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She just couldn’t say nay

A pair of rescued horses have found a new home in Oak Bluffs, thanks to dedicated Islander Wendy Oliver. Oliver is known on-Island for...

Backup generator catches fire on West Chop

Tisbury police, firefighters, EMS, along with Oak Bluffs firefighters, responded to a fire caused by a propane-powered backup generator in West Chop, on the...

Two-car crash on Skiff Avenue

A two-car motor vehicle crash blocked off Skiff Avenue in Vineyard Haven Monday morning.Tisbury police responded to the crash, which involved a red Hyundai...

Field hockey team disciplined for hazing

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) has taken disciplinary action against the girl’s field hockey team after a team event resulted in hazing...

What’s brewing?

As the crazy crowds, the humid heat, and terrible traffic come to end with the finale of the summer season, you may start to...

Building off Oak Bluffs-Tisbury summit

The towns of Oak Bluffs and Tisbury held a joint meeting Tuesday at the Oak Bluffs library to discuss and vote on maintenance projects,...

New bench sits on trail

On a warm, slightly breezy Tuesday morning, down the trail into the Caroline Tuthill Preserve in Edgartown, a new wooden bench got its own...

Chappy cell tower heads to town warrant

The Edgartown board of selectmen made several swift approvals Monday during a meeting faster than a cat racing chain lightning.Robert Strayton went before...

Video of VTA driver fired for racist comment released

The onboard video from a Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) bus shows the driver telling Kevin Brooks, a barber who commutes to the Island from...

Winnetu gets building, MVC gets dessert

It was a short and sweet meeting of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) Thursday that saw the Winnetu Oceanside Resort receive approval for a...

Mass. Estuaries Project tackles nitrogen levels

The Massachusetts Estuaries Project (MEP), a state and local collaborative, completed its report on the Menemsha-Squibnocket pond embayment system and gave a presentation of...

Fortunate enough

The late Anthony Bourdain once wrote, “To be fortunate enough to visit Thailand — to eat in Thailand — is a deep dive into...

Oak Bluffs finishes stale ‘doughnut hole’ swap

Oak Bluffs officials ironed out complicated property issues with the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank on several parcels of land in the Southern Woodlands Reservation.The...

Fire’s out between Oak Bluffs and fire union

After holding an executive session with Fire Chief John Rose and other fire department officials Tuesday night, Oak Bluffs selectmen reached an agreement with...

VTA plans Edgartown charging stations

Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) administrator Angela Grant updated Edgartown selectmen on the VTA’s electric fleet and plans for charging stations on Church Street.“The next...

VTA drivers protest at Five Corners

A group of Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) drivers received honks of support at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven Saturday as they held up signs...

Oak Bluffs gets $1 million in state funding

The town of Oak Bluffs has received $1 million in state funding to improve the welcoming and circulation area on the town’s North Bluff...

Verizon tower looms large

It was a busy Thursday night for the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) as it reviewed plans for the Edgartown Stop & Shop expansion, the...

Bill Clinton: Governor, president, author

Updated August 28The crowds came out in droves to see former President Bill Clinton speak about his new novel, “The President Is Missing,” which...

DeVries and Barmakian run for register of probate

The acting Register of Probate, Daphne DeVries, is facing a Democratic primary challenge from Oak Bluffs selectman Gail Barmakian.DeVries has been coming to...