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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...

Island chiefs support immigration warrant article

Like a sun-splashed spring day, the air is a lot clearer between police and a group proposing an Island-wide ballot question on how local...

Could Oak Bluffs be last stop for First Stop?

With an ever-aging population and a strong year under its belt, Martha’s Vineyard Community Services is going back to voters across the Island to...

Island, Falmouth lose power briefly

An estimated 5,000 electric customers in Falmouth and all of Martha’s Vineyard lost power briefly just before 8 pm Tuesday, and it had little...

State ferry decision overrules objections of residents

Falmouth residents failed to prove that a new Steamship Authority ferry terminal, already under construction in Woods Hole, would adversely affect navigation, according to...