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Tisbury, chief candidate reach contract terms

Tisbury selectmen have agreed to a contract with police chief candidate Mark Saloio.After a brief executive session Tuesday night, chairman Tristan Israel announced that...

A dog park within a dog park

It may not replace Tradewinds for dog-walking fans, but Tisbury officials have started the process of creating a fenced-in dog park on town-owned property...

Little House is looking for big buyer

Little House Café, the popular eatery on State Road in Vineyard Haven, is for sale for $1.5 million“Well, you know, it took a long...

Woodin case against hospital settled

Updated 4 pmJoe Woodin, who was fired as CEO of Martha’s Vineyard Hospital in June 2017, has reached a settlement with the hospital.Woodin had...

Dredging begins, roadwork is planned

Dredging of the Tashmoo Channel began in earnest Friday.“I just got a call from Donny Benefit,” Tisbury harbormaster John Crocker said. “He told me,...

SSA issues new ferry diversions

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs on Thursday, Sept. 27, have been diverted to Vineyard Haven.MV KATAMA from Woods Hole 11:05...

Rainy Day and Citrine change hands

Two popular shops on Main Street in Vineyard Haven changed ownership on the same day recently.On Friday, Sept. 14, Rainy Day and Citrine were...

Sheriff’s Meadow installs fence to plant grass

A newly installed rope fence across from 756 Main St. in Vineyard Haven is stirring debate and speculation on social media.“I was shocked and...

Something’s rotten at Hillside apartments

Residents of elderly housing apartments on Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road say that a drainage ditch at their complex has become more of a smelly pond...

Vineyard Haven pours it on

The numbers don’t lie. Year to year, Tisbury businesses paid nearly nearly $15,000 more in local meals taxes from the previous year — a 10...

Farm Neck doesn’t have to pay OT

Updated 1:10 pmA federal judge has ruled that Farm Neck Golf Club is under no obligation to pay its employees the overtime rate of...

Saloio picked as new police chief

Updated 9 amThe Tisbury board of selectmen has authorized town administrator Jay Grande to enter contract negotiations with police chief candidate Mark Saloio.In a...

Police called after Land Bank meeting becomes unruly

The issue over dogs and the fence at Trade Wind Fields Preserve, known as Tradewinds, has reached a new low — this time involving police.At...

Sea glass hunt turns into turtle discovery

Heidi McDonough was walking on State Beach in Oak Bluffs hunting for sea glass for her jewelry and ocean-themed art creations when she stumbled...

Sturbridge lieutenant is Tisbury chief finalist

Updated Sept. 6A lieutenant with the Sturbridge Police Department is the lone finalist to become Tisbury’s next police chief.Mark Saloio, who lives in Brimfield,...

Cobbling together a life’s passion

The Cobbler Shop in Oak Bluffs, a business that dates back 113 years, has closed its doors, and some of the shop’s faithful clients...

Tribe announces gambling partner

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) is partnering with another tribe to build a gambling facility on the Island.In a press release issued...

Primary includes some local races

Updated August 23Voters are going to have some work to do the day after Labor Day.On Tuesday, Sept. 4, Massachusetts will hold its primaries...

Bus driver won’t be cited in Edgartown crash

The driver of a Vineyard Transit Authority bus was driving less than 10 mph when he struck two people on Church Street in Edgartown...

Tisbury will pay for officers to attend academy

Two Tisbury special police officers are being sent to the Police Academy in Plymouth next month, but only after a spirited debate among members...