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Final Ocean Act plan set

Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Ian Bowles released the final version of the ocean management plan Monday. He and other state officials described...

Hospital dollars to fund $1.1 M in health projects

The Martha's Vineyard Hospital must provide $1,140,000 for community health projects in order to comply with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) process...

Shot in throat, Cape man recovers

Dr. Joseph Asiaf, a 73-year-old pediatrician from Centerville who was struck in the neck by one buckshot pellet fired by an unidentified deer hunter...

A scrapbook’s tale – a brother, an Islander, and death far from home

On the cover of a large blue scrapbook, there is a piece of tape, on which Yvonne (Berube) Sylvia wrote: "Brother Edmund J. Berube....

College award honors WW II sacrifice

Mrs. Yvonne Sylvia of Edgartown traveled with members of her family to John Hancock Hall in Boston on May 14. She was there at...

Windemere ends year in the black

The Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center ended 2008 with a profit. The good news is tempered by uncertainty over the extent to which expected...

Passenger traffic slumping, Hy-Line gets financial relief from SSA

In its first meeting of the New Year, held in Woods Hole on January 14, the Steamship Authority (SSA) provided financial relief for the...

Cape Wind supporters claim victory

The developers and supporters of a proposed wind farm in Nantucket Sound claimed victory Friday, following the release of a final environmental impact statement...

Oak Bluffs faces revenue shortfall

Oak Bluffs selectmen learned Tuesday that their town now expects to fall $336,607 short of its revenue projections at the end of the current...

Deer carcasses dumped in Edgartown

The deer hunting season ended on the last day of December, but the remnants of butchered deer now pose a dilemma for Edgartown officials.Off...

DMF proposes new regulations for netters, in inshore waters, even ponds

The state Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) has proposed new regulations that would affect the use of purse seines, surface gillnets, and cast nets...

Sheriff’s Meadow resolves habitat issues with state

The Sheriff's Meadow Foundation (SMF) yesterday announced that the Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program has approved a plan to mitigate the effects...

DCR to clear 110 acres of pines in State Forest

The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) announced that work would begin next week to remove dead and dying red pines from about...

Hospital acts quickly to stop “stomach flu” spread

A highly infectious and very unpleasant intestinal viral infection struck Martha's Vineyard like a winter blizzard over Christmas. The prevalence of the infection was...

Albert P. Angelone, presidential protector

Albert Peter Angelone of West Tisbury, a retired Secret Service agent who helped to protect two presidents and stood tall in the face of...