Martha’s Vineyard baseball beats Bourne with late single

Mike Mussell drove in Silas Berlin with a single down the left-field line in the bottom of the sixth inning as Martha’s Vineyard shut out Bourne 1-0 Friday at Vineyard Baseball Park. Berlin singled, then stole second and third base before crossing the plate with the winning run. Vineyard starter Tim Roberts pitched a complete […]

County commission ousts incumbent Airport commissioners

A simmering dispute, stirred by a combative relationship between Martha’s Vineyard Airport management and its union employees, and fueled by a continuing feud rooted in the legal divisions between the airport and the Dukes County commissions, erupted on Wednesday, April 9, when the county commissioners voted not to re-appoint two members of the airport commission. […]

Up-Island school committee seeks change in high school representation

The UIRSD school committee’s Monday night meeting included lengthy discussions about changing the committee’s representation on the high school committee, revising a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on school bus liability, and how high school class levels are determined for graduating eighth-graders. The committee voted unanimously to request a change in the regional high school district’s […]

NOAA asks for community help in reporting stranded, injured marine mammals

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is reaching out to residents of Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and North shore communities for help reporting stranded and injured marine mammals, NOAA spokeswoman Maggie Mooney-Seus said in a press release Monday. The primary species at risk of stranding on the Island are seals. NOAA turned to individuals following […]