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Martha’s Vineyard high school aims for inclusive student community

School administrators updated the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) school committee Monday on efforts to address recent complaints of bullying and discrimination targeting...

Tisbury selectmen vote to update moped bylaw and add safety regulations

The Tisbury selectmen voted to review and update the town's moped rental business following an hourlong public discussion Monday night at the town's Katharine...

Retired naval aviator Richard Wharton appointed to airport commission

Richard Wharton Jr., a retired naval flight officer, starts a three-year term as a newly appointed airport commissioner this week. The Dukes County Commission...

Tisbury Vision Council hosts planning workshops Thursday night

The Tisbury Vision Council will host a public forum tonight to discuss bike access and storm water management, as part of the town's ongoing...

Oak Bluffs barn fire under investigation

Two weeks after a fire destroyed their barn on Elisha Lane in Oak Bluffs, Ralph and Tammy Smith await the results of an investigation...

Island voters go to the polls Tuesday

Martha’s Vineyard voters will join voters across the state Tuesday to help decide a spirited presidential race and answer four ballot questions. Locally, Island...

Vineyard Transit Authority rolls with summer ridership surge

Summertime on Martha's Vineyard, and the living is easy — driving around the Island, sometimes not so much. It can be exasperating for those...

Martha’s Vineyard forum Wednesday will highlight state office hopefuls

Massachusetts voters will head to the polls on Thursday, Sept. 8, in a state primary election that will help set the stage for the...

MVC continues DRI checklist public hearing

The Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) held its first public hearing last Thursday to discuss proposed changes to its development of regional impact (DRI) checklist....

MVC will not review Kuehn's Way affordable housing project

Before a room packed with opponents, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) last Thursday night agreed that the Kuehn’s Way affordable apartment project in Tisbury...

MVC will review proposed DRI checklist revisions

Every two years, the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) reviews and revises the checklist under which local town boards must refer a project to the...

Martha’s Vineyard Marine receives medal for heroism in Afghanistan

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglêsMarine Gunnery Sergeant (GySgt) Geann Pereira will never forget the sounds of a...

IHT presents site and building plans for affordable apartments

The Island Housing Trust (IHT) unveiled site and building plans at a meeting Tuesday night for a proposed 20-apartment affordable housing complex off State...

Rain didn't dampen Martha’s Vineyard’s Memorial Day observance

Intermittent rain and wind on Monday morning forced a change in venue for the annual Martha’s Vineyard Memorial Day parade and ceremony. Rather than...

Martha's Vineyard students win state science fair awards

Three projects by Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) students took prizes at the 67th annual 2016 Massachusetts State Science and Engineering Fair. The...

Martha's Vineyard DAR chapter honors Island Vietnam veterans

At a simple ceremony Monday night by a small memorial set in front of the Dukes County Courthouse, the Martha's Vineyard Seacoast Defence Chapter...

Open Meeting Law training offers guidance to public officials

The purpose of the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law is to balance government transparency with government efficiency. That was the message a legal team from...

Neighbors cite density as top affordable apartment complex concern

Density, water quality, wastewater, landscape preservation, noise, traffic, and light topped the list of concerns neighbors of a proposed 22-unit affordable housing complex off...

Sam Fetters wins Martha's Vineyard Scripps Spelling Bee

With a smile on his face and speaking in a clear, strong voice without hesitation, Samuel (Sam) Fetters, a sixth-grader at West Tisbury School,...

MVYouth awards 2016 expansion grants to three Island nonprofits

Updated 10 am, Friday.Grants awarded by MVYouth totaling $510,986 to three local nonprofits will fund an upgraded youth club facility, completion and expansion of...