Committee concluded state’s gun laws are already among the toughest in the nation.
The $43.7 million permanent bridge will open in July of 2016.
Photos and video by Robert Gatchell Oak Bluffs and West Tisbury firefighters responded to a house fire on Old Barnes Road Wednesday evening, and found the front of the two-story structure fully engulfed in flames. Firefighters were able to douse the flames in time to save much of the home from further damage. The building […]
Some Edgartown residents will have awakened to discolored water this morning. Shane Ben David, chief operator for the town water department, explains that the town is working to supply water pressure to the town of Oak Bluffs, because its water department is doing work on a town standpipe. “The gate to the Oak Bluffs system […]
If you judge that the pace of Island economic life has seemed plodding during the first two months of the year, you are correct. If you wonder if the cold and snow, not only here, but across New England, has played a part in the dirge-like business music, you are right again. Of course, anecdotally, […]
Elsewhere on these Editorial and OpEd Pages this morning, the chairman of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC), under the pretext of defending his beleaguered regulatory and planning overlord agency, takes his constituents — that is, us — to task. He accuses us of “bashing” the MVC, harsh and undeserved behavior by his lights. And he […]
The Art of Sara’s Atoms
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys varsity basketball team lost a hard-played overtime thriller against Cardinal Spellman High School of Brockton Wednesday night. The 64-63 final ended the Vineyarders hopes of defending last year’s Division 3 South championship. The Vineyarders held a 10 point lead midway through the final quarter, but their shooting touch […]
Martha’s Vineyard Beach Access Coalition joins burgeoning movement that seeks more balanced approach to plover protection.
Police department updates its fleet with three cutting-edge cruisers.