Seven Island seniors receive MVYouth college scholarships

MVYouth executive director Lindsey Scott announced Monday afternoon the names of seven Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School seniors who will receive four-year scholarships to...

Kids Trout Derby, now 42, begins at first light Saturday

The annual Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club Kids Trout Derby is a rite of spring. Now in its 42nd year, the fishing begins...

Opioid-related overdose deaths rose 7.5 percent in 2015

State public health officials on Monday confirmed 1,379 unintentional or undetermined opioid-related deaths in 2015, and said the opioid death rate over the first...

All-Island School Committee signs off on assistant contracts

The All-Island School Committee last week ratified the contracts that will govern the wages and benefits for educational support professionals (ESP) and administrative support...

Two vie for seat on Aquinnah board of selectmen

Annual town meeting season on Martha’s Vineyard wraps up next week in Aquinnah. On Wednesday, May 11, voters go to the polls between noon...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: April 22 – May 2, 2016

April 22, 2016 Eric Hatt, Edgartown; DOB 9/4/63, OUI-liquor or .08%: continued without finding for one year, the defendant is to attend the driver alcohol...

Gay Head Lighthouse story airs Wednesday on ‘Nova’

The story of the historic Gay Head Lighthouse move comes to PBS’s “Nova” on Wednesday, May 4, at 9 pm. “Operation Lighthouse Rescue,” an...

Slideshow: Cyclists Ride the Vineyard for MS

Hundreds of cyclists descended on Martha’s Vineyard Saturday to participate in Ride the Vineyard, a fundraiser for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Bikers chose...

Prescribed burn planned Friday for Katama Airport

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and Edgartown plan to conduct a prescribed burn at Katama Airfield on Friday, April 29 in the southwestern section of...

Island housing experts will examine landlord, tenant rights

Finding year-round or seasonal housing on Martha’s Vineyard has never been more challenging. With inventory shrinking and rental rates rising, the stress on landlords...