Oak Bluffs selectmen recognize two retiring town employees

At their Tuesday-night meeting, Oak Bluffs selectmen took the opportunity to recognize the retirement of two longtime employees of the Oak Bluffs Highway Department....

Storied Oak Bluffs hardware store plans to demolish and build anew

  Phillips Hardware, an iconic store on Circuit Avenue, and one of the longest-running businesses on Martha’s Vineyard, will go before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission...

Critical state funding in jeopardy on Martha’s Vineyard

In the past 18 years, $22 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) have helped fund the rehab of 320 homes belonging to income-qualified...

Wampanoag tribe community center HUD deadline passes with no penalty

In December, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) set a date of Sept. 1 for the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head...

Tisbury board of health nitrogen regs stir concerns

The Tisbury board of health presented its new draft of proposed nitrogen regulations for the Lake Tashmoo and Lagoon Pond watersheds to a roomful...

Towns begin construction of housing production plan

This week, the six Island towns, using a state grant and funding from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC), will begin a four-month study of Island...

Edgartown prepares for another dredging season

Edgartown selectmen made short work of their weekly Monday meeting, approving the season’s dredge crew, applauding a job well done in two annual reviews,...

Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission approves solar contract

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission last Thursday approved a contract with Syncarpha Capital, a New York–based private equity firm that operates solar farms throughout...

Dog painted in Oak Bluffs was a victim, owners said

What had been up to that point an idyllic Vineyard vacation suddenly took on an ominous hue about 2:30 pm last Saturday afternoon when...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: Sept. 2 to Sept. 12, 2016

September 2, 2016 Gilmar Ferreira, Edgartown; DOB 3/2/71, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle, open and gross lewdness: continued to pretrial conference.   September 8, 2016 Cameron Tyler Carr,...