Oak Bluffs beaches reopen, bacteria counts down

Oak Bluffs health officials Thursday morning reopened Inkwell Beach and Pay Beach in Oak Bluffs, closed since Tuesday because of high bacteria counts. Oak Bluffs health agent Shirley Fauteaux told The Times that the results of water samples taken Wednesday from the two popular beaches along Sea View Avenue showed bacteria levels had fallen within […]

Martha’s Vineyard court report

July 7, 2014 Susana Branco, Vineyard Haven; DOB 4/7/81, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon: continued to pretrial conference. July 10, 2014 Dana B. Armstrong,West Danville, VT, DOB 2/5/80, disorderly conduct: to be dismissed upon payment of $100 court cost. Renaldo Braga Barbosa, Edgartown; DOB 3/23/80, assault and battery: guilty – six months in […]

Beach Road reconstruction plans spur zoning discussion

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (DOT) is planning a complete overhaul of a congested section of an important Martha’s Vineyard transportation artery over the next several years. MassDOT plans to add sidewalks and bike lanes to a section of Beach Road in Vineyard Haven, from the Wind’s Up watersports shop to Five Corners. While any […]