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The town’s attorney recommended steps selectmen should take in appointing labor counsel Jack Collins as interim police chief.
The Dukes County Commission can appoint three new commissioners.
Selectmen must now negotiate complex land-use agreements necessary to implement the plan.
More than two feet of snow in some spots left emergency responders and road crews stretched to the limit.
The popular Vineyard Haven boutique will make its final sale on Saturday.
After a successful start, the business operator said, he was unable to negotiate a workable lease agreement.
One Island-wide shelter will open at the Tisbury School tonight at 6 pm.
Roger Armstrong of Vineyard Haven faces up to three years in prison for underreporting more than $800,000 in income.
At its monthly meeting Tuesday, Steamship Authority members said the cost of fuel was only one factor, and future costs were unpredictable.
The Dukes County commissioners are headed back to court to fight a battle a judge previously said they are unlikely to win.
Mr. Collins will oversee the department and the search to replace retiring police chief Tony Bettencourt.
Marc Hanover told the Dukes County commissioners there will be no rollback of recent rate hikes.
Chief Bettencourt, who rose through the ranks, said he wanted to leave the department at the top of his game.
A dispute between two dog owners over incidents in the state forest led to the sanction.
Island consumers are being bombarded with offers to change suppliers, but comparing prices is a difficult, if not impossible, exercise.
Following two long and factious hearings, the board approved a nine-home development, over the objection of many area residents.
The Army Corps of Engineers will put off a project to widen and deepen the channel into Menemsha Pond due to permitting delays.
Voters will decide how to fix a $100,000 budget shortfall at special town meeting next Wednesday.
The NAACP sponsored march echoed calls by protesters across the nation for better community relations with police officers.
Drivers and local businesses endured disruptions for about seven hours, until work crews completed repairs.