineyard Commission public hearing Thursday night. The proposal to increase the height of the tower from 77 feet to 130 feet would make it so that the 22 trees in... ...

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Made on MVY: Poetry, beauty, and spirit »

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:43:16 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

If you stop by the Night Heron Gallery and find yourself in the corner space occupied by the work of Ingrid Goff-Maidoff, you’re likely to get caught up in her very unique world, and perhaps end up spending more time than anticipated examining her small treasures. The writer and artist creates a multitude of... ...

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Kelly Klaren Signs Letter of Intent to Play Tennis at Merrimack College »

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:19:55 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Landry HarlanA signing ceremony was held at Vineyard Youth Tennis where Kelly Klaren was surrounded by family, friends, coaches and teammates.

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Internal report: Drug investigation led to officer’s termination »

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:09:56 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

An Oak Bluffs Police internal investigation reveals that large amounts of cocaine were delivered to a condo owned by former Det. James Morse, though the officer was not implicated in the drug probe. Morse, who is also a licensed attorney, was terminated on Friday, Nov. 9, for unauthorized use of FBI background checks.... ...

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Five Corners a flooded mess »

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:22:24 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

Five Corners and Beach Road are both flooded this morning. Cars and trucks are splashing through the deep water from the overnight nor’easter with pedestrians walking from the Steamship Authority finding it particularly treacherous. You may want to seek an alternate route to get to and from Vineyard Haven this... ...

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Oak Bluffs Rejects Spending, Throwing New Town Hall Into Limbo Again »

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:40:03 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Steve Myrick At a special election Thursday, Oak Bluffs voters defeated a debt exclusion question for an additional $1.3 million to build a new town hall.

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O.B. voters deny money for new town hall »

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:04:26 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

Oak Bluffs voters denied an extra $1.3 million to build a new town hall at the town’s special election Thursday. Voters shot down the funds by a 370 no votes and 295 yes votes, two days after the voters approved the funding at their special town meeting. The project was first given the green light […] The post... ...

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