Nearly 40 years after John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd created The Blues Brothers, the music and spirit of the band’s original incarnation continues to thrive. Recently, Mr. Aykroyd and "Blues Sister" Judy Belushi Pisano announced another leg of the mission: Blues Brothers Records.
Since Edgartown attorney Benjamin Hall Jr. filed a personal bankruptcy action last month, the move has caused reverberations in some unexpected places. Mr. Hall’s family has interests in dozens of real estate holdings on the Island.
Elizabeth (Betty) Eddy makes 94 look like 74. This winter, as part of her routine, she would climb up to the roof by way of a pair of rickety stairs with a metal dustpan in hand (a shovel was too unwieldy) to push off the snow.
The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank recently bought 31 acres of rare land at Tom's Neck Farm, the culmination of a complicated deal involving multiple sellers, local donors and a financing model that marks a first for the land bank.