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Adam Wilson leaving one Aquinnah job, running for office

Adam Wilson is leaving his job as the appointed Aquinnah town administrator, but he’s hoping to remain connected to the town as an elected...

Test program to trim nitrogen in Tisbury watersheds

As many as 10 property owners in Tisbury will be able to test a new septic system component in an effort to reduce the...

Nip it in the bud

It’s become the buzz of the Island, or at least the Islanders Talk Facebook page.Nips. Empty tiny booze bottles, that is, tossed on the...

Non-binding moped ban wins strong support in Chilmark

There were no contested races in the Chilmark town election Wednesday, so all eyes were on the outcome of two nonbinding ballot questions. By...

A satisfied customer

The Island Home carved its way through a small chop on its way from Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven. It was Monday morning, and...

With injunction ruling in, airport commission looks to move on

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission expects to negotiate a lease with Louis Paciello, owner of Edgartown’s Depot Corner gas stations, after a Dukes County...

Yellow House taking moves slowly

Edgartown selectmen will have to wait a little longer to begin the process of taking the Yellow House property by eminent domain.The back-and-forth between...

Chilmark chooses character over restaurant beer and wine

Chilmark will remain a bring-your-own-bottle town, as voters overwhelmingly rejected a petitioned article that would have allowed town leaders to issue up to five...

Clinging to a jellyfish link

What does Vladivostok, Russia, have in common with Sengekontacket Pond?Besides having complicated names to spell, they’re home to clinging jellyfish, known by their scientific...

Update: State AG asks First Circuit to reconsider Aquinnah case

updated April 26, 12:35 pmSaying the decision ignored Supreme Court precedent and contradicts another appeals court ruling, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy has asked...

Judge rules in favor of Depot Corner in gas station dispute

A Dukes County Superior Court judge has denied a request for an injunction that would have blocked the transfer of an airport business park...

Navigating Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank into the future

James Anthony was at the Edgartown headquarters of the Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank Friday to meet some of his new co-workers and get a...

DPU to hold a hearing on Eversource rate hikes

Martha’s Vineyard residents can weigh in on electric rate hikes proposed by Eversource, at a public hearing convened by the state Department of Public...

Aquinnah selectmen seek possible appeal of tribe ruling

Aquinnah selectmen voted Thursday to pursue possible appeals of a federal court ruling that paves the way for a gambling facility operated by the...

Tribe, town react to casino court ruling

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), paving the way for the tribe to open...

Yellow House purchase approved by voters

Updated Wednesday, April 12Edgartown voters enthusiastically agreed to acquire the Yellow House, for a total of $3 million in purchase price and property upgrades.The...

Gas station dispute is in judge’s hands

A Dukes County Superior Court judge will decide within the next two weeks whether to block a contract awarded by the Martha’s Vineyard Airport...

Martha's Vineyard tribe wins court appeal

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), paving the way for the tribe to open...

Offshore Ale is on the market

With their fourth child beginning the search for an off-Island college, Phil and Colleen McAndrews are beginning a search of their own for a...

Taking housing to the bank

Mopeds are getting the buzz, immigration policy is generating emotion, but there’s another Island-wide initiative on town meeting agendas that’s an age-old problem in...