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Compost being collected at W.T. and Chilmark

The West Tisbury and Chilmark local dropoffs (LDO) are now accepting food waste. For $2, residents can dump up to a 5-gallon bucket-size container....

Vineyard Haven gun dealer clears first hurdle

Tisbury Police Chief Daniel Hanavan has approved a permit for Rubin Cronig to open a gun shop on Main Street, which means Mr. Cronig...

Tisbury selectmen dig in on sensitive topic

Talk of dredging the Tashmoo channel dredged up some criticism of the harbormaster’s office and a town committee that’s supposed to keep up with...

Time sensitive: Second thoughts about our clock changes

A commission given the task of studying a possible switch to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) for Massachusetts concluded the change would have “positive benefits,”...

Leftover roof funds to pay for new MVRHS greenhouse

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional School Committee is transferring $110,000 left over from a high school roofing project to help pay for a new greenhouse...

Aquinnah tribe officially opposes Supreme Court review

Updated Nov. 7 at 11:30 amOn Monday, the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) filed its opposition to a petition by the state,...

Jury awards $850,000 for house taken for drawbridge

The state agreed this week to cut a check for $600,220.73 to settle a three-year court battle between the Holloman family and the Massachusetts...

Construction begins on Boch Park

A crew arrived at the site of a future Boch Park Friday, and began removal of what's left of trees and brush on the...

Water damage forces family planning clinic into temporary home

The Martha’s Vineyard Family Planning Clinic has temporarily moved into offices at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital after water damage forced the closing of its Vineyard...

Great experience at MVH

To the Editor:I recently had the experience of delivering a healthy baby boy at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Dr. Pesch and his team provided excellent...

Courage to speak out

To the Editor:I want to commend Leslie Wibel for sharing her story about her daughter Summer's struggle with mental illness with Jonathan Burke and...

Many contributed to successful race

To the Editor:The Gay Head 10K Race Committee thanks the Martha's Vineyard community for making the fifth annual Gay Head 10K road race such...

Survey shows strong interest in parks, recreation

A survey of Tisbury residents about parks and recreation areas found that a majority want better access to the town’s waterfront and beaches. That...

Ferry reservation schedule announced

The Steamship Authority is accepting reservations for next year, according to an alert sent out by the ferry service.From Jan. 4 to Jan. 10,...

Coast Guard steps up for Windemere residents

A visit by the U.S. Coast Guard to Windemere Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center sparked memories for the residents.The annual visit for dinner and...

Democratic gubernatorial candidate makes Vineyard stop

Jay Gonzalez, one of three declared candidates for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, will be the guest of the Democratic Council of Martha’s Vineyard (MV...

Oak Bluffs approves housing production plan

Two days after the board of selectmen approved it, the Oak Bluffs planning board on Thursday unanimously approved the town’s housing production plan (HPP)...

Eversource won’t demand bill payment in 30 minutes

Once again there is a scam going around that seeks payments from people for their Eversource bills, demanding payment within 30 minutes or the...

Martha’s Vineyard prosecutor guilty of misconduct

Update Oct. 30 5 pmLaura Marshard, an assistant district attorney for the Cape and Islands who served in Edgartown District Court, is facing a...

Tisbury town hall invites ghoulish behavior

Town officials want to welcome the public this Halloween.On Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 3 to 7 pm, town hall is "calling all neighborhood monsters,"...