In an 8-2 vote, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved a plan to add apartments to the Post Office Square complex.
West Tisbury selectmen once again dove into the contentious issue of the Mill Pond. With dredging the Mill Pond sidelined by a vote of annual town meeting on April 8, selectmen Wednesday night voted 2-0, with one abstention to form a seven member Mill Brook Watershed Management Planning Committee to oversee a watershed study and […]
Aquinnah April 9, Elliott Fankuchen and Lisa Kantrowitz, trustees of Fankuchen/Kantrowitz Family Trust, sold 1 Oxcart Rd. to Eric and Sheryl Berke for $700,000. Chilmark April 9, Bridge House LP sold 127 State Rd. to Robert G. Kegan and Barbara H. Wolf for $2,350,000. April 9, William Sterling Wall, trustee of Wallmark Realty Trust 2, […]
We eliminate diseases by vaccinating. No one has to get the smallpox vaccine anymore because we got rid of that disease. Vaccines did that.
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. […]
The Steamship Authority (SSA) is finalizing design plans for a new freight ferry intended to take some of the pressure off larger boats carrying freight and passengers to and from the Islands. The SSA board is also engaged in the design process for a new terminal in Woods Hole that has raised the hackles of […]
Changing spaces in familiar places will offer diners and flower lovers some new choices.
Oak Bluffs wins hazard mitigation grant
The Save the Gay Head Lighthouse Committee has received a $10,000 grant from The Permanent Endowment Fund For Martha’s Vineyard. This money will fund the recently completed geotechnical survey and testing activities that will help determine the best relocation site for the historic Gay Head Light, according to a press release. “We are very grateful to […]
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 […]