Island boaters ask Coast Guard to modify buoy removal plan

U.S. Coast Guard officials heard straight talk from some of the Island’s most experienced sailors at a public hearing in Vineyard Haven last week...

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Selectmen welcome ‘Chronicle’ to Chilmark’s ‘main streets and back roads’

In a sparsely attended meeting Tuesday evening, Chilmark selectmen Jim Malkin and Bill Rossi, minus third board member Warren Doty, made quick work of...

Tribe and Aquinnah receive $275,000 EPA grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and the town of Aquinnah a $275,790 grant that...

Oak Bluffs house owner cited for numerous code violations

Last Tuesday, acting on a citizen complaint, Oak Bluffs health agent Ade Solarin, accompanied by fire chief John Rose and building inspector Mark Barbadoro,...

MassDOT sets spring 2018 start date for Beach Road construction

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Beach Road project manager Thomas Currier told Island officials and residents at a public hearing last week that he...

UIRSD committee takes close look at 2018 budget increase

The Up-Island Regional School District (UIRSD) school committee met Monday night at the West Tisbury School and discussed the fiscal year 2018 draft budget...

West Tisbury selectmen discuss abundance of dead trees

West Tisbury selectmen met on Sept. 14. Topping the light agenda was how to finance removal of an abundance of dead trees on town...

Edgartown selectmen reject request to extend seasonal liquor licenses

At their regular Monday meeting, following a public hearing, Edgartown selectmen rejected a request to extend seasonal liquor licenses, which now end on Nov....

Provisional license issued for marijuana dispensary on Martha’s Vineyard

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health Monday issued a provisional license to Patient Centric of Martha’s Vineyard (PCMV) to operate a registered marijuana dispensary...

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