Transcending the traditional vocational model, the career and technical options at the regional high school are integrated with the academic education, not a separate path or back up plan. The most recent addition to the curriculum is the health assisting class, which provides hands on nursing experience.
The selectmen on Tuesday strongly backed a proposed bylaw to ban the use of single-use plastic bags in town. The idea will be voted on at the annual town meeting.
The Louisiana shipyard building the new hybrid ferry Woods Hole has notified the Steamship Authority that delivery of the new vessel, expected to start making trips next spring, could be more than two months late.
We’ve got a full moon next Wednesday and we call it the Bay Scallop Moon, to honor one of the Vineyard’s most appreciated bivalves.
In October, high school nurse Linda Leonard traveled off-Island to receive updates on medical technology for children with special needs, and stocking nasal Narcan at the schools.
Quelling quorum doubters, West Tisbury voters turned out 156 strong Tuesday night to approve a short list of items, including expanding an affordable housing initiative and money to repair a section of the ailing town cemetery fence.
Oak Bluffs voters zipped through a 15-article special town meeting warrant Tuesday evening with surprising speed, passing every measure with little or no dissent and a bare minimum of debate. The meeting lasted less than 22 minutes.
A bike ride a few years back helped me spot the small graveyard alongside the Vineyard Haven-Edgartown Road near the County Road Oak Bluffs Next Right sign across from Dodger’s Hole. I’ve remained transfixed on the story of Sarah Wilbur whose headstone (April 15, 1792 to March 20, 1875) is the only one marked.
Chappy decided that we really didn’t need our storm door after all, so she enlisted the help of the wind and had it ripped completely off its hinges. A lot easier to get in and out of the house with groceries now.