Housing Trust Cuts Ribbon on Rehabbed Perlman House
Aaron Wilson
The nonprofit Island Housing Trust cut the ribbon Thursday on its latest project: seven affordable apartments at the Perlman House, a 100-year-old former inn on State Road in Vineyard Haven.
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First Week of the Derby: You Can't Win if You Don't Enter
Aaron Wilson
A possible record bonito did not cross the scales during the first week of action, as the fisherman had not registered for the derby.
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Osprey Nest in Record Numbers This Year
Aaron Wilson
A record number of osprey nests were reported this year on Martha’s Vineyard, marking a new milestone for the once-threatened migratory birds. Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary reported 106 active nests this year.
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Airport Traffic Saw Dramatic Declines in July, August
Aaron Wilson
Passenger traffic at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport was in freefall this summer, a report to airport commissioners from newly-appointed director Geoffrey Freeman showed Thursday.
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Absent Stripers, 75th Derby Ready to Begin in Uusual Year
Aaron Wilson
The bell will ring and the first fish will cross the scale Sunday morning as usual. But beyond that, little will be as usual when the 75th Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby gets under way.
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Selectmen Delay Vote One More Week on Farmers’ Market
Aaron Wilson
West Tisbury selectmen postponed for one more week a decision on whether to allow the outdoor farmers’ market to extend its season into late October.
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Oak Bluffs Inches Ahead With Firehouse Plan
Aaron Wilson
The Oak Bluffs selectmen this week tapped their police chief and the recently retired Tisbury fire chief to help lead the next phase for the town fire and EMS departments.
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Arrests for Shoplifting, Drunk Driving Mark Busy Labor Day Weekend
Aaron Wilson
Oak Bluffs police recovered more than $770 worth of stolen merchandise taken from six different businesses Saturday evening, as Island police reported a busy Labor Day weekend.
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Gearing Up for the Derby at Annual Surfcasters Sale
Aaron Wilson
On Saturday morning, members of the Martha’s Vineyard Surfcasters Association hosted their annual sale to raise money for high school scholarships.
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Sharks Pitching Ace Signs With the Red Sox
Aaron Wilson
Nate Tellier signed a three-year contract with the Boston Red Sox and will report for spring training in Fort Myers, Fla. on March 3, 2021.
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