2010 Population: 15,005 est.
Martha's Vineyard, the largest resort island in New England, was formed by glacial action 10,000 years ago and lies 7 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. The Island is roughly shaped like a triangle with its base the straight south shore. It is 9 miles wide and 23 miles long at its furthest points and has a total land area of approximately 100 square miles. The Vineyard has 124.6 miles of tidal shoreline. There are 6 towns on Martha's Vineyard; three up-Island towns, Aquinnah (Gay Head), Chilmark and West Tisbury, and three down-Island towns, Vineyard Haven, Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. The terms "up-Island" and "down-Island" are nautical terms referring to longitude on a map.
38 N Water St, Edgartown, MA
phone: (508) 627-4711
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|Figawi seeks used cellphones to help troops call home|
Tuesday May 24, 2016
|HYANNIS — Figawi Inc. has partnered with the nonprofit group Cell Phones for Soldiers to seek donations of lightly used cellphones to help the troops call home.Participants in the 2016 Figawi Race and local residents may donate cellphones or tablets at police stations in the Figawi port towns of Hyannis, Falmouth and Nantucket as well as the Yarmouth Police Department. The donation program begins Wednesday and runs through July 4.Cellphones are recycled to raise [...]|