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Fate and the ‘fishing disease’ averted Derby tragedy

This Thanksgiving, Peter Jackson of Edgartown will most certainly be giving thanks that West Tisbury resident David Sprague has what he calls “the fishing...

Peak time for car/deer collisions

Deer are now in the mating season, also known as the rut, when the call of the wild induces hormone-crazed bucks to chase does...

Gatchell Christmas display to light up on Thanksgiving night

It wouldn’t feel like the holidays on Martha’s Vineyard without the Christmas light extravaganza at the Gatchell residence lighting up County Road in Oak...

Two-week shotgun season for deer begins Monday, Nov. 27

The Massachusetts two-week shotgun season for deer begins one-half hour before sunrise Monday, Nov. 27, and ends one-half hour after sunset on Saturday, Dec....

Dunkls to be recognized at reception

The Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard is honoring Heidi, Peter, and Frank Dunkl with its Ruth J. Bogan – Ruth Redding Memorial Fund 2017...

Oak Bluffs downtown fire quickly doused

Updated Nov. 17The Madison Inn on Kennebec Avenue is still standing today, thanks to a stroke of good luck and a rapid response from...

Trulayna Rose appointed Oak Bluffs fire/EMS interim lieutenant

Due to the extended medical leave of Oak Bluffs fire EMS lieutenants Matt Bradley and Mike Desrosiers, paramedic Trulayna Rose has been promoted to...

Top-of-the-shop housing approved by Oak Bluffs voters

If you were 15 minutes late to the Oak Bluffs special town meeting, you missed it.The 149 voters at the meeting (of 3,857 registered)...

Truck crashes, snaps pole

Updated 11/15A 2006 Chevy Silverado dump truck driven by Richard J. Morris, 62, of Oak Bluffs, crashed into a utility pole on County Road...

Fence will stand at Trade Wind Fields Preserve

Tuesday’s public meeting of the Oak Bluffs Land Bank Advisory Board to discuss the controversial post-and-wire fence proposed for Trade Wind Fields Preserve was...

Tisbury talks houseboats

The Tisbury Waterways and Harbor Planning Committee will hold a public meeting and discussion on Monday at 7 pm at the Tisbury Town Hall,...

Tribal leaders summit draws big numbers

The EPA New England Tribal Leaders Summit & Environmental Conference, hosted by the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) at the Tribal Community Center,...

Change of venue for Veterans Day parade

Due to the anticipated cold weather, in lieu of the annual Veterans Day parade, an indoor ceremony will be held this Saturday, Nov. 11,...

Zoning bylaws dominate Oak Bluffs special town meeting

Voters will have the opportunity to break the logjam that has stifled the creation of workforce and rental housing in Oak Bluffs at a...

Shedding new light on clinger jellyfish

In 2016, Oak Bluffs Shellfish Constable Dave Grunden and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) biologists Mary Carman and Annette Govindarajan set out to study...

Bruno’s closes scales at Oak Bluffs transfer station

Effective immediately, the scales at the Oak Bluffs transfer station, operated by Bruno's Roll-Off, will be closed for repairs.  A Bruno's employee told The...

Vineyarders football season canceled

Updated 5 pmThe MVRHS football team made the best of a bad situation when it beat Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical High School 14-0...

Head-on collision leaves one person injured

Update Nov. 2 Two cars were involved in a head-on collision on Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, near Dodger’s Hole, at approximately 6 pm on Wednesday.Oak...

Menemsha dredge project complete

The Menemsha Channel dredge project, one of the largest Martha’s Vineyard navigational projects in recent years, has been completed, with more than 42,000 cubic...

Oak Bluffs selectmen vote to restructure EMS/fire department

Following the lead of the Oak Bluffs personnel board, Oak Bluffs selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday to split up the fire and EMS departments.The hourlong...