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Solar panels shine bright

The Cape & Vineyard Electric Cooperative (CVEC) celebrated the installation of solar photovoltaic panels on the roof of the Oak Bluffs Fire Station Sunday...

Public hearing on Meetinghouse subdivision continues

More than two months after the first public hearing, the 54-acre, 34-lot Edgartown subdivision between Meetinghouse Way and Meshacket Road returned to the Martha’s...

Moped case against Oak Bluffs dismissed

A lawsuit alleging the town of Oak Bluffs ignored its own moped regulations in a 2016 moped accident resulting in Noelle Lambert losing one...

State legislators support VTA drivers’ union

State legislators have asked the Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) administration to take “critical steps” to resume negotiations after the union representing VTA bus drivers...

Public forum set to discuss Confederate plaques

Oak Bluffs selectmen did not make a decision at their meeting Tuesday night regarding the two plaques honoring Confederate soldiers in Ocean Park, but...

Chappy Ferry may get vehicle rate increase

Updated Apr 24Vehicles may have to pay $1 more to cross Edgartown Harbor on the Chappy Ferry.At the board’s meeting Monday, Edgartown selectmen set...

Stop & Shop in Vineyard Haven is now open

Updated April 23 @ 10:30 amThe Vineyard Haven Stop & Shop opened for business Tuesday morning, a day after the rest of the chain’s...

Feeding families in need

As Stop & Shop workers enter the second week of their strike, questions and concerns have been raised about perishable foods at the Edgartown...

The Queen is back

The Queen has returned.No, we’re not talking about Daenerys Targaryen on “Game of Thrones,” we’re talking about Dairy Queen in Edgartown.The Island’s cherished frozen...

GoFundMe set up for Stop & Shop workers

The union supporting Stop & Shop workers who went on strike last week set up a GoFundMe page Thursday to support the workers as...

Woodin says he’ll head back to the Northeast

Updated April 22Joe Woodin, the former Martha’s Vineyard Hospital CEO, resigned from his position as CEO of South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska, on...

Police warn of scammer pretending to be cop

Edgartown Police are warning people about a man claiming to be an Edgartown Police officer — calling people, demanding payments, and threatening arrest.Edgartown Police Chief...

Chilmark: Don’t bank on us

Chilmark has low expectations for the Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank heading into town meeting next week.“As a town, we want to say we...

Oak Bluffs applies for bluff revetment project

Oak Bluffs is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work along the town’s northeastern shoreline near East Chop...

Back Door is back in business

Have you been to Back Door Donuts in Oak Bluffs?Did you ever experience the late-night novelty of standing in line with other sweet-toothed consumers...

Vineyard Haven Stop & Shop remains closed

Updated April 17The entire Vineyard Haven Stop & Shop remained closed amid a strike that began on Thursday afternoon.The Edgartown Stop & Shop, as...

Osprey, live from Lagoon Pond

The Oak Bluffs Water District announced Tuesday a live osprey webcam is now available for public view.“As part of our renovations to the Lagoon...

Oak Bluffs strikes down Housing Bank

Oak Bluffs voters denied two controversial articles, one concerning the creation of a Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank and the other funding the town’s share...

Gosnold gets $300,000 water protection grant

The Baker-Polito administration announced Tuesday more than $1 million to six Massachusetts public water suppliers, including the town of Gosnold’s Cuttyhunk Island Wellhead project,...

Edgartown wants public access on Harborside property

Edgartown selectmen authorized a letter Monday from the marine advisory committee to be sent to Harborside Inn owner Arthur “Bill” Young concerning public access...