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Tisbury Waterways tackles stormwater pollution today

For over 20 years, Tisbury Waterways has tested water for nutrients during rain events to document stormwater pollution.

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital installs new wide-bore MRI

Earlier this month, the Martha's Vineyard Hospital radiology department took delivery of a 13,000-pound magnet, a critical component of a new General Electric Optima wide-bore magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine hospital leaders say will provide expanded diagnostic capabilities, improved patient comfort, and reduced fees.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High lacrosse team beats Coyle Cassidy

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School lacrosse team beat the Coyle Cassidy High School Warriors Thursday afternoon on a rain sodden Vineyard field by a score of 8-2.

West Tisbury voters choose Montrowl and Triantafillou for fincom

West Tisbury voters needed to decide just one contest in the Thursday, April 14, election of town officers.

Oak Bluffs selects newcomers Vail, Santoro as selectmen

In a seismic shift of the Oak Bluffs government landscape, voters Thursday, April 14 elected local businessman Michael Santoro and retired mortgage finance executive Walter Vail to the five-member board of selectmen.

Edgartown voters make changes on library board

Edgartown voters decided four contested races and answered three ballot questions at the polls Thursday, April 14.

Mass Fisheries and Wildlife arrives with a truck full of trout for Martha’s Vineyard

The Division of Fisheries and Wildlife stocked Martha's Vineyard ponds Thursday, April 14 with trout.

Tisbury concludes annual town meeting; votes $20.4 million budget

Despite a three-hour special town meeting on Tuesday evening and torrential rain the next day, 126 dedicated Tisbury voters waded out for the annual town meeting last night.

Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club shows its stuff

The Martha's Vineyard Figure Skating Club (MVFSC) presented its annual Ice Show, now 23 years old, at the Arena on April 9 and 10.

Hunters, conservationists join forces on Martha’s Vineyard

Hunters and conservationists joined forces at the annual Ducks Unlimited dinner at the Harbor View Hotel earlier this month, drawn by a mutual love and concern for the natural world and the creatures that inhabit it.

Colonel Michael Halt home from Afghanistan to a warm welcome

West Tisbury School principal Michael Halt returned to Martha's Vineyard Sunday, April 10, after completing a 15-month tour in Afghanistan.

Cape Cod charter boat raises ire of Martha’s Vineyard charter captains

Island charter fishermen came to the Edgartown selectmen's meeting Monday armed with eight letters of support and a boatload of opposition to a Hyannis company's request to operate a charter fishing boat from Memorial Wharf.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional hosts Green Careers Day

A Green Careers Day on Tuesday at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School featured a panel of professionals in energy related careers.

Martha’s Vineyard U-13 boys bow to Sandwich at lacrosse

The Sandwich under-13 boys' youth lacrosse team earned the honors Sunday, at the Oak Bluffs school, 7-3.

Vineyard Haven SSA terminal earns Energy Star award

The Vineyard Haven Steamship Authority Terminal has won an Energy Star Award, with a rating of 84 out of a possible 100.

Edgartown voters at annual town meeting approve library move

Edgartown voters moved methodically and efficiently through special and annual town-meeting warrants Tuesday evening and approved a $27,528,381 operating budget for fiscal 2012.

Raw food workshop on Martha’s Vineyard

The Community Solar Greenhouse (COMSOG) sponsored their first 2011 workshop late last month, called Living Raw on Martha's Vineyard.