Oak Bluffs fireworks parking bans, detours planned

The annual Oak Bluffs fireworks display is set for Friday night with a rain date of Saturday, beginning at 9 pm in Ocean Park. All...

Strong winds send boats, rescuers flying off Menemsha Harbor

Updated 2 pm, Friday Strong west winds Wednesday morning, gusting up to 40 knots, spelled trouble for two sailboats that began dragging their anchors outside Menemsha...

Chappaquiddick Kopechne tragedy to be revisited in indie film

Edgartown selectmen Monday considered a number of requests from representatives of Apex Entertainment, a Los Angeles-based company now producing a film titled, “Chappaquiddick,” which...

Oak Bluffs subdivision that ended golf club battle hits the market

The smell of fresh asphalt and the sounds of heavy machinery were in the air last Tuesday morning as a steady parade of contractors...

Two invasive species take root in Farm Pond in Oak Bluffs

Farm Pond in Oak Bluffs, home to Vanessa the sea serpent and her golden egg, is also home to two species of invasive fauna...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: August 1 – 15, 2016

August 1, 2016 Grace Bochicchio, Vineyard Haven; DOB 3/26/59, violating harassment prevention order, arrestee furnishing false name/SSN: continued to pretrial conference. Cameron Tyler Carr, Sag Harbor,...

Early morning Vineyard Haven Harbor joy ride leaves wake of destruction

Updated 12:30 pm, Wednesday A late night boat trip by a Needham teen on the last day of his Island vacation ended with his arrest...

Tisbury selectmen discuss updating century-old firearms bylaw

Tisbury Police Chief Dan Hanavan and selectmen agreed to form a committee to look at a town bylaw that prohibits discharging firearms in the...

SSA continues to wrestle with Woods Hole ferry design fix

The Steamship Authority (SSA) members met Tuesday in Hyannis and heard the latest option for correcting a design flaw in the new $41 million...

Fiddlehead Farm in West Tisbury will close its doors

Robert Skydell of Chilmark, owner of Fiddlehead Farm Market in West Tisbury, said he will close the doors permanently after Labor Day. Kristen Kinser...