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Derby heads into the home stretch with lots of energy, fewer fish

The 65th annual Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby is in the home stretch.

West Tisbury down to short list in police chief search

The West Tisbury selectmen expect to receive the short list of three finalists for the position of police chief soon.

MVTV addition, new building considered at RHS

MVTV received permission to pursue plans for an addition to its building in a vote by the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) committee's land use subcommittee (LUS) Monday night.

Oak Bluffs Police Department wins $275,058 COPS grant

The Oak Bluffs Police Department will receive $275,058 to keep police on the streets.

High school driver’s education program canceled

Although the school year is off to a good start at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS), the driver's education program hit a roadblock this semester.

Business owners say summer was brighter

Island business owners report tourism picked up in the summer of 2010, though most believe Martha's Vineyard continues to suffer from the economic downturn that was most acute in the summer of 2009.

Duart gets 10 years in state prison

Associate Justice C.

New plans, old worries for Edgartown library design

After seeing preliminary design plans for two possible Edgartown Library expansion sites, selectman Michael Donaroma, a member of the Edgartown Library design committee, sized up the architect's presentation.

Skepticism remains about state’s revised wind plan

A shift in the Patrick administration's wind energy development focus from state waters to federal waters came as welcome news last month to Islanders concerned about possible nearshore wind energy projects near Martha's Vineyard.

Chilmark selectmen mussel operation to expand

Hoping to build on a successful first season at the Vineyard's first offshore blue mussel farm, Chilmark selectmen agreed unanimously Tuesday to allow two well-known fishermen to expand their operation next summer.