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Catch Bass in the Grass

The Edgartown Board of Trade (EBT) is launching its first annual Bass in the Grass fundraiser in honor of the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass...

Lighthouse Road lot deed submitted to Aquinnah

During a board meeting Tuesday, Aquinnah selectmen reviewed specifics regarding a 1.8-acre gift lot on Lighthouse Road, originally presented to the town by Hannah...

Airport manager title changed to airport director

Martha’s Vineyard Airport commissioners decided to change Ann Richart’s title of airport manager to airport director at a meeting Thursday.Along with the title...

Summer is over, but Tivoli Day means more fun

The annual Tivoli Day street fair returns to Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs to keep the party going as we wave goodbye to summer....

Toccopuro is pure heaven

After entering Toccopuro in Oak Bluffs, I was mesmerized by the myriad of drip coffeemakers, cold brew machines, colorful syrup dispensers, and a massive...

Yo, ho, ho, and a bottle of fun

Ever wonder what it’s like to search for a pirate’s lost treasure? Kris Zylich created the Pirate’s Puzzle room when he noticed that summer...

Edgartown planning board gives OK for Chappy tower

The Edgartown planning board voted 4-1 Tuesday night in favor of erecting a permanent 115-foot monopole cell tower proposed by AT&T on Sampson Avenue...

It’s Derby time: Weighed and filleted

Many local fishermen and onlookers gathered around the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby weigh-in station Sunday morning for the annual ringing of...

Tisbury, Edgartown reach dredging agreement

Tisbury selectmen approved a contract Thursday night to work with Edgartown in dredging the badly shoaled Tashmoo channel.The contract contains plans to use...

Selectmen want to reach out to tribe regarding casino

Aquinnah selectmen unanimously agreed to send a letter to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) regarding the construction and operation of a new...

Hugs and high-fives as the school year arrives

As the yellow school buses pulled into the West Tisbury School lot on the first day of school, and eager parents greeted each other...

SSA employee allegedly tossed traffic cone at gull

An incident Monday morning involving a Steamship Authority (SSA) employee allegedly throwing a traffic cone at a seagull at the Vineyard Haven terminal is...

Vigil held to shine light on addiction

On a cool and breezy Friday evening, members of the community held flickering candles in their cupped palms to honor the many lives lost...

Don’t bug out over West Nile virus

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced today that West Nile virus(WNV) has been detected in a mosquito collected in Tisbury on August...

Save the date, pick your plate

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) is serving up its second round of MV license plates.All remaining plates that were not sold or auctioned in...

Steedman: ‘Buildings don’t make schools, people do’

For Peter Steedman, his job as Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School’s new director is more than just a simple occupation — it’s a calling....

Raising awareness, remembering loved ones

On Friday from 6 to 8:30 pm, members of the community who have been afflicted with drug addiction, whether directly or indirectly, will gather...

Irked Islanders express concern over private power lines

A crowd of over 40 irritated Islanders met with Eversource representatives at the Edgartown library Friday to express their concerns regarding private power lines....

Grasshopper sparrows return to Katama plains

Grasshopper sparrows have returned to the Katama grasslands and pastures surrounding the FARM Institute, according to a press release from The Trustees of Reservations....

Vineyard towns receive recycling grants

On August 20, the Baker-Polito administration awarded more than $2.6 million in recycling grants to 247 Massachusetts cities, towns, and solid-waste districts, according to...