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Peggy Jean Laroche »

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 15:22:20 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Peggy Jean Laroche. Peggy was born on Sept. 10, 1945, and passed away peacefully on Sept. 7, 2019, after a short illness, surrounded by her family.  Born in Oak Bluffs on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard, she graduated from Hamilton-Wenham Regional High... ...

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John J. Lynch »

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 15:13:52 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

John J. Lynch, 78, of Edgartown and Naples, Fla., died on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. A graduate of Boston College (’65), he served as the first assistant clerk magistrate in Boston’s Suffolk Superior Court for over 40 years. He loved the Red Sox, and sitting on the porch at Morning Glory Farm with a cup […] The... ...

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As ELL Population Swells, School Leaders Commission Study »

Sat, 14 Sep 2019 07:17:29 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Holly Pretsky English language learning students now make up 18 per cent of the public school population Islandwide, program director Leah Palmer told the all-Island school committee this week.

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Free to Be You, Me and Reina Del Taco »

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 18:27:07 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Caroline KaplanLike many on the Island, Edgartown library director Lisa Sherman first saw Tim McNerney as just an affable UPS delivery guy. Then she heard about Reina Del Taco.

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SSA begins Safety Management System assimilation »

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 16:30:02 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

Nine months after HMS Consulting president John Sainsbury revealed pervasive safety flaws in Steamship Authority vessel operations to an audience in the Falmouth High School auditorium, the ferry line has begun to implement Sainsbury’s chief recommendation, a Safety Management System (SMS). Representatives from... ...

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D-Y edges MVRHS Girls Soccer in home opener »

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 16:19:14 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

The Vineyarders lost a heartbreaker and gave everything they had in the girls soccer home opener Thursday afternoon at Dan McCarthy Field in Oak Bluffs. With 5:07 left to play, Dennis-Yarmouth’s Emily Edwards finished off a counterattack by tucking the ball under sliding Vineyard goalkeeper Ruby Reimann and banking... ...

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MVRHS golfers knock Nauset »

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:49:26 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

The Vineyarders picked up a big 250-265 Cape and Islands League win over Nauset on a gray and blustery Thursday afternoon at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs. Junior captains Pete Gillis and Andrew Marchand shot a 38 and 40 respectively, while freshmen Liam Marek (40) and Ryan Harding (42) also stood out for... ...

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Housing coming to an O.B. near you »

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 14:45:20 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

Oak Bluffs took another step toward potentially developing a parcel of land that abuts the Martha’s Vineyard Arena for affordable housing. Members of the Oak Bluffs selectmen, planning board, and affordable housing committee heard from RKG Associates, an economic planning and real estate consultant based in Boston,... ...

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It’s only a test: CG, first responders hold drill »

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 13:53:42 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

The U.S. Coast Guard and several municipal emergency crews from the Vineyard will hold a drill off Inkwell Beach and in Oak Bluffs Harbor Sunday morning. The drill is meant to simulate the collision of two boats, according to Oak Bluffs Fire Chief John Rose. Drill activity is expected to last about two hours,... ...

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Scott’s Grove neighborhood wins design award »

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 12:43:11 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

The Scott’s Grove apartments in West Tisbury recently received a 2019 merit award from the Builder’s Choice and Custom Home Design Awards. The quaint, efficient, and affordable neighborhood of 9 apartments won both the affordable housing award, and the multifamily award, according to executive director of the Island... ...

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