Edgartown’s water will clear soon, official says

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 […]

At Large: Bowling alley is not MVC business

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 […]

Vineyard boys lose an OT heartbreaker to end season

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 […]