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Oak Bluffs selectmen vote to euthanize two dogs

In an emotional proceeding, Oak Bluffs selectmen voted unanimously, 5-0, to endorse the recommendation of Animal Control Officer Patty Grant to deem two dogs...

Land Bank Commission unanimously backs fence at Trade Wind

The battle over the fence at Trade Wind Fields Preserve is apparently over.After hearing testimony from fence opponents, who spilled into the lobby of...

VTA scores big state grant

The Vineyard Transit Authority has been awarded a $545,000 grant as part of the Baker-Polito Administration’s Energy Storage Initiative, Advancing Commonwealth Energy Storage (ACES)...

Stray bullet shatters truck window in Chilmark

On Tuesday afternoon at around 4:30, a bullet shattered the passenger-side window of a Toyota pickup truck as it traveled on South Road, in...

Edgartown Stop & Shop expansion gets MVC approval

The proposed expansion of the Edgartown Stop & Shop cleared a major hurdle when the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) approved the project as a...

Young huntsman takes two big bucks

Last Friday morning, Macol Oliveira, 17, of West Tisbury took his first archery buck, a nice eight-pointer. Hunting the same stand the next day,...

Possible pivot at Trade Wind Fields Preserve

Updated Thursday, Dec. 7 at 11:15 a.m.The proposed 1.4-mile post and wire fence at Trade Wind Fields Preserve may not be a done deal...

Cutting to the chase

A half-skinned doe carcass hung at a diagonal from a winch attached to a ceiling beam in a converted chicken coop at Runamok Farm,...

Beach Road blaze doused quickly by Tisbury firefighters

Just before 4 pm on Sunday, Tisbury firefighters responded to a 911 call about a blaze behind the structure at 129 Beach Road.The cause...

MVC concludes public hearings on Chappy cell tower

The public hearings that began in early October on the proposed permanent AT&T cell phone tower on Chappaquiddick concluded Thursday night at the Martha’s...

Second right whale washes ashore on Martha’s Vineyard

A whale carcass that washed up on Norton Point on Chappaquiddick on Nov. 7 has been positively identified as a right whale by experts...

Labor relations puts Oak Bluffs on notice

An investigation into unfair labor practices at the Oak Bluffs EMS/Fire Department by the Department of Labor Relations (DLR) has found probable cause for...

Oak Bluffs selectmen make two key appointments

Oak Bluffs selectmen appointed two pinch hitters to elected positions in town government at the board’s meeting Tuesday.The board unanimously endorsed Kathryn Shertzer to...

Martha’s Vineyard herring stocks show alarming decline

https://www.facebook.com/wampnrd/videos/1319594118094023/Herring Creek is a small stream that plays a mighty role in the Martha’s Vineyard ecosystem. It’s the one waterway that connects Menemsha Pond...

‘I wouldn’t be here without you guys’

It was late morning on a picture-perfect July day on Martha’s Vineyard in 2016 when Noelle Lambert’s life changed forever.One minute, the first-time Vineyard...

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...