Day four in moving erosion-threatened Schifter house saw progress as building inched toward new footing.

July 2, 2013

Work continues to shore up an eroding bluff on the Wasque area of Chappaquiddick. Residents Richard and Jennifer Schifter have undertaken a massive plan to relocate their 8,300 square foot home from the water's edge, and to stave off advancing erosion.

July 1, 2013

A Chappaquiddick house was on the move this weekend, as the key part of a large and complicated project to relocate the home owned by Richard and Jennifer Schifter away from an eroding bluff began. The actual move got underway on Saturday.

July 1, 2013

The Chappaquiddick home owned by Richard and Jennifer Schifter continued its trek across sandy terrain on Monday as weather cleared and rain stopped.

July 1, 2013

A Chappaquiddick house was on the move this weekend, as the key part of a large and complicated project to relocate the home owned by Richard and Jennifer Schifter away from an eroding bluff began.

June 30, 2013

The Little League 12-year-old travel team hosted a pancake breakfast Saturday morning at the Federated Church in Edgartown to raise funds for a summer trip to the Cal Ripken Stadium in Maryland.

June 29, 2013

Summer is here and school is out. Families are vacationing, visitors are enjoying activities, and the Island welcomes all while the season is just starting.

June 28, 2013

Martha’s Vineyard residents are here for the outdoor lifestyle, rural character, beaches and coastline, and they stay for the sense of community on the Island. They are happy with their volunteer fire departments, their emergency services, their hospital and their police squads.

June 27, 2013

Family-owned businesses, not franchises, with burgers and fries on the menu but more about the daily catch in all its forms. Whether at the Oak Bluffs harbor, Menemsha Bight, Net Result in Vineyard Haven or the Aquinnah cliffs, the food always comes with a water view, and chowder is always on the...

June 26, 2013

Menemsha is home base for Island lobsters. Most mornings about 10 lobstermen set out from the historic fishing village to fish Vineyard waters. - See more at: http://www.mvgazette.com/news/2013/06/27/belly-claw-its-lobster-time#sthash.0oRwvpbF.dpuf

June 26, 2013

The more the merrier! Children piled into a plastic pool on Tuesday as the temperature spiked to nearly 90 degrees. 

June 26, 2013

The Island shopping experience offers something for everyone, particularly in the three down-Island towns of Oak Bluffs, Edgartown and Vineyard Haven, where Main Streets are dotted with mom-and-pop shops, restaurants and galleries for every taste and budget.

June 25, 2013

White sand beaches. Cool breezes. Upscale art galleries and shops. Miles of bike paths and walking trails. Fine dining. Historic architecture. Music and cultural events. Farm-fresh produce and seafood right off the boat.

June 25, 2013

Vineyarders turned out in droves for the community open lighthouse and solstice celebration at the Gay Head Lighthouse last Friday. The event was to educate the public and raise funds to save the Gay Head Lighthouse, which is threatened by erosion to the cliffs.

June 25, 2013

 

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June 24, 2013

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