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M.V. Playhouse tax situation takes center stage

Staff and board members of the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse finally got a chance to plead the case that they deserve to be exempt from...

Tax payment made on foreclosed property

West Tisbury selectmen announced Wednesday evening during their regularly scheduled weekly meeting that the trustees for real estate at 1034 State Road, property the...

Tisbury wants response from MassDOT

Updated March 1. Tisbury selectmen voted Wednesday to send a letter to MassDOT supervising project manager Thomas Currier expressing their majority support for a symmetrical...

Israel: ‘You’ll know for sure on March 6’

Updated 1:45 pm Tristan Israel, an outspoken selectman in Tisbury for the better part of three decades, has been evasive for months about his future...

The Big Question: Aquinnah Cliffs Casino

Should the construction for the Aquinnah Cliffs Casino be able to proceed without the MVC having jurisdiction over the project? Reply online as a comment,...

Feds drop the PFAS ball

Two weeks ago, one of our reporters sat in on a conference call with federal regulators on the emerging contaminant poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances,...

Chilmark assesses two finalists for harbormaster

Chilmark selectmen interviewed two candidates for town harbormaster Tuesday night. The present harbormaster, Dennis Jason, is slated to retire in June. The selectmen and...

SSA’s two biggest ferries under the knife in Fairhaven

The MV Island Home and the MV Woods Hole, the Steamship Authority’s largest and newest vessels, are currently at the SSA’s Fairhaven repair facility...

Oak Bluffs opposes Housing Bank

The Oak Bluffs selectmen crossed their t’s and dotted their i’s Tuesday in a letter opposing the Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank. The letter was addressed...

Oak Bluffs to hold master plan public meeting

The Oak Bluffs master plan update committee has scheduled a public meeting next week to get input from residents, business owners, and property owners...

O.B. zoning dispute in judge’s hands

The final arguments in a convoluted border dispute between the town of Oak Bluffs and guesthouse owners John and Susan Zarba were heard by...

Meet the Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) will host a meet and greet at the Loft on March 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, for any...

What’s happening at the Vineyard Haven library

The Vineyard Haven library schedule is packed with things to do next week. On Tuesday, March 5, at 7 pm, hear from Jed Goldstone,...

Chilmark library hosts food writing workshop

Join the Chilmark library for a community food writing workshop with Ali Berlow on Wednesday, March 6, at 5 pm. In this workshop, according...

Janell Hofmann on having a tech-healthy family

On Tuesday, March 5, from 6 to 7:30 pm, Janell Hofmann will make a presentation at the West Tisbury library on raising tech-healthy families...

Chilmark: Food Truck

Since writing last week's column, I have a brief update from Mike Scott (across the big pond): “The Fayre is gaining momentum. We will...

Court report

Feb. 15, 2019 Cesar A. Marquez, Vineyard Haven; DOB 4/27/60, possession of class B drug (Vyanse), receiving stolen property under $1,200: continued to pretrial conference. Feb....

Bridge results

At the Feb. 11, 1:15 PM game of the Edgartown Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven, eight pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Barbara...

Aquinnah: Vacation

Forgive me for the short column this week, but I’m on vacation. Yes, that’s right, I have finally joined the ranks of Vineyarders who...