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Edgartown considers sites for solar panels

Edgartown selectmen, meeting with the town's water commissioners Tuesday, considered possibly installing solar photovoltaic panels on water department land.

State officials to discuss Mass-RI wind energy plan

Discussion that began at a public hearing last month about Rhode Island's Ocean Special Management Plan (RIO-SAMP) resumes at a meeting on October 21 hosted by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA).

Selectman, teacher Greg Coogan hurt in fall

Oak Bluffs selectman Greg Coogan was injured Monday when he fell from a roof while doing work on his home.


"He says, 'You're talking about saving money here for a rainy day, and how old are you? It's raining.

Normand M. Ponte

Normand Machado Ponte of Oak Bluffs died October 6, at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital after a brief illness.


Robert "Bob" Darlington died on Monday, October 11, at home in Oak Bluffs.

Meredith J. Aldrich

Life-long educator Meredith Jane Aldrich, founder of Children's Hours School in Geneva, N.

Duncan Kreamer

Duncan Kreamer, 92, died in Phoenix, Maryland, on October 8.

Oak Bluffs hires new children’s librarian

Oak Bluffs selectman unanimously agreed to hire Sondra Murphy as the children's librarian at their Tuesday meeting.

Aquinnah hires new town coordinator

Aquinnah selectmen have selected Adam Wilson, presently zoning administrator for Oak Bluffs, to become the new town coordinator.


Lucy M.

Reel Picks

Emma Stone is wonderful as the outcast Olive, a virgin who creates a phony reputation as a sexually promiscuous hottie — inspired by Hawthorne, she embroiders red As on her T-shirts — and becomes super cool.

Annual Art of Chocolate Festival was a treat

The seventh annual Art of Chocolate Festival at Featherstone Center for the Arts started last Friday with a preview party where guests indulged in all things chocolate, from macaroons to martinis.

Protect your identity week highlights identity theft protection

Next week is "National Protect Your Identity Week.

A hearty yes to the fish pier

Unless there is lurking somewhere a great white shark of an argument against constructing a fishing pier off the North Bluff shore of Oak Bluffs, the Martha's Vineyard Commission, considering the proposal as a development of regional impact (DRI), ought to approve enthusiastically.

Quack, cackle, bang – bird hunting season begins

The early duck season begins one half hour before sunrise Friday, October 15 and ends on Saturday, October 23, then resumes on November 18.

Dirt bikers spoil the peace, violate the laws

Perhaps you live in West Tisbury, famous for its bucolic heritage, its serenity.

TTOR management must be corrected

I've sent this letter to Andrew Kendall, president of The Trustees of Reservations.

Traveling ancient ocean pathways

Rushing water surrounds Pasque Island.