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Tisbury looks to preserve, enhance eelgrass in town waterways

Eelgrass provides important habitat for juvenile scallops, fish, and all manner of sea life, and is an indicator of water quality. It is also...

Tisbury annual goes to a second night

Updated 4:17 PM, WednesdayTisbury voters gathered Tuesday night to take action on a total of 65 warrant articles and a proposed $25,475,439 fiscal year 2017...

Tisbury selectmen approve police amended union contract

After about a year of negotiations, Tisbury selectmen Tuesday night signed off on a memorandum of agreement with the Tisbury Police union that updates...

Tisbury takes up $25.5 million budget and 65 warrant articles

Tisbury voters will be asked to take action on a total of 65 warrant articles and a proposed $25,475,439 million fiscal year 2017 (FY17)...

Ann Crook is the new manager of Martha’s Vineyard Airport

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission Monday selected Ann Crook, currently director of aviation at the Elmira Corning Regional Airport in New York, to be...

Tisbury harbormaster Jay Wilbur announces retirement

Updated 11 am, TuesdayAfter 24 years overseeing Tisbury waters, Harbormaster John “Jay” Wilbur, 64, will retire prior to the start of the busy summer...

Island Grown Schools initiates composting program at high school

Starting in mid-April, trash at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) will serve a new purpose. Through a new composting initiative kick-started by...

School officials seek local support for Tisbury School project

The Tisbury School building committee held its first meeting Tuesday night, and the main focus of the 19-member group was an article on the...

Progress continues on Lagoon Pond drawbridge project

More than 10 years after work on the project began, the new Lagoon Pond drawbridge that spans the channel between Vineyard Haven and Oak...

New playground in the works for West Tisbury students

By the end of the summer, new playground equipment is expected to be in place at the West Tisbury School as part of a...

Tisbury names Ray Tattersall Department of Public Works director

Following a yearlong reorganization, last Thursday Tisbury selectmen appointed Ray Tattersall to be the new, full-time director of the Tisbury Department of Public Works...

Tisbury petition calls for expanded alcohol license

At selectmen’s meetings on Thursday and Tuesday, Tisbury selectmen discussed a petition with 22 signatures intended to place an article on the town meeting...

Martha’s Vineyard students put linguini to the ultimate al dente test

Students Victoria Scott and Lizzie Williamson claimed victory in the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School 19th annual Linguini Bridge Contest Monday morning. The pair...

New Edgartown Library set to open its doors to patrons Monday

Following the move of about 40,000 items and two years of construction, the Edgartown Free Public Library is set to open its doors to...

MVRHS students hit the airwaves on 105.5 FM

WYOB 105.5, the Island’s newest radio station, serves up a mix of reggae, classic soul, and rock, and is run entirely by Martha’s Vineyard...

Airport Commission welcomes interim manager, discusses ARFF costs

There were several new faces at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission meeting on Thursday afternoon, March 10. The commission welcomed two newly appointed members,...

Tom Hallahan named next director of Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard

In November, Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard announced that executive director Terre Young would step down in August, after 10 years at the helm of...

Employee sick leave, maintenance costs cause high school budget freeze

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School interim Principal Peg Regan announced at a school committee meeting Monday night that she and other school leaders had...

High school facilities tour highlights career-training roadblocks

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) is one of the few schools in the state that offer a robust and diverse career-training program for...

Pick up after your dog, Tisbury selectmen stress

Tisbury selectman Tristan Israel walks his dog in the John G. Rogers Memorial Dog Park, and he’s not pleased with what he’s been finding....