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Storm leaves path of destruction

A powerful storm toppled trips, flipped a plane at Katama Airfield, and caused extensive power outages on Martha’s Vineyard Monday.The storm also forced the...

Chilmark, Aquinnah summit tackles Boathouse Road congestion

At a joint meeting last Thursday afternoon at Chilmark Town Hall, Aquinnah and Chilmark selectmen voted unanimously to create a permit parking zone for...

Chilmark committee seeks $350k for electrical repairs

Chilmark’s harbor advisory committee voted in favor of a $350,000 appropriation for about a third of the electrical infrastructure repairs anticipated in Menemsha. The...

Tisbury health officials pull local honey brand from stores

Updated Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, 12:55 pmTisbury health officials have pulled Martha’s Vineyard Honey Co. brand honey from the shelves of Cronig's and Vineyard...

Squibnocket bridge injunction denied

Updated Fri., Oct.27, 1:19pm*On Friday afternoon, Judge Gary Nickerson denied the emergency injunction sought by opponents of a bridge-like structure under construction that will...

Squibby bridge decision in hands of judge

Update Oct. 24A hearing Wednesday for a preliminary injunction to halt construction of a bridge to Squibnocket Farms sent the judge, the superior court...

Chilmark selectmen reopen Crab Corner

With nighttime temperatures dipping below 50 degrees, Chilmark selectmen agreed to reopen Crab Corner at their meeting Tuesday night.The small beach between the...

Firefighters test their skills during West Tisbury training

The West Tisbury and Oak Bluffs fire departments held a drill on Old County Road in West Tisbury on Monday night. The drill was...

Neighbors invited to see Huseby Meadows

Abutters and folks interested in learning more about development plans for the old Olsen Farm in West Tisbury joined developer William Cumming, Island Housing...

Psychic swindler exposed by Chilmark police sergeant

Chilmark selectmen praised police Sgt. Sean Slavin Tuesday night for his detailed investigative work on behalf of a Chilmark woman cheated by a South...

Islanders protest Eversource herbicide spraying

Approximately 50 Islanders gathered before the Eversource facility on Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road in Oak Bluffs Sunday afternoon to protest the utility’s continued use of...

Hearing seeks to halt Squibnocket bridge construction

Dukes County Superior Court judge Gary Nickerson set a hearing date for a preliminary  injunction that seeks to halt construction of a new bridge...

Worker spared house by jumping inside burning truck

Update 2:30 pmAn irrigation worker is being credited with saving a Chilmark house on Cross Rip Lane after his company’s van caught fire in...

Informal peace talks held between Aquinnah selectmen and assessors

Aquinnah selectmen and assessors held an informal meeting Tuesday night geared toward achieving detente in the fraught relationship between the two boards.Selectmen Juli Vanderhoop...

Failing barge remains in Lagoon Pond

A listing Vineyard Marine barge, which has raised concerns about potential environmental hazards amongst Oak Bluffs and Tisbury harbormasters’ offices because of its potential...

Squibnocket bridge construction to start ‘any day’

Construction of a bridge-like structure at Squibnocket Beach that has been the focus of a controversy for the better part of three years appears...

Report indicates major electrical work needed in Menemsha

On Tuesday evening, Chilmark selectmen discussed a survey report that called for significant repairs and upgrades to the electrical infrastructure of Menemsha Harbor. The...

Preliminary West Tisbury valuations available for viewing

The West Tisbury Board of Assessors are displaying preliminary real estate values through Oct. 10. The values are available online via the assessor’s page...

Senior Chief Robert Reimer earns his anchors

At a modest ceremony held under the flagstaff at Station Menemsha Monday morning, Senior Chief Robert Reimer, the station’s commander, rose to master chief...

Windemere and Eversource updates punctuate MVC hearing on OB town hall

Prior to a hearing for the new Oak Bluffs Town Hall last Thursday night, Martha’s Vineyard Commission executive director Adam Turner updated those gathered...