The town’s acting police chief John M. (Jack) Collins recommended longtime Edgartown police officer David Rossi as the new police chief at a board of selectmen meeting Monday. The board took the recommendations under advisement.
A Cape and Islands business association has named Island herbalist and author Holly Bellebuono as their entrepreneur of the year. Ms. Bellebuono, who owns Vineyard Herbs, Teas and Apothecary, is the first Vineyarder to receive the SCORE small business award.
The Gannon and Benjamin boatyard on the Vineyard Haven harbor was the scene of a festive launch Monday for a new design created by the venerable wooden boat yard. The Sheldrake is a gaff sloop daysailer and Nat Benjamin’s 85th original design.
A quiet gathering at the West Tisbury library on Sunday celebrated the life of F. Patrick Gregory, longtime town moderator and an avid library patron. Mr. Gregory died a year ago next week, the victim of a homicide while hiking in northern California.
Each of the five traditional public school districts on the Vineyard does its own thing, right down to the toilet paper, schools superintendent Dr. James H. Weiss said in the first of five forums on the state of the schools.