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Vineyard runners prevail in a brutal Boston Marathon

The 122nd Boston Marathon was one for the ages. The supreme test of athletic endurance was likely the coldest Boston race in 30 years,...

Fishermen air concerns about Vineyard Wind

Looking to create a sea change in energy production in Massachusetts, Governor Charlie Baker signed “An Act to Promote Energy Diversity" with overwhelming bipartisan...

AT&T puts Chappy cell tower on hold

The six year permitting process for the AT&T cell tower on Chappy took an unexpected turn The six year permitting process for the AT&T cell...

Write-in candidate overcomes long odds in Oak Bluffs

Last November, selectmen unanimously voted for Kathryn Shertzer to the Oak Bluffs School Committee to fill the seat of Michael Hoyt, who was stepping...

Gov. Baker commits $5 million to climate change preparedness

Against a backdrop of ongoing cleanup efforts from the “four’easter” that hit Massachusetts last month, Friday the the Baker-Polito administration announced it is committing...

Four Islanders lace it up for the 122nd Boston Marathon

Martha’s Vineyard will be represented by four Islanders in Monday’s Boston Marathon — Marylee Schroeder of West Tisbury, Katrina Delgadillo of Oak Bluffs, and...

Oak Bluffs voters say yes to school spending, Jason Balboni, and Greg Coogan

Updated 10:45 am Jason Balboni became the new selectman in town, and 15-year incumbent Greg Coogan was re-elected to the board in Thursday’s Oak Bluffs...

Oak Bluffs building department back to square one

It took a long time for the town of Oak Bluffs to find building inspector Mark Barbadoro, who resigned in April 2017 after 2½...

Oak Bluffs voters approve $30.3 million budget

Annual town meeting in Oak Bluffs was a collegial gathering this year, with 272 of the town’s 3,865 voters — 7 percent of the...

Island doctor registered to certify medical cannabis patients

Dr. Terry Kriedman, an obstetrics and gynecology specialist affiliated with Martha’s Vineyard Hospital (MVH) and Massachusetts General Hospital with a practice in Tisbury, is...

Fishing industry reps express offshore wind resistance

Fishing industry representatives from all along the East Coast sent an urgent missive to Governor Charlie Baker on Monday, asking him to delay this...

2018 DMF fishing regulations begin April 20

The Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) has enacted new regulations, which were informed in part by this winter’s public hearings. The regulations were reviewed...

Noelle Lambert scores for UMass Lowell

Updated 6:45 pm When Noelle Lambert returned to Martha’s Vineyard last November to thank Oak Bluffs EMTs and paramedics for saving her life after she...

Local officials respond to short-term rental bill

The short-term rental regulation bill that has passed both houses on Beacon Hill in the past two weeks will extend room occupancy taxes levied...

Edgartown selectmen candidates speak to the issues

The race for a three-year term on the Edgartown board of selectmen pits longtime incumbent Art Smadbeck against newcomer Gail Gardner. Smadbeck has served...

Oak Bluffs selectmen candidates speak to the voters

When Oak Bluffs voters go to the polls on Thursday, April 12, they will be asked to choose which two out of the three...

Oak Bluffs stalwart Peter Martell passes

Peter Martell died on Tuesday evening, April 3, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Martell was a successful businessman who dedicated years of service in...

Volunteers sought to plant beach grass

The storms this past winter eroded dunes and destroyed much of the sand fencing and beach grass on State Beach, across from Sengekontacket Pond....

Sunset Lake on tap for Oak Bluffs voters

In the opinion of many Oak Bluffs residents, Sunset Lake, the placid pond across the street from Oak Bluffs harbor, and the surrounding Lakeside...

Martha’s Vineyard Commission drills down on water quality

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission has completed an exhaustive study on the Island’s coastal ponds. After a year of weekly meetings, over 600 water sample...