Aquinnah selectmen support two extra weeks of deer hunting

The Aquinnah board of selectmen became the latest town board to endorse an additional two-week deer hunting season, with a unanimous vote at their...

Islanders show solidarity with Women’s March on Washington

  There will be a gathering at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven on Saturday from 1 pm to 3 pm, called Standing in Solidarity with...

Deer-hunting debate heats up on Martha’s Vineyard

There’s no topic like deer hunting to spark a spirited debate on Martha’s Vineyard, and another has begun. The initial spark came last week, when...

West Tisbury selectmen suspend taxi license at hearing

On Wednesday, Jan. 11, West Tisbury selectmen conducted a taxi hearing with former Bluefish taxi driver Kyle Newall and Benoit Baldwin – who was...

Hands-on learning at Windemere from Island Alpaca and Felix Neck

Windemere had a visit from two furry friends on Tuesday when Atticus Rex and Leonardo from Island Alpaca came to visit. Island Alpaca staffers...

Islanders discuss how to feed hungry kids in the summer

Community members met last Thursday at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Edgartown to look at ways to address food insecurity for Island children during...

Don’t call tiny houses ‘tiny’ in Chilmark

At least one Chilmark selectman thinks tiny houses might just be too small. But the consensus at the board of selectmen (BOS) meeting on...

Court Report: December 29, 2016 to January 13, 2017

Dec, 29, 2016 Christopher S. Francis, Vineyard Haven; DOB 5/7/74, trespassing, assault and battery, a second charge of assault and battery: continued to pretrial conference.   Jan....

State legislation allows for the sale of spirits in Tisbury restaurants

Gov. Charlie Baker signed legislation on Jan. 5 that expands current beer and wine licenses for restaurants in Tisbury to offer the sale of...

MVRHS hosts forum on teen substance abuse

A forum last Thursday at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) addressed the issue of substance abuse among Island youth. It was led...