The Capawock Theatre in Vineyard Haven and the Strand Theatre in Oak Bluffs are nearly ready for their grand reopenings to the movie-going public. The newly-renovated Capawock reopens on Saturday to screen its first film in three years, and the Strand will reopen June 20.
The Gay Head Light move is now expected to begin around mid-day Thursday, project managers for the relocation project said today. Favorable soil and weather conditions and the fine-tuned coordination of contractors working at the site has put the project well ahead of schedule.
Veteran Edgartown police officers Michael Gazaille and Joel DeRoche were promoted to the rank of sergeant and sworn in at the selectmen’s meeting Monday. Police chief David Rossi praised both men for their trustworthiness and long service to the town.
Friends and relatives of the late Peggy Freydberg gathered in Chilmark Sunday to celebrate her life, and the launching of a new collection of her poetry: Poems from the Pond: 107 Years of Words and Wisdom; The Writings of Peggy Freydberg.
At a ceremony Monday, Paul J. Brawley, a commander in the United States Navy Reserve, quoted Gen. Douglas MacArthur: “The soldier above all other people prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war.”