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The head of the Cape Cod Commission told an overflow Island crowd that nitrogen is poisoning our groundwater and the solutions will not be inexpensive.
The crunch of ceremonial shovels ushered in a new era for emergency responders and for public safety in the Island’s most populated town.
Citing issues that surfaced at Island-wide meeting with state officials, the board amends official comment on 2014 ocean plan.
Last-minute discovery of non-compliance with town zoning by-laws required quick action by town officials.
Non-dispersing materials used in personal hygiene products are damaging septic and sewer systems with increasing regularity.
The survey can be an insurance policy against surging insurance premiums and costly miscalculations.
The Land Bank has encountered dogged resistance in its attempt to restrict pet owners to the original trail system.
Discontent over high rates and unapproved appropriations have bubbled to the surface.
Vineyard Health Care Access urges Islanders to sign up now for a free health insurance consultation.
Offshore sand mining for beach nourishment has strong Island support and strong opposition.
State officials will discuss a pilot project to mine beach nourishment off Vineyard shores at the October 22 hearing.
Boat and shore bluefish winners collected the grand prizes at the 69th Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.
Selectmen endorsed the selection of J.K. Scanlan of East Falmouth.
The Tower Foundation will award up to $300,000 to bolster care for Vineyard adolescents and young adults.
Leaders in the Vineyard recovery community will join “The Hungry Heart” director for a question and answer session Friday.
None of the six Island towns participate in the FEMA-sponsored program that can reduce flood insurance premiums.
One veteran Island dentist said a vote to remove fluoride from the town water supply would be a huge mistake.
A recent Standard and Poor’s review gives town finances a grade of AA+.
Martha’s Vineyard Hospital donated a house that will be used to fill a critical gap in addiction and mental health treatment on the Island.
Brothers Dan and Greg Martino plan to farm oysters off Eastville Beach despite strong abutter opposition.