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Menotomy project clears MVC public hearing

The Menotomy building project will move to the next phase of the Martha’s Vineyard Commissions (MVC) Development of Regional Impact (DRI) process after a...

DeSorcy properties on the market as four parcels

Four prime waterfront Vineyard Haven properties are once again up for sale, but this time the owners have four parcels on the market individually.The...

Schroeder snags first place in MV 20 Miler

Out of 218 runners, 25-year-old Vineyard native, now Bostonian Michael Schroeder took first place in the 22nd annual Martha’s Vineyard 20 Miler, with a...

Boys hoops qualify for postseason play

After beating Barnstable on Friday 65-59, the Vineyard boys basketball team fell to Wareham on Monday, finishing the season at 10-9, but qualifying for...

Edgartown looks for Green Community status

For the past year and a half, Edgartown’s energy committee has been working on getting Green Community designation for the town.Committee chair Alan Strahler...

O.B. volunteer firefighters graduate from Firefighting I and II 

After more than a year of intense training, 10 Oak Bluffs volunteer firefighters graduated from Firefighting I and II training.Trainees completed the training over...

Tribe awarded HUD grant

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) was awarded $472,873 in an Indian Housing Block Grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...

Beck, Norah Jones to headline Beach Road Weekend

The 2020 Beach Road Weekend lineup will include the likes of Beck, Norah Jones, and Boston’s own Lake Street Dive.In its second year, the...

Tinker Day lets students create, learn

Students at the Chilmark School held their third annual Tinker Day on Friday.Tinker Day is a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) inspired activity...

Edgartown signs MOU with Boys and Girls Club

Updated 10:30 pmEdgartown selectmen and leaders from the Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with an updated lot...

Tournament window shrinks on boys hoops

Tournament qualification eluded the Vineyarder boys basketball team after they dropped a tough two-point home loss to the Sandwich Blue Knights Wednesday. The final...

Plastic Free gets bylaw on O.B. town warrant

The students from Plastic Free MV will get a chance to pitch their plastic bottle ban to Oak Bluffs voters at annual town meeting...

Two-car crash results in driver being airlifted

A two-car crash early Sunday morning resulted in one driver being airlifted to Boston and others being taken to the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. The...

West Tisbury library gets new director

Alexandra Pratt has been selected to be the new director at the West Tisbury library. Pratt is taking over the position from longtime director...

O.B. releases Rose separation agreement

Fire Chief John Rose resigned last week, but is on paid leave, according to the settlement agreement he reached with the town of Oak...

MVC approves Barn takeout window 

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved the construction of a takeout window at the Barn Bowl & Bistro Thursday night, albeit with pushback from neighbors...

Broadley: ‘Department needs to heal’

Updated 1:45 pmThe fire department’s second command is stepping down Feb. 17, less than a month after Fire Chief John Rose resigned amid controversy...

ZBA denies Hall appeal on Yellow House

Updated Feb. 10The Edgartown zoning board of appeals (ZBA) denied attorney Benjamin Hall Jr.'s appeal for zoning enforcement at the Yellow House. Hall was...

VTA Church Street project sent to MVC

Edgartown selectmen have referred the Vineyard Transit Authority’s (VTA) $1.4 million charging station project to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) for review.The decision was...

Construction planned for Obama property

Newly minted Edgartown residents Barack and Michelle Obama are planning some renovations and additions to their Turkeyland Cove Road property.According to a public notice...