Chappy Ferry line report fuels continuing traffic debate

Edgartown selectmen returned Monday night to the long-running and contentious issue of the Chappy Ferry line. Once again, tempers flared as homeowners along Simpson...

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MVRHS committee approves lights at skate park

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School land use subcommittee last week unanimously voted in favor of approving an easement for the Martha’s Vineyard Skate...

Governor eyeing offshore wind, not Nantucket Sound

As House and Senate lawmakers try to reach agreement on a major energy bill before Sunday, Gov. Charlie Baker seems to think at least...

Governor Baker signs Real ID law

Massachusetts expects to begin issuing driver's licenses compliant with the federal Real ID law in the fall of 2017, after Gov. Charlie Baker on...

iRobot brings science message to Martha’s Vineyard students

Hoping to inspire the next generation of robotics engineers, iRobot brought a team of three employees — roboteers, as they called themselves — to...

Piping plover restrictions on Chappy will be eased next summer

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (DFW) have released a 26-year statewide Habitat Conservation Plan...

Firefighters called to report of smoke in Black Dog building

Tisbury firefighters responded to a call for a small fire and smoke filling a workshop and apartment in a weathered, aged building on the...

Car fire out, Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road reopens

4:21 pm Traffic is moving again on Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road. Earlier, Oak Bluffs firefighters responded to a "fully involved" car fire on Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road in the vicinity...

Scientist proposes genetic attack on Martha’s Vineyard ticks

Massachusetts Institute of Technology associate professor Kevin Esvelt came to Martha’s Vineyard on Wednesday to make separate presentations to Island health agents, and to...

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