Martha’s Vineyard school students leap into summer

The Martha’s Vineyard school year officially ended at noon Friday. Across the Island, students jumped up from their desks and ran for the exits and...

Tashmoo closed to shellfishing as officials seek source of sheen

4:40 pm, Friday Tisbury town administrator Jay Grande said announced Thursday afternoon that all of Tashmoo Pond is closed to shellfishing until further notice while local,...

Tisbury board of health nitrogen fee proposal stirs the pot

The Tisbury board of health last Thursday held the first of three scheduled public hearings on its proposal to impose new regulations and fees...

Tisbury selectmen discuss taxi regs and ride sharing

Tisbury selectmen met Tuesday and covered a hefty agenda over the course of a three-hour meeting that included a discussion of ride-sharing services and...

Martha’s Vineyard family, Island mourn lost fisherman

Luke Gurney of Oak Bluffs had no regrets about his decision to put aside his carpentry tools to become a commercial fisherman. Those closest...

West Tisbury selectmen balk at horse trail request

West Tisbury selectmen met last Wednesday afternoon. Topping the agenda was a request to amend the conservation restrictions placed over 142 acres of the...

Chilmark selectmen refer high school turf field to MVC

Chilmark selectmen met Tuesday evening minus one member and voted to refer a project by MV@Play, a newly formed nonprofit, to install artificial turf...

Boys & Girls Club, Ice Arena will share manager for the...

Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club executive director Peter Lambos, who just accepted an offer to become new general manager of the Martha's Vineyard...

Menemsha harbormaster, passing boater rescue nine from burning boat

A pleasant weekend visit to Menemsha Harbor by a member of a visiting local yacht club ended with a harrowing rescue of nine persons...

All-Island Planning Board and MVC team up to tackle affordable housing

Members of two regional bodies, the long-established Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) and the more recently established All-Island Planning Board (AIPB), met on Monday night...