Oak Bluffs voters will consider a $29.3 million budget

The Oak Bluffs budget for fiscal 2018 (FY18), which begins July 1, totals $29.3 million, up a little less than 3 percent over last...

Court Report: March 20-27, 2017

March 20, 2017 Dylan L. Hutchinson, Aquinnah; DOB 6/7/91, improper operation of motor vehicle, negligent operation of motor vehicle, OUI-liquor or .08%, marked lanes violation:...

Major drug bust in Oak Bluffs

On Tuesday afternoon, officers from the Martha's Vineyard Drug Task Force (MVDTF) arrested John Hathaway Jr., 48, of Oak Bluffs for possession of approximately...

  Cape pols join constituents in asking for Pilgrim to be shut

Members of the Cape Cod legislative delegation recently called on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to close the Pilgrim Nuclear Plant immediately. The commission...

Cape and Islands legislators object to defoliant use by Eversource

State legislators representing the Cape and Islands have objected in a letter to regulators to plans by electricity provider Eversource to use herbicides, especially...

State adopts revised learning standards in math and English

The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has adopted revised learning standards in math and in English language arts and literacy. The revised standards...

Part of Cape Poge Bay will stay closed to fishing, while...

The Division of Marine Fisheries has extended the closure of an area of northeast Cape Poge Bay to conch pot and fish fishing. No...

Two Tisbury men arrested in Boston on drugs charges

Tisbury residents Peter Estrella, 39, and Adam Robinson, 35, were arrested by Boston police in Mattapan on Monday and charged with numerous drug-related offences....

Ebb and flow

Edgartown Great Pond was opened up today, making way for a better environment for soft shell clams and oysters in the pond. Edgartown shellfish...

Legislature adds $10.8 million to DDS Turning 22 program

Yesterday the Massachusetts House and Senate passed a $144.4 million supplemental budget that included Gov. Charlie Baker’s request for $10.8 million in additional funding...