Search Begins for New Oak Bluffs Fire Chief
Aaron Wilson
The search for a new fire chief has begun in Oak Bluffs after selectmen signed off on a list of criteria this week recommended by the town’s interim emergency management team.
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Ships in the Night Is an Artful Murder Mystery
Aaron Wilson
Ships in the Night, the third installment of the Hallmark channel’s Martha’s Vineyard mystery movie series based on the books by novelist Philip R. Craig, debuts Sunday.
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Police Investigate Unauthorized Tree Removal in Ocean Park
Aaron Wilson
Oak Bluffs police are investigating the unauthorized removal of a 35-foot-tall catalpa tree on the corner of Grove and Ocean avenues in Ocean Park.
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Grateful Customer Returns the Favor to Grocery Workers on Christmas
Aaron Wilson
Christmas came early this year for employees at Cronig’s Market and the Vineyard Haven Stop & Shop when an anonymous customer gave every employee in both stores a $100 bill.
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Oak Bluffs Makes Surprise Change in MVC Appointment
Aaron Wilson
Oak Bluffs selectmen passed over long-serving board member Gail Barmakian for reappointment to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Tuesday, voting instead to appoint selectman Brian Packish.
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Leslie’s Drug Store Will Stay Open
Aaron Wilson
Leslie’s Drug Store, the family-run pharmacy in downtown Vineyard Haven that was due to close at the end of the year, will be able to stay open after all, the owners confirmed.
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Aquinnah Zips Through Special Town Meeting
Aaron Wilson
Aquinnah voters zipped through a special town meeting Saturday afternoon, unanimously approving a series of year-end spending transfers
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The Tesla Turtle Taxi Will See You Now
Aaron Wilson
Dr. Roger Kligler, a retired internist who lives in Falmouth, takes his golden retriever Bodie everywhere with him. Everywhere except on runs to the Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary.
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Aquinnah Takes Up Year-End Spending at Special Town Meeting
Aaron Wilson
Preliminary funding for a town hall renovation project is on the docket when Aquinnah convenes a special town meeting Saturday afternoon. The meeting begins at 1 p.m. inside the town hall.
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Red Stocking Fund Perseveres, Thanks to Santa’s Hard-Working Elves
Aaron Wilson
Since 1938, the Red Stocking Fund has provided Island children in need with gifts for the holiday season. Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, Susie Wallo and Sandy Joyce, who head the fund, are making sure this year is no different.
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