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Edgartown, West Tisbury make no decision on MVC lawsuit

Two towns' selectmen will meet again with their counsel before setting course on MVC suit. Meanwhile, West Tisbury needs more money for legal fees.

Coast Guard tells unhappy Chilmark boathouse plans are final

Architects said they are doing their best to listen to Chilmark selectmen but must take care of the Coast Guard's needs for the next 50 years.

Noteworthy events

"Re-energizing in the New Year" with Margot Datz, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan.

Reel Picks

A cruise ship, mischief, a shipwreck, the film features the world's most celebrated squeakers, starring David Cross, Jenny Slate, Matthew Gray Gubler, Anna Faris, Christina Applegate.

Environmental group will present Mill Pond study findings

The goal of the committee is to create a long-range management plan for the Mill Pond to address issues such as shoaling and invasive species.

Martha’s Vineyard high school and Charter School not on same team

Despite an appeal to the school committee, Charter School director Bob Moore learns his students won't be playing sports on high school teams.

Plate full for Chartwells in feeding Martha’s Vineyard students

Every day Chartwells food services director Leslie Floyd and her staff face the challenge of preparing and serving an average of 800 meals to hungry students.

Oak Bluffs recommends 1.5 percent budget hike, restores staff

After three years of escalating budget woes, new spending plan draws praise.

Congressman Keating got an earfull on Martha’s Vineyard Monday

Mr. Keating said government was not working for the people but he remained hopeful. "We have the opportunity to do better and we will," he said.

On Their Way – Lacey McIntosh

An Edgartown girl who expected to play major league baseball ends up taking another path, one which might lead her back home one day.

West Tisbury will discuss green building codes on January 18

Green Community designation will hike construction cost but save on energy, estimates suggest.

Shell recycling workshop will highlight importance to marine ecosystem

The Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group, the Island's regional shellfish organization, will host a community workshop January 21 to explore the ideas and challenges of shell recycling on the Vineyard.

Island Dems will host sustainability advocate

The Martha's Vineyard Democrats monthly meeting held from 9 am to 10:30 am, Saturday, January 14, at the Howes House in West Tisbury will feature guest speaker Mary Jane Sorrentino.

Margot Datz mural enlivens Oak Bluffs SSA terminal

As they have done in houses and public spaces Island-wide and elsewhere, this artist's fanciful murals brighten a dull day.

Oak Bluffs firefighters protect lives, take heat

The Oak Bluffs fire department deals with the challenges of a volunteer force, including criticism of the department's effort.

Tisbury selectmen switch off on Comcast negotiations

Tisbury selectmen voted Tuesday to withdraw from negotiations with Comcast, the Island's cable television provider.

Solar array to be built over Cronig’s parking lot

Vineyard Power will lease the Cronig's location. It will be funded by local equity investors and debt financing from Edgartown National Bank.

Community rallies to support victim of New Year’s Day fire

On New Year's Day a fast moving fire completely destroyed the Oak Bluffs home of Paola Ayala Fuller.