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Concern but no consensus on All-Island Planning Board

The All-Island Planning Board (AIPB) met last week in Tisbury to discuss the draft housing production plans (HPP) recently delivered to the board of...

Rep. Bill Keating confabs with Martha’s Vineyard constituents

When he visited the Vineyard on Monday, 9th District Rep. William Keating’s itinerary included a community forum at the Hebrew Center in Tisbury, a...

February blizzard exposed disarray in Island emergency management

A fierce winter storm, dubbed "Niko" by The Weather Channel,  lashed Martha’s Vineyard with heavy snow and high winds as darkness fell on Thursday,...

Edgartown woman survives rollover crash and brutally cold night

Brittany Bunnell, 28, of Edgartown, crashed her 2016 Subaru Forester on Herring Creek Road, sometime around 2 am Sunday morning, rolling the car on...

Oak Bluffs voters will consider mopeds, housing, and a new town hall

Last week’s annual re-emergence of the pinkletinks means that town meeting and election season are right around the corner. And acting on Tuesday, Oak...

Forecast for summer labor force clouded with uncertainty

Business owners on Martha’s Vineyard, already faced with a gauntlet of obstacles when it comes to to turning a profit, may find themselves even...

Oak Bluffs town hall building committee to host open house

Members of the Oak Bluffs town hall building committee will host an open house this Wednesday, March 1, at the Oak Bluffs fire station from noon to...

Dog owners put on notice at Trade Wind Fields Preserve

Over the past 20 years, finding a balance between conservation and recreation at Trade Wind Fields Preserve has been a fraught, and at times...

Vineyard realtor makes a call to alms

For the past five years, Feiner Real Estate, owned by Jim Feiner, a firm that specializes primarily in up-Island sales and rentals, has donated...

Oak Bluffs selectmen weigh big-ticket infrastructure expenditures

Costly fixes to bulging bluffs, eroding beaches, and waning wastewater capacity were presented to Oak Bluffs selectmen at their regular meeting on Tuesday night.Selectmen...

National debate over Suboxone use is also a Vineyard debate

Buprenorphine, commonly known as Suboxone, is a drug that stops opioid cravings in people with substance use disorder (SUD) by blocking the opioid receptors...

Oak Bluffs Health inspector resigns

Oak Bluffs Health Inspector Ade Solarin has informed the board of health and town administrator Robert Whritenour that he is resigning his post to...

DPH cites Dukes County House of Correction building, safety violations

From the outside, the Dukes County House of Correction (DCHOC), the stately 19th-century white clapboard building at 149 Main Street in Edgartown, looks like...

Emergency shelter available at Federated Church in Edgartown

The Federated Church, 45 South Summer Street in Edgartown, is available for emergency shelter, according to the Dukes County Communications Center.

Aquinnah town hall open for shelter

Aquinnah Emergency Management Director Gary Robinson said the Aquinnah town hall at 953 State Road is open for those who have lost power in...

Division of Marine Fisheries gets an earful from conch fishermen

Officials from the Division of Marine Fisheries on their annual rounds to inform fishermen of proposed regulations for 2017 held a public hearing at...

DPH head urges Islanders to rethink addiction assumptions

“If you remember anything from tonight, I hope it is that you see substance abuse disorder as a medical disease that deserves prevention, intervention,...

Chappy ferry passengers pluck woman from frigid waters

The captain and two passengers aboard the On Time ferry helped pull a woman from the frigid waters of Edgartown Harbor to safety early...

Senator Cyr charts a course for the Cape and Islands

Barely a week had gone by when newly elected state Senator Julian Cyr got on the ferry in Woods Hole to visit his Island...

Deer and mopeds dominate Oak Bluffs selectmen’s meeting

Opponents of the proposed supplemental two-week deer-hunting season, and opponents of moped rentals, were out in force at Tuesday night’s marathon selectmen’s meeting in...