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West Tisbury selectmen agree to a line item transfer to cover ACO training

Selectmen have agreed to move a little more than $5,000 from one line item to another to cover the cost of training for the...

Chilmark adds new female officer to police roster

Chilmark selectmen have now completed restaffing the town police force with Tuesday night’s appointment of Elizabeth Rogers to the department.Ms. Rogers is a 2011...

Chilmark to ask voters to approve 5.67 percent budget increase

Chilmark voters will head to the Chilmark Community Center at 7 pm on Monday, April 24, to consider 34 warrant articles, including a $9.57...

MVC addresses Menemsha’s summer traffic troubles

Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) director Adam Turner told the Chilmark town planning board that he will hire William Brewster of Brewster Architects of Lebanon,...

Vineyard girls tennis rolls over Sandwich

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls tennis team stayed unbeaten at 3-0, with a decisive 5-0 win over the Sandwich Blue Knights...

Boys tennis aces Blue Knights

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys tennis team raised its record to 2-1 with a 5-0 shutout victory over the host Sandwich...

Army Corps to search for munitions at Tisbury Great Pond

Selectmen gave the Army Corps of Engineers the right to enter two parcels that it owns near Tisbury Great Pond for a five-year period...

Girls varsity tennis topples Coyle and Cassidy 5-0

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls varsity tennis team started off the new season by blanking Eastern Athletic Conference (EAC) rival Coyle and...

West Tisbury budget up 4 percent for 2018

The net increase in the fiscal 2018 (FY2018) budget for West Tisbury is 4 percent, according to Bruce Stone, West Tisbury town accountant. The...

Trying to master Menemsha traffic

Traffic, pedestrian safety, and parking problems are among the things being tackled in a master plan for Menemsha.On Tuesday, Chilmark selectmen received an update...

Chilmark budget up 5.6 percent for FY 2018

Chilmark voters will be asked to spend 5.6 percent more for the town’s fiscal year 2018 budget, according to numbers provided by Ellen Biskis,...

Chilmark officer promoted to sergeant

 In an absolute flurry of police staffing activity in recent months, Chilmark has again supported one of its own and promoted longtime Police Officer...

MassDot explores handing maintenance of state roads to Island towns

Updated, Thursday, April 6*West Tisbury selectmen heard a “somewhat unexpected proposal” on March 22, for the town to take over the “routine maintenance”...

Chilmark selectmen hear VTA’s $18.4M plans for electric bus fleet

Chilmark selectmen were surprised and admiring Tuesday of plans outlined by Angela Grant, the Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) administrator, to replace the transportation fleet...

Chilmark’s new police chief, Jonathan Klaren, is sworn in

Jonathan Klaren was sworn in as Chilmark’s new chief of police Tuesday in a happy, family-fun atmosphere complete with a scarecrow joke, hysterical laughter...

West Tisbury Policeman Garrison Vieira promoted to sergeant

Town police officers attended in force on March 15 to support Police Chief Dan Rossi’s recommendation to the West Tisbury selectmen to promote Garrison...

Chilmark’s Sgt. Jonathan Klaren is the town’s new police chief

Updated March 15 at 5:50 pmAfter a long process, selectmen chose one of their own, and promoted Chilmark Sgt. Jonathan Klaren to the chief of...

Chilmark selectmen set the warrant for spring annual

Chilmark selectmen played serious catchup this week, because consideration of several town meeting agenda items had been postponed due to travel and illness of...

Chilmark interviews three finalists for police chief

After extensive background checks, personality profiles, an employment verification process, and personal interviews, the Chilmark police chief selection committee has narrowed the final pool...

Chilmark narrows finalists to three for new police chief

After extensive background checks, personality profiles, an employment verification process, and personal interviews, the Chilmark police selection committee has narrowed the final pool of...