Ag Fair topped off marvelous Martha’s Vineyard summer

It was too hot; it was too sunny, dusty, and crowded too. But there was nowhere else that thousands of Islanders and visitors wanted...

Mass. commercial striped bass season closes

  The Massachusetts 2016 commercial striped bass season ended on Friday, August 19, when the Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) estimated that the state’s commercial...

Turnpike toll plan incentivizes transponders

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation outlined new toll rates for all-electronic tolling on Bay State roads, greatly increasing the cost for drivers without transponders....

Filming for ‘Chappaquiddick’ gets green light from Edgartown selectmen

On Monday night, Kia Quinlin, a representative for Los Angeles–based production company Apex Entertainment, presented Edgartown selectmen with a revised filming schedule for the...

On Martha’s Vineyard visit, Hillary Clinton declares: We will win

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton touched down in Edgartown Saturday night as part of a weekend fundraising swing that included stops on Nantucket and...

Martha’s Vineyard nonprofits seek to raise more than $51 million

Traditionally, Martha’s Vineyard nonprofits engage in fundraising during the summer months, when seasonal residents and visitors are present to bolster their operating budget’s bottom...

Shell Recovery Partnership has best summer yet

In 2009, Jessie Holtham was working at the Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group hatchery by day and as a waitress by night at Offshore Ale...

Fireworks ignite fierce beach grass fire on State Beach

A father shooting off fireworks as part of a birthday celebration for his daughter ignited a fierce beach grass fire Monday night on State...

A recap of President Obama’s Martha’s Vineyard summer vacation

President Barack Obama and his family boarded Marine One at Martha's Vineyard Airport and departed the Island about 6:20 pm, Sunday evening. For the...

Draft horse pull curtailed amid drama at Martha’s Vineyard Ag Fair

Several minutes of panic ended peacefully at the West Tisbury fairgrounds late Friday afternoon. No injuries were reported after a draft horse team broke...