Popular hunter education class returns

Massachusetts Wildlife will sponsor a basic hunter education class in April (bit.ly/Huntclass). The three-day state-certified class provides an opportunity for Vineyard residents to meet the...

Graduate students study the future of affordable housing on Martha’s Vineyard

A team of 11 students from Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have paired with the Island Housing Trust and Island Food...

Steamship Authority hires new treasurer and comptroller

The Steamship Authority (SSA) board members announced Tuesday that Terry Cote Vizard, chief financial officer for Outer Cape Health Services, will be the boatline’s...

H-2B visa quota has been filled

The cap of 33,000 H-2B visas for the first half of the 2017 fiscal year was reached on Thursday, March 16, according to a...

Old feud over old sign rekindled in Tisbury

For a second time, the “Hoo Rah For Bill” sign on State Road in Tisbury is gone, because, for a second time, Tisbury building...

Chilmark’s new police chief, Jonathan Klaren, is sworn in

Jonathan Klaren was sworn in as Chilmark’s new chief of police Tuesday in a happy, family-fun atmosphere complete with a scarecrow joke, hysterical laughter...

Court Report: March 9 – 20, 2017

March 9, 2017 Pedro M. Prazeres, Oak Bluffs; DOB 12/27/63, operating motor vehicle with suspended license, subsequent offense: continued to pretrial conference.   March 10, 2017 Jonathan Pierce,...

Edgartown selectmen warn errant aquaculturists to obey the rules

The Edgartown selectmen considered the history of shellfishing violations by aquaculturists Francis Fisher Jr. and Francis Fisher III on Monday, and ruled that one...

Corvette crashes into Edgartown house

On Saturday evening, Paul Metell crashed his Chevy Corvette across the front yard of a house at 113 South Water Street in Edgartown, damaging...

Land Bank buys two Tisbury properties

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission has bought two Vineyard Haven properties — a total of nine acres — each with unique features that...