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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Christmas in Edgartown Brings Glad Tidings
Aaron Wilson
This year the emphasis for Christmas in Edgartown is still on good cheer but with a healthy does of safety, too.
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The Ritz Cafe Will Close for Winter
Aaron Wilson
A mainstay Martha’s Vineyard nightspot year round, the Ritz Cafe will shutter effective Jan. 1, with plans to reopen March 9, following approval from the Oak Bluffs selectmen Tuesday.
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Second Cold-Stunned Turtle Rescued After Storm
Aaron Wilson
A second cold-stunned Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle is on the mend after it was rescued on the Chappaquiddick side of Norton Point Beach during Saturday’s northeaster.
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Northeast Indigenous Holiday Market Adapts for Digital Venue
Aaron Wilson
From cornhusk dolls to hand-woven sashes, wampum jewelry, dreamcatchers and white buckskin dresses, there’s something for everyone at the Aquinnah Cultural Center’s online Northeast Indigenous Artist Holiday Market.
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Deer Take Is Down So Far This Year
Aaron Wilson
he two-week deer shotgun season opened on Monday, and the woods were filled with camouflage and bright orange.
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Harbor Homes Winter Shelter Opens
Aaron Wilson
The Harbor Homes winter shelter at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown opened its doors for the first time Sunday night and two guests enjoyed a hot meal while escaping from the cold.
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Two Oak Bluffs Restaurants Shift Gears for the Winter
Aaron Wilson
Two downtown restaurants in Oak Bluffs won approval from the Oak Bluffs selectmen this week to make changes for the winter, with one closing until spring and another adopting shortened hours of operation until January.
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Shotgun Season Begins, Online Check-in Urged
Aaron Wilson
Shotgun season for deer hunting begins Monday, Nov. 30 in Massachusetts, and state officials are encouraging hunters to register their take online this year instead of bringing it to a check-in station.
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