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West Tisbury selectmen agree to Mill Pond watershed study

West Tisbury selectmen put off any decision to dredge Mill Pond in favor of a comprehensive look at the entire watershed.

Edgartown will receive $5 million state grant for new library

The state grant is a milestone in the town's long and contentious effort to build a new library.

Ruth B. King

Ruth B.

VA describes new hospital contract details to Island veterans

Providence VA Medical Center officials discussed and explained their new healthcare contract with Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

The varied tributaries to a Mill Pond decision

If the Mill Pond was seen and visited by few, eliminating it would be much less of a social and philosophical problem.

David Thrift pleads guilty; gets 10-13 years for rape of a child

The sum of charges against the rapist might have earned Mr. Thrift a lifetime in prison, Judge Cornelius J. Moriarty told him.

Preston Gray Harris

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Court diversion program offers young offenders a second chance

The program provides certain first-time offenders between the ages of 17 and 21 with an opportunity to avoid the court process and a criminal record.

Edgartown School students inspire plays about bullying

Writer/director Donna Swift of IMP for Kids created two plays that feature students' writings on their thoughts and experiences with bullying.

Chilmark selectmen review town’s Community Development Strategy

Selectmen said they would look further into the problem of Menemsha noise to determine whether it was a town-wide problem or an isolated incident.

Menemsha charter captains went above and beyond in search for fish

A group of Menemsha charter captains did their determined best to find fish for some very determined fishermen.

67th annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish derby

67th Derby Results (Through October 2) Grand Leaders All-Tackle Boat bluefish: Adam Cummings, 16.06. Shore bluefish: Ron Domurat, 13.33 Boat bass: Stephen J. Pietruska, 44.40. Shore bass: Tony H....

New Environmental Police officer is no stranger

Mike Camire's return to Martha's Vineyard came with a change of uniform. The former Coastie is the Island's new EPO.

New York woman faces new charges after prostitution arrest

Police discovered that the woman facing prostitution, larceny, and assault charges after an arrest in Edgartown, is not who she said she was.

SCORE advises business owners and answers your questions

Members of SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives), an organization created and supported by the U.

Sports Haven will expand into MV Arena

A local business hopes to heat up sales, by putting business on ice.

Cape Light Compact offers energy efficiency plan information

The Cape Light Compact (CLC) will hold a public information session on a proposed three-year statewide energy efficiency plan from 5 to 6:30 pm on October 11 at the Oak Bluffs Library.

Grand jury indicts New York woman in cocaine trafficking case

Police charge Mitefea Kelly is part of a longstanding drug running operation which originates in New York City.

Tisbury selectmen set scallop season dates

Tisbury selectmen set the opening dates for the recreational and commercial scallop seasons at their Tuesday meeting.