Tashmoo expected to reopen to shellfishing Thursday

One week ago on Thursday, Tisbury town administrator Jay Grande announced that all of Tashmoo Pond was closed to shellfishing until further notice while...

High-speed Hy-Line ferry expects to resume service next week

  The high-speed Hy-Line ferry Vineyard Lady, which operates between Hyannis and Oak Bluffs, and between Oak Bluffs and Nantucket, is expected to resume service...

Tisbury nitrogen tax proposal finds few takers

The Tisbury board of health wrapped up a series of three public hearings Monday at the Tisbury Emergency Services Facility on its proposal to...

Jeremiah McCarthy appointed to Oak Bluffs planning board

The Oak Bluffs planning board and selectmen held a joint meeting on Tuesday to decide which of three candidates should finish the term of...

Oak Bluffs conservation commission approves beach rake

It took two years of lobbying by a dogged grassroots movement and a yes vote at annual town meeting to set the table for...

Hospitality Homes provides an oasis for Islanders seeking medical care

On a stormy night in late April, Rali Penchev was seven months pregnant when her water broke. Because Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is not well...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: June 20 – 27, 2016

June 20, 2016 Robert F. Boland, Marstons Mills; DOB 3/10/82, operating motor vehicle with suspended license, failure to wear a seat belt, no inspection sticker:...

Martha’s Vineyard school students leap into summer

The Martha’s Vineyard school year officially ended at noon Friday. Across the Island, students jumped up from their desks and ran for the exits and...

Tashmoo closed to shellfishing as officials seek source of sheen

4:40 pm, Friday Tisbury town administrator Jay Grande said announced Thursday afternoon that all of Tashmoo Pond is closed to shellfishing until further notice while local,...

Tisbury board of health nitrogen fee proposal stirs the pot

The Tisbury board of health last Thursday held the first of three scheduled public hearings on its proposal to impose new regulations and fees...