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Steamship diverts trips from Oak Bluffs

Due to weather conditions, the Steamship Authority is diverting trips from Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven.The Woods Hole to Oak Bluffs trip at...

Tisbury building inspector may oversee neighbor’s renovations

Tisbury building inspector Ken Barwick lives in the same neighborhood as the future home of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum.In May, he told the board...

Jose lingered, causing travel issues, but not much more

 There were some trees toppled, like one in Vineyard Haven described by Paul Doherty in a letter to the editor, and a good-size one...

Tisbury looks to join Brewster in Eversource spraying battle

Tisbury selectmen on Tuesday said they want to seek a restraining order against planned spraying of plant growth on Eversource power lines.Buoyed by a...

Dredge is here and project is days away

A massive dredge moved into place in Menemsha Monday, and is ready to finish a long-awaited project to clear the channel.Last month, the Army...

High school football players suspended

Several Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football players have been suspended for two games for unspecified transgressions, principal Sara Dingledy confirmed in an email...

Derby fishermen rescue tangled turtle

Brian Cory and his friends were out in his 23-foot Mako, Almost There, Sunday morning on the hunt for a fish to weigh for...

Stop sign removed near Vineyard Haven library

Tisbury selectmen voted last week to remove one of two stop signs on Main Street near the town’s library at the intersection of Greenwood...

It’s a coverup at Nobska Light

If you’ve looked over at Nobska Light in Woods Hole, you’ve likely seen that it’s not providing any aid to navigation lately.The iconic lighthouse...

Cronig’s withdraws from Our Island Club

Update 9/18As of Dec. 31, the Our Island Club discount card will no longer be accepted at Cronig’s markets or Healthy Additions, but that...

Aquinnah employee escorted out for working OT

Once again Angela Cywinski, the paid assessor in Aquinnah, finds herself in the middle of town hall drama. This time it involves a forensic...

Two Dukes County projects are seeking permits

The Pohogonot Trust of Wayland is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to excavate a channel at...

Moving experience

The house is way too quiet.She’s not there when I get home, telling me about her day. There’s no warm hug to greet me...

Selectman takes aim at Black Dog serving alcohol

After a summer of delays and continuances, the Black Dog Bakery and Cafe withdrew an application to serve hard alcohol at the 509 State...

Bacheller wasn’t eligible for committee

Imagine you want to volunteer for a town committee, the board of selectmen invites you in, they interview you for 10 minutes, and then...

Vineyarder’s second home likely destroyed by Irma

Nancy Polucci is pretty sure the two-bedroom cottage she owns on St. John has been decimated by Hurricane Irma, the monster storm that pummeled...

Wildflower Court closed Saturday

Wildflower Court, a 13-unit rest home within Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, officially closed Saturday, Sept. 9, when its last resident is moved to...

Teacher who painted over murals is serving suspension

A Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School history teacher did not start the school year with his students Tuesday because he is serving a disciplinary...

DACA decision has Island impact

Hope has once again turned to fear for the children of undocumented immigrants on Martha’s Vineyard after the Trump administration on Tuesday officially rescinded...

Vision Council eyes community input for Tisbury

A Tisbury planning group known as the Vision Council is scheduled to begin its fall meetings at 6 pm Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Katharine...