Friday, March 22, 2013
The Black Dog Tavern and retail shop in Vineyard Haven will be the center of the action for reality TV show "The Vineyard" in May and June, according to an film and television industry insider with Island roots.
Production starts May 5 on the much-discussed reality TV show "The Vineyard," says a longtime Los Angeles television and film industry insider who has spent many summers on Martha's Vineyard. Texting late Wednesday night, the retired Hollywood producer and editor wrote that the show is "shooting from May 5-June 25 in Vineyard Haven ... Story is based around The Black Dog store and restaurant." News that the ABC Family channel had greenlighted a Martha's Vineyard-based reality show caused a storm of comment on MV Patch and social media last month, with one commenter calling it "the worst idea ever." According to ABC Family, The Vineyard premieres Wednesday, July 24 at 9/8c! This docu-soap follows a handful of 20-somethings on Martha’s …
Monday, January 7, 2013
The island has a growing need for more healthcare professionals and Cape Cod Community College is helping to meet that need.
Cape Cod Community College will soon bring its healthcare program courses to Martha's Vineyard. The Island has many healthcare employers in need of a qualified workforce, including Martha’s Vineyard Regional Hospital, Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, and the Vineyard Nursing Association. Within the year the College will offer an LPN to RN transition program. An information session with College officials will be held Tuesday, January 8 at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. in the Library Conference Room at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School. Anyone interested or who thinks they might be interested in CCCC healthcare courses, especially its LPN to RN transition program, is encouraged to attend one of the sessions. Advisors will be …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Some Steamship Authority and Hy-Line Cruises boats are back on schedule.
The Steamship Authority has received permission from the U.S. Coast Guard to resume its ferry service to and from Martha’s Vineyard. All boats are running between Woods Hole and Vineyard Haven on schedule. A further update for the Nantucket route will be issued as soon as the U.S. Coast Guard has completed an assessment of Hyannis and Nantucket harbors and we have received their permission to resume service. Hyline Cruises' ferry service to Nantucket will resume service at noon Tuesday October 30.
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Rommey to attend reception in Osterville at the home of Ruth Ann and Bill Carey, and a second Cape reception before jetting off to Nantucket tonight for a fundraising dinner.
It's political season on the Cape and Islands. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney was on Martha's Vineyard today to attend a clambake fundraiser at the Oak Bluffs home of Jim and Kate Sims. Sims is the chairman and founder of Gen3 Partners. "The event raised over $1million," said Jim Powell, volunteer fundraiser for the Romney campaign and chairman of the West Tisbury Republican Town Committee. Romney is expected to raise nearly $7 million attending events this weekend on the Cape and Islands and Long Island and in Boston. After the Vineyard event, Romney will attend a reception in Osterville at the home of Ruth Ann and Bill Carey, and a second Cape reception at the home of Bridget and Bill Koch before jetting off to Nantucket for a …