The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court.
About 3,500 tons of soil, boulders and clay have been removed from around the Gay Head Light and its new location 129 feet to the east. Contractors are now working to install steel beams underneath the lighthouse. The move is expected to begin in early June.
Edgartown library director Jill Dugas Hughes will be stepping down from the job at the end of August, the library board of trustees announced this week.
Several Martha’s Vineyard Hospital employees have received excellence awards from Partners HealthCare, the hospital’s parent company.
Edgartown Democrats will be holding a caucus on Saturday, May 30 at noon at the Edgartown Public Library.
Beyond the usual Sunday services at 10:30 a.m., the Federated Church in Edgartown invites visitors to drop by to see the historic church meetinghouse.
What a ride we have been on with the weather. First it is cool and you think you will never pull out the summer clothes but you don’t want to curse it so you leave them where they are. Then Sunday comes along, and it is so hot you need shorter lighter pants, and you could wear that new top you just bought.
Funding will end this year for the Tick-Borne Illness Reduction Initiative, an Islandwide program that began about four years ago with a grant from the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. But Island health agents plan to continue the efforts, which include school programs and a series of educational videos.
Edward W. Hewett died at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on May 16, after a long illness. He was 88.