The private equity industry visionary who became one of Wall Street’s biggest critics, quiet philanthropist, family man, nimble third baseman on the Chilmark softball field and owner of the Vineyard Gazette, died Thursday evening at his home in Edgartown.
According to a study done for the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), a class II casino — essentially, an electronic bingo facility — would net more than $4.5 million per year, a document filed in federal court this week shows.
Nothing can stop Roberta Morgan. Not even her husband Jimmy, who has suggested that she might want to pull the car over. It’s early July, early morning and the Morgans are driving down-Island for their daily coffee klatch at Humphrey’s.
Author Ta-Nehisi Coates headlines a sold-out public discussion Friday that explores the idea of a post-racial America. The discussion kicks off the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival, which runs Saturday and Sunday in Edgartown and Chilmark.
Without any federal or state permits, the Unicorn is likely nearing the end of her long residency in Menemsha harbor. Capt. Greg Mayhew recently sold his groundfish permit — the last on the Vineyard — to The Nature Conservancy.