About 600 people attended opening weekend of Vineyard Haven's newest restaurant Copper Wok. Patrons paid a donation to be the first to sample the cuisine, and owner J.B. Blau raised $8,300 for the Boys and Girls club.
Property owners in Tisbury may see a reduction in their insurance rates soon. Fire chief John Schilling told the Tisbury selectmen Tuesday that the town had received a rating of three from Insurance Services Offices, a risk assessment company. Insurance providers use data from the company to set rates.
Vineyard businessman apologizes for delays in opening new Asian restaurant at the Mansion House in Vineyard Haven, but promises it will be worth the wait.


The flavors of Chinatown are coming to Main street in Vineyard Haven.

Island restaurateur J.B. Blau announced this week the opening of Copper Wok, a pan-Asian restaurant at the Mansion House hotel that will feature Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese items and fresh sushi.

Mr. Blau and business partner and chef Alex Nagi will take over operations of Zephrus, the longtime restaurant at the hotel. The restaurant is slated to open in April. Mr. Nagi will be head chef.