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45-year-old Pilgrim Station slated to shutter

The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth is currently slated shut down in 2019 in accordance with the wishes of its owner, Louisiana-based Entergy...

Health agents sit on hoards of potassium iodide

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is slated to shut down in 2019. Yet its potential for a radiological accident will endure beyond its decommissioning, because...

Featherstone lands coveted grant

Featherstone Center for the Arts was awarded a $125,000 grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund recently. The only other on-Island recipient of such...

Island ready to March for Heroes

On Saturday, veterans, active military and law enforcement personnel, young Naval Sea Cadet Corps members, and everyday folks will stride through Oak Bluffs and...

Anxiety grips county’s federal health care enrollees

Consternation over the recent U.S. House of Representatives Affordable Care Act revamp, the American Healthcare Act, has resulted in a tide of nervous inquiries...

Reusable cotton bag project sweeps Oak Bluffs School

The fruits of an Oak Bluffs School project to decorate reusable cotton bags will be on display at the Oak Bluffs library on Saturday,...

Prime Marina Group sails toward first complete season

Prime Marina Group, a Miami company that purchased two Island marinas from George and Sheryl Rogers last year, renamed both those marinas for the...

VNA building renovation inches along

The Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living (MVCL) has asked for bids from three contractors to renovate the former Vineyard Nursing Association (VNA) building on...

Photos: Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod

With the new year comes the start of the second century that U.S Coast Guard aviators have guarded American shores. Along with stations across...

Featherstone’s new modular building rolls through Vineyard Haven

Featherstone Center for the Arts’ new pottery studio arrived on-Island Thursday. State Police Sergeant Joseph Pimental escorted the sections up State and Edgartown-Vineyard Haven...

Shellfish suspension and cruise ship news top slim Edgartown agenda

Edgartown selectmen zipped through their scheduled meeting in under 10 minutes Tuesday night, Dec. 27. Selectman Arthur Smadbeck and chairman Margaret Serpa were the...

Chilmark police chief abruptly resigns

Citing a desire for career change and for more family time, Chilmark Police Chief Brian Cioffi informed town selectmen on Friday that he planned...

The buoys are back in town

The U.S. Coast GuardSector Southeast New England Waterways Management Division recently announced that many buoys targeted for elimination in Vineyard area waters would be...

West Tisbury advances Scott’s Grove affordable housing project

West Tisbury selectmen revisited a land disposition agreement integral to the Scott’s Grove affordable development at their meeting Wednesday, Dec. 14. After a discussion...

Quick news: West Tisbury selectmen’s meeting

At their Wednesday meeting, West Tisbury selectmen:ŸUnanimously approved Ernie Thomas’ reappointment to the MVC.ŸOn the recommendation of Chief Ben Retmier, selectmen unanimously...

Abutters group appeals Squibnocket Project approval

The time consuming and challenging road to reach agreement on a plan to preserve Squibnocket Beach and provide access to a private subdivision has...

Bestselling author Dolen Perkins-Valdez leads novel writing workshop at Noepe

Noepe Center for Literary Arts will host Dolen Perkins-Valdez on August 15 and 16 for a Finish Your Novel workshop. Ms. Perkins-Valdez is the...

Coast Guard provides Vineyard medical air link of last resort

Under most circumstances, when a patient requires a level of care not available on the Island, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital relies on Boston MedFlight, or...

Boston MedFlight provides a critical airborne Island lifeline

On June 10, just after midnight, 33-year-old Mike Holtham of Chilmark told his wife he was headed to the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital (MVH) emergency...

Railroad watch visionaries visit Vineyard Haven

Vortic Watch Co. displayed two of its watch lines at Rubin Cronig’s Vineyard Time in Vineyard Haven on Saturday. Vortic, a Colorado company founded...