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Edgartown appoints Ted Rosbeck to MVC

In a surprising move, the Edgartown board of selectmen unanimously appointed Ted Rosbeck to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Monday evening.  Selectmen chose Rosbeck, owner of...

Police investigate tree removal

Oak Bluffs Police are investigating the illegal removal of a catalpa tree near Ocean Park on town property. Mark Crossland of Crossland Landscape, who maintains...

Another Martha’s Vineyard crew member tests positive

A second crew member of the Steamship Authority ferry Martha’s Vineyard has tested positive for COVID-19. Four SSA employees have tested positive recently, including...

Environmental Police give moose to Wampanoag pantry

Meat from a moose weighing about 700 pounds was given by the Massachusetts Environmental Police (EPO) to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah)...

Gloria Alexander

Gloria Alexander of Martha's Vineyard and Sarasota, Fla., died peacefully on Dec. 22, 2020. Gloria lived for her family. She was a loving wife...

Christmas bird count sees im-peck-able numbers

Island birders got together Sunday evening to review their tallies of Vineyard species for the 60th annual Christmas Bird Count. The information from the count...

Gay Head strikes Woods Hole in Hyannis

On Saturday the Steamship Authority ferry Gay Head allided with another SSA ferry, the Woods Hole. The allision occurred in Hyannis at about 10:45...

Update: 28 cases since Thursday

Updated 5 pm There have been 28 new cases of COVID-19 since Dec. 31 as the coronavirus drags into the New Year. Of the new cases...

Mikolaj G. Wojnowski

Mikolaj G. Wojnowski, 76, died peacefully at his home in Vineyard Haven on Saturday morning, Jan. 2, 2021. He was the husband of Jolanta...

First baby arrives Jan. 2

The first baby of 2021 was born on Saturday, Jan. 2, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Abe Harold Courtney was born at 4:47 am on Jan....

Taking the plunge into 2021

Members of the Polar Bears jumped into the water at Inkwell Beach Friday to celebrate the start of a new year.