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Case closed on Clough Lane pear trees

Spring means flowers and flowering trees, and soon the pear trees on Clough Lane in Vineyard Haven will do their part. Most residents love...

Tisbury residents weigh in on new school

The 19 members of the Tisbury School building committee will decide what to do about a new or reconstructed town school before May 18....

New restaurant coming to Vineyard Haven

Realtor Peter Cronig confirmed Wednesday that a tenant from Connecticut has committed to opening a Chinese restaurant at 76 Main Street in Vineyard Haven, the...

Ernie Boch Jr. will create a park in Vineyard Haven

Tisbury selectmen heard good news and bad news this week. The bad news: Clough Lane will lose two of its beloved pear trees. The...

Tisbury School officials will weigh options for new school

Tisbury School leaders, with the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), are deciding whether to renovate the existing school or build a new one. The...

Tisbury selectmen tackle transportation, approve mooring moratorium

Updated March 23 at 12:30 pmTisbury selectmen covered a lot of ground during their meeting on Tuesday at the Katharine Cornell Theater — discussing...

School choice policy unchanged for Up-Island region

The Up-Island Regional School District (UIRSD) committee, meeting Monday, chose to keep the region’s school choice policy in place. The school choice formula has...

Graduate students study the future of affordable housing on Martha’s Vineyard

A team of 11 students from Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have paired with the Island Housing Trust and Island Food...

Corvette crashes into Edgartown house

On Saturday evening, Paul Metell crashed his Chevy Corvette across the front yard of a house at 113 South Water Street in Edgartown, damaging...

Land Bank buys two Tisbury properties

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission has bought two Vineyard Haven properties — a total of nine acres — each with unique features that...

New program will feed hungry kids in the summer

Updated March 22, 10:50 amThe Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which offers free lunches to children from low-income families when school is out, from...

Vineyard Vines will open in Vineyard Haven

Vineyard Vines, with its preppy, vacation-inspired clothing, has become a household name on Martha’s Vineyard, with stores in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. The company...

The future of farming and land conservation on Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard is known for its open meadows, meandering stone walls, and picturesque farms. Conservation lands and farming are fundamental elements of that beauty,...

In Tisbury, Beach Road redesign nearly done

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) officials will present Tisbury’s Beach Road project plans, 75 percent complete, to the public on March 21, at 5...

Right whales sighted south of the Vineyard; mariners cautioned

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Fisheries has asked mariners to avoid or slow down in an area south of Martha’s Vineyard, where...

Tisbury Vision Council looks to MassDOT for funding

The Tisbury Vision Council wants “complete streets” in Vineyard Haven. A representative of Howard Stein Hudson, a Boston-based traffic engineering firm, hired by Tisbury...

Charter School director announces retirement

Bob Moore, director of the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School (MVPCS), will retire in 2018, after 20 years at the school. MVPCS opened in...

Big jump in Tisbury town budget

The net increase in the fiscal 2018 (FY2018) budget for Tisbury is about 7.6 percent, according to Jon Snyder, Tisbury finance director. Some department...

School leaders respond to bullying charges

Matt D’Andrea, Superintendent of Schools, told the All-Island School Committee (AISC) last week that a task force will be formed to address complaints of...

Independent living unit at Windemere suspends admissions, may close

Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (WNRC) has suspended admissions to its independent living facility as it moves to close the 13-bed unit, where three...