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Tisbury selectmen ask for Black Dog compliance check

The Black Dog Bakery Cafe on State Road wants an all-alcohol license, but Tisbury selectmen are questioning whether the restaurant should even be serving...

School officials seek to reassure public after murals painted over

School administrators are vowing to right a wrong after a Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School teacher painted over murals, including two that had a...

You could call this a growing concern for Tisbury

Tisbury building inspector Ken Barwick went to selectmen armed with a Cronig’s Market shopping bag and a 30-inch weed he yanked from the ground...

Neighbors want dirt path near Pennywise Preserve blocked

A dirt path near Pennywise Preserve is unsafe because there are cars and dirt bikes speeding on it, according to residents who live on...

Ferry captain was confused by radar at time of crash

High winds, heavy surf, and poor visibility contributed to the captain of the M/V Iyanough mistaking a metal pole and two sailboats for channel...

Edgartown votes to take Yellow House by eminent domain

The new owners of the Yellow House, the town, are doing a little sprucing up before thousands of people invade its Edgartown neighborhood for...

Hospital board vows to have more community input

Updated June 28, 4:50 pmA community group, upset with the firing of Martha’s Vineyard Hospital CEO Joe Woodin, says it has gotten a commitment...

Ferry captain wasn’t impaired at time of crash

The captain and the pilot of a fast ferry M/V Iyanough that crashed into a breakwater near Hyannis a week were not under the...

VIDEO: Fire damages boat, dock at Lake Tashmoo

A fire aboard a boat on Lake Tashmoo at the end of Northern Pine Road has damaged the boat and damaged a nearby dock....

M/V Iyanough crash remains under investigation

An investigation into what went wrong with the M/V Iyanough, a fast ferry that crashed into a breakwater on its way back to Hyannis...

No Sunday-morning sales for alcohol

You’ll be able to get a Bloody Mary or Mimosa with your breakfast Saturday mornings at the Black Dog Tavern, but not on Sundays,...

Financial resources available for home repairs

The Resource Inc. wants the public to know that money is available for home repairs for individuals and families who may not be able...

Painted-over murals stir controversy at high school

Update:Andrew Vandall, a history teacher at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, is taking responsibility for painting over murals outside history classrooms, including two...

Boat with storied past gets a grand restoration

A restored 52-foot yawl, once featured in National Geographic and designed by Sparkman & Stephens and built by Cheoy Lee Shipyard in Hong Kong,...

Board representation, truck traffic at center of SSA petition

A change.org petition asks Gov. Charlie Baker and other state leaders to intervene on their behalf with regard to the ongoing $63 million construction...

Tisbury board won’t back Black Dog license

The Black Dog Bakery and Cafe isn’t budging on how it operates, and the Tisbury board of selectmen aren’t budging on how they’d like...

Filmmaker wants a shot at visiting Nomans Land

The 628-acre island off the southern coast of Martha’s Vineyard is home to terns, cormorants, butterflies, and bombs — lots and lots of them,...

Patience wearing thin for Meeting House Way residents

A plan to pave Meeting House Way in Edgartown isn’t moving quickly enough for some homeowners. About a dozen people went before the board...

Island Pastafarian allowed to wear colander for license photo

Donald Keller went into the Island’s Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) office ready for a boil, but the “Pastafarian” barely had to strain to...

That’s one lucky duck (decoy)

There’s a new duck decoy record holder from Martha’s Vineyard. A rare redhead drake hunting decoy carved by Henry Keyes Chadwick, an Oak Bluffs...