The draft fiscal year 2013 operating budget for the Up-Island Regional School District $8.96 million, an increase of 4.26 percent over last year.
Selectmen granted a conservation restriction but pressed for a trail easement to benefit the public.
The proposal would allow homes on otherwise unbuildable lots of as little as 5,000 square feet.
Towns may be forced to cope with revenue shortages for “the foreseeable future,” according to a report by the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation.
Two Island towns file a lawsuit against the MVC, hoping to stop the construction of a roundabout at a busy Island intersection.
The lawsuit alleges the foundation damaged the public relations firm, infringed on its copyright, and used unfair and deceptive trade practices.
Martha’s Vineyard Commission vice chairman Chris Murphy met with West Tisbury selectmen. The discussion focused on the roundabout and better communication.
A man with a long record of serious drug crimes, who has already served two state prison sentences, is arrested in Oak Bluffs.
Police are investigating Joann Hathaway, 53, for attempting to steal prescription narcotics from homes in Edgartown, West Tisbury, and Tisbury.