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O.B. shocker: Town hall bid is 22 percent over budget

The bids for the Oak Bluffs Town Hall have come in $1.7 million and $2 million over budget and will likely have to be...

Prosecutor ‘abused her power’

Updated May 21 @ 4 pmOne week after the state board that oversees the conduct of attorneys issued a blistering commentary on one of...

Quick action by SSA on one issue

When Binnie Ravitch spoke out at Tuesday’s sometimes contentious meeting with the Steamship Authority, her comments about the ferry service’s reservation system were met...

Ferry delayed after truck gets stuck

Updated May 17 @6:30 amThe MV Martha’s Vineyard, a ferry that’s faced a string of mechanical issues, had another problem Wednesday night, but this...

SSA board calls for complete management review

 Updated 7:30 pmThe voices were loud, they were forceful, and they were nearly unanimous that the Steamship Authority is broken and needs an outside...

Chappaquiddick movie draws a crowd

Peter Wells, owner of the Chappy Ferry, says the movie “Chappaquiddick” is already drawing tourists to the Edgartown island, and Google Maps has them...

Take a (guided) walk on the wild side

A free app for smartphones has been developed that will help hikers navigate the more than 200 miles of trails on Martha’s Vineyard.The TrailsMV...

Hanover House could soon be hospital house

Updated @ 1:30 pmThe Tisbury zoning board of appeals has given the green light to a proposal that may ultimately provide workforce housing for...

Dentist shouts about rooftop

An infuriated local dentist chastised the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission because a roofing project for her office building has been delayed for months waiting...

Abysmal record

The great National Football League Coach Bill Parcells, who won two Super Bowls with the New York Giants and added instant credibility to the...

Tisbury may be on hook for two chiefs

If Tisbury hires a new police chief before June 30, 2019, it will have to buy Chief Daniel Hanavan out of the remainder of...

Tisbury puts brakes on taxi regs

Tristan Israel is the new chairman of the Tisbury board of selectmen, and Tuesday night’s meeting fit the selectman’s off-the-cuff, scattered style.There were long...

Hy-Line ferry to Martha’s Vineyard breaks down

Updated @ 5:40 pmTuesday afternoon, the Hy-Line has tweeted out that two ferry trips between Martha's Vineyard and Hyannis have been canceled due to...

Taxi meters are still a work in progress

Adam Darack, Edgartown’s IT director, has been asked to work out a resolution between the town’s three licensed taxi companies.At a meeting Monday afternoon,...

Records show extensions often granted by MSBA

The town of Hopkinton was given a one-year extension by the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) after failed school votes at town meeting and...

New: Tisbury selectmen send two letters to MSBA

The Tisbury board of selectmen pulled the plug on the $46.6 million Tisbury School project.The town sent two letters to the Massachusetts School...

Bottled-up frustration could be nipped soon

The scourge of tiny discarded nip bottles on the sides of Martha’s Vineyard streets continues to be a huge problem, yet more than year...

Tisbury School building committee to seek more time

 The Tisbury School Building Committee voted Monday to ask the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) for a two- to three-month extension, after a failed...

Katama Airfield hangar recount ends in tie

A recount for the Katama Airfield hangar showed voters were evenly divided on the $1.2 million Proposition 2½ debt exclusion.The original votes showed the...

Dr. Yukevich is retiring in September

Dr. Gerald Yukevich is telling his patients that he’s hanging up his stethoscope.In a letter to patients dated April 25, Yukevich, 72, wrote that...