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Puzzling questions in a (now) happy place

It's not the same old RMV.

Dukes County proves once again that it must be extinguished

The Dukes County Charter Study Commission failed voters during its 18-month review of county government, between 2006 and 2008.

Unpermitted side deal muddies waters for Edgartown dredge

The dredge advisory committee chairman's resignation followed a confrontational meeting with the other members.

Martha’s Vineyard community airs offshore wind farm concerns

Visual impact and effects on marine life from a proposed offshore wind farm topped Islanders' concerns in a meeting with energy officials.

Bidder on Dukes County courthouse work contradicts manager

David Campbell, the only bidder, said he was unaware that the county had signed a contract to repair the courthouse windows.

History of Dukes County management is an uneven affair

The Dukes County commissioners have opened the door to making the job of county manager parttime.

Health plan shifts costs to Martha’s Vineyard public employees

A new health insurance plan for many Island town and school employees is expected to reduce overall premiums but requires higher deductibles and co-pays.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School enrollment to rise

Martha's Vineyard schools may see enrollment grow slightly at the high school and level out in the elementary schools in the next five years.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

Samuel Mercier, Oak Bluffs; DOB 7/17/87, OUI-liquor or .

New West Tisbury Police station plans well received

New police station is the subject of West Tisbury public forum.

Vineyard Electronics plans to move, not close

A "For Rent" sign in the window of Vineyard Electronics at 395 State Road in Tisbury should not be interpreted as a going out of business sign, owner Linda Sibley said yesterday.

Patrick Administration deal with NStar will boost Cape Wind

The Patrick administration has reached a deal with NStar for the purchase of more than a quarter of the power expected to be generated by Cape Wind as part of an agreement to facilitate the merger between the company and Northeast Utilities.

Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club Road Race is Saturday

Islanders can expect a few traffic delays on Saturday as more than 400 runners take part in the Martha's Vineyard 20 Miler.

Edgartown selectmen authorize Chappaquiddick paving project

Edgartown selectmen approved a plan to pave a small turnaround area at the Chappaquiddick Beach Club at their Monday meeting.

AG warns job seekers to beware of scams

State and federal authorities continue to issue warnings about online con artists, particularly those who target people seeking jobs in a tough workplace who may be susceptible to an offer too good to be true.


A story published February 9,

Vineyard Nutrition has new owners

Registered dieticians Josh and Prudence (Athearn) Levy of Edgartown are the new owners of Vineyard Nutrition, a nutrition and weight loss counseling practice owned for 24 years by Denise Guest.

Vineyard Golf Club will use man-made frost to control weeds

The Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown plans to test man-made frost to eliminate weeds naturally without the use of chemicals or herbicides.

Curves will host Zumbathon to benefit Heart Association

Curves will host its 2nd annual ZUMBATHON® Charity Event for the American Heart Association, "Don't Miss A Beat at Curves!" on from 11 am to 12:30 pm on Monday, February 20.