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Tisbury School to stay at its current location

Updated June 13, 10:40 pmThe Tisbury School building committee voted to keep the Tisbury School at its Spring Street site. In a split vote,...

Another two liquor licenses approved in Tisbury

Two additional restaurants were approved to serve liquor in Vineyard Haven. Selectmen approved conversions of beer and wine licenses to all-alcohol licenses for La...

MVRHS teacher retires abruptly, expresses concern over administration

Elaine Weintraub, a highly regarded Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School history teacher of 25 years, announced her retirement last week, effective at the end...

Healthy Incentives Program benefits families and farmers

A new benefit program that helps low-income families eat healthier food while supporting local farmers has launched statewide, and kicks off on the Vineyard...

Vineyard Montessori School adds middle school, plans to expand

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Main Street in Vineyard Haven, the Island’s only private school, Vineyard Montessori School, is expanding its reach....

Investigation found officer lied, failed to follow procedures

Tisbury Police Officer Mark Santon repeatedly lied to an investigator, failed to follow police procedures, and demonstrated incompetence, according to an independent investigative report...

Tisbury Police Department changes policy as Officer Mark Santon returns

Tisbury Officer Mark Santon is back on the job after being out on paid administrative leave, and in the aftermath, the Tisbury board of...

Selectmen approve two liquor licenses in Tisbury

Some restaurant owners in Vineyard Haven anticipate serving alcohol by the middle of June, after selectmen approved conversions of beer and wine licenses to...

Island Food Rescue aims for large-scale composting facility

Forty percent of the food grown in the U.S. is never eaten, and 16 million tons of food are thrown away each year. At...

Cracked telephone pole on School Street in Edgartown

Traffic is being diverted from a small section of School Street in downtown Edgartown Friday afternoon after members of the town’s Highway Department noticed...

‘March to the Sea’ honors soldiers’ sacrifice

There was a little rain, but the "March to the Sea," a Memorial Day tribute where Tisbury School students and staff honor those who...

Officer Mark Santon will stay on the Tisbury Police Department

 Tisbury Officer Mark Santon is back on the job after being out on paid administrative leave, town administrator Jay Grande said.Santon, a 25-year veteran...

West Tisbury School students learn about sustainable seafood

West Tisbury School students enjoyed clam chowder and a lobster boil for lunch on a recent Friday, part of their “local catch of the...

Tisbury selectmen partially approve mooring regs

In attempt to save rapidly depleting eelgrass, Tisbury selectmen approved a portion of new mooring regulations as “interim regulations” until they can address some...

Public hearing for Tisbury liquor regulations set for June 6

Restaurants hoping to begin serving alcohol before the summer crush of visitors descends on the Island will have to wait a while longer.Tisbury selectmen...

Basic rights addressed at second immigration forum

Island communities like Martha’s Vineyard, which rely on international visitors, are losing millions in the current political climate. Under the Trump administration, international tourism...

Tisbury readies itself for liquor

Town leaders are working on regulations and setting up hearings before restuarants can begin serving hard liquor in Tisbury. Just one week after voters...

Natural grass wins turf battle at schools

After a yearlong debate, school leaders are endorsing natural grass instead of synthetic turf for the repair of the deteriorating athletic fields, both at...

Tisbury restaurants drink up victory

Updated Wednesday May 10Voters decided to expand beer and wine licenses to include liquor for restaurants. Melinda Loberg will continue as a selectman, and...

Town clerk is a two-way race in Tisbury

The town clerk fulfills five administrative roles, as the legislative administrator, chief elections officer and clerk officio of the board of registrars, chief public...