Prescribed burn planned Friday for Katama Airport

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Edgartown plan to conduct a prescribed burn at Katama Airfield on Friday, April 29 in the southwestern section of...

Bicyclists will descend on Island for ‘Bike MS’ fundraiser Saturday

More than 600 bicyclists are expected to take to Vineyard roadways Saturday for the annual Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard, a fundraiser for the...

Chilmarkers went to the polls, decided one contest

Chilmarkers went to the polls in the Chilmark Community Center on Wednesday to elect town officers. The election featured one contest for a seat...

Island housing experts will examine landlord, tenant rights

Finding year-round or seasonal housing on Martha’s Vineyard has never been more challenging. With inventory shrinking and rental rates rising, the stress on landlords...

Neighbors cite density as top affordable apartment complex concern

Density, water quality, wastewater, landscape preservation, noise, traffic, and light topped the list of concerns neighbors of a proposed 22-unit affordable housing complex off...

Church shelter program provides perspective on Island homelessness

This winter, the Island Clergy Association (ICA) began a homeless shelter program it dubbed Hospitality Homes, run out of two Edgartown churches. The program...

Edgartown fisherman will open new fish market in Oak Bluffs

At their regular meeting on Tuesday night, Oak Bluffs selectmen unanimously approved a business license for Francis “Sandy” Fisher of Edgartown to open Oak...

Local merchant turns trash into cash

As single-use plastic bag bans proliferate and grassroots cleanup efforts spring up with increasing frequency, MV Wine & Spirits proprietor Brion (Older) McGroarty has...

Falmouth assumes stewardship of Nobska Point Light Station

One of New England’s most picturesque lighthouses is now in the care of its home community. Under a licensing agreement, in a signing ceremony...

Comcast upkeep interrupts Island broadband service

A temporary interruption in Comcast high-speed broadband service left some Island customers in the Internet dark early Tuesday morning. Individuals, businesses, and towns reported...