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One last chance to comment on Eversource rates

Folks concerned with a proposal by Eversource to increase electric rates will have one more chance to speak out, but it will mean a...

Food pantry is still serving, but donations need a boost

Summer’s a time of sun-splashed beaches, sailing, and fishing, but the need some families have to keep groceries in the cupboard doesn’t end just...

Drawbridge design wins award

The engineering firm that designed the Lagoon drawbridge has won a 2017 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of...

Next stop for antique fire truck? Home

 Capt. Nicky Fullin and Lt. Darren Welch can’t help but smile when they talk about retrieving a shiny red piece of Tisbury Fire Department...

Full speed ahead on new school in Tisbury

Five town boards met together Monday night to consider whether building a new school on the site of the Tisbury School is the best...

Iyanough heads back to Hyannis for Nantucket service

One month after it slammed into a jetty, injuring passengers and prompting a dramatic Coast Guard rescue, the M/V Iyanough will return to service...

Sen. Warren urges town hall crowd to ‘join the fight’

Updated July 19, 10:15 amHealth care, student loan debt, environmental issues, and civility dominated Saturday’s question and answer session with U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren.With...

Thieving Magpie steals the seconds act

Walking up to Richard Dunbrack’s house and workshop, time smacks you in the face and then comes back for seconds.First you encounter the whimsical...

Airport Mobil is in its final days of operation

It was business as usual at Airport Mobil on Monday. There were people inside buying cold drinks and lottery tickets, people at the pumps...

‘Jaws’-dropping news

A buoy has been deployed this week off South Beach to begin collecting data on great white sharks that may be swimming in waters...

Officials appear to be hedging on Tisbury School project

Updated 3:10 pmThe Tisbury School building project is in the hands of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) with the blessing of town...

Tisbury board plans to take aim at off-Island parking scofflaws

Trucks, vans, and other commercial vehicles parked in the town’s park and ride lot off State Road could soon be paying more to park...

Mikado restaurant approved in Vineyard Haven

 At a meeting that lasted less than five minutes, the Tisbury board of selectmen approved a common victualer’s license for Mikado, a new Asian...

Civil process department is on the move

One of the functions of the Dukes County Sheriff’s Department has moved, according to a press release from Sheriff Robert Ogden.The civil process department,...

Father returns home with Tiger of a tale

Andrew Berry had never seen his son Mason, a helicopter pilot and a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy, fly his helicopter.During a six-day...

MV Museum celebrates $20 million milestone

With its future home as a backdrop and some of its donors filling a tent overlooking Lagoon Pond, representatives of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum...

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...