Edgartown selectmen Monday voted unanimously to transfer ownership of the town’s historic Carnegie Library building to the Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust, which plans to transform the building into a visitor’s center and repository for historic books, papers, and art.
Guests gathered at the Winnetu Oceanside Resort Sunday for the 37th annual Art Buchwald Possible Dreams auction benefiting Martha’s Vineyard Community Services. Host Jimmy Tingle auctioned off 22 dreams, including two vacations to Galway Bay, Ireland, which raised $24,000.
A spokesman for the Massachusetts Municipal Association told a gathering of Island selectmen and town administrators Friday that reform is needed for the state public records law — but the current bill to overhaul the law is flawed.
Everyone but the guest of honor donned a colorful tie Saturday evening at the Grange Hall to celebrate the retirement of Vineyard schools superintendent Dr. James H. Weiss. Personal touches including grilled cheese, students in costume, and gifts from schools made the evening a night to remember.
What goes around, comes around, for Art Santry, and going around Martha’s Vineyard is in his blood. Mr. Santry was first in class for the 77th annual Round the Island race Saturday, and undefeated in two days of Round the Buoys racing on Thursday and Friday, following a long absence from Edgartown Yacht Club competition.