Wes Craven, known worldwide for his horror films and on the Vineyard for his low-key style, humor and thoughtfulness, died on Sunday, August 30 in Los Angeles at the age of 76. The cause was brain cancer.
Every year an explosion of algae — fueled mostly by nitrogen from septic tanks — turns the Lagoon Pond a shade of red or rusty brown. All the saltwater ponds on the Vineyard are impaired to some degree, and each one faces a unique set of conditions. Public interest has reached a tipping point.
While manager Sean Flynn remains out of the office, airport commissioners provided new details about their decision to put him on leave. Among other things, the FAA issued a letter of investigation following a failure to correct operational deficiencies.
Responding to oversights in a major expansion project that broke ground eight years ago, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is taking steps to restore public access to Windemere Road. The road issue has been a longstanding sore point with neighbors.