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New leases Hertz so good

Updated 3:30 pmThe Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission unanimously approved new three-year leases for two rental car companies that will generate at least $155,500 per...

Fernandes goes to bat for local control of pesticides

State Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, who represents the Island in the House of Representatives, testified on a bill he filed to regulate pesticides and...

Soccer players suspended for ‘attack’ against ref

Two Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys soccer players have been suspended from playing sports after an altercation with an official during the team’s...

Nutrisystem is for losers

After a summer of eating and drinking anything I wanted — fried scallops, onion rings, lobster rolls, beer, wine, and rum punches; really good...

Oak Bluffs tattoo shop closed temporarily

An Oak Bluffs tattoo parlor has been shut down since Sept. 19 by order of the board of health because an unlicensed artist was...

Tisbury, union come to contract terms

The town of Tisbury has reached a three-year contract agreement with a 53-member union that will give workers an average of a 3 percent...

Housing, wind, and oysters on the menu

The Tisbury board of selectmen heard presentations on two key projects — one involving housing, another focused on a new industry — changed the date of...

Tisbury, Oak Bluffs postpone Halloween events

Updated Oct. 30With a storm in the forecast that’s expected to have powerful winds for Thursday night, the Tisbury board of selectmen postponed a...

Mission statement session takes on other SSA issues

UpdatedThe Steamship Authority came to Martha’s Vineyard to get feedback on a draft mission statement, but wound up getting an earful on its advertising,...

Tisbury denies allegations made in Meisner suit

The Town of Tisbury and Police Chief Mark Saloio have denied the allegations made by former police Sgt. Eerik Meisner in his federal lawsuit.Meisner,...

Former M.V. tennis instructor faces more charges in admissions scandal

A former Island tennis instructor is facing even more charges in the national college entrance scandal, which has put celebrity Felicity Huffman behind bars,...

Vineyard Haven woman guilty of embezzlement

A Vineyard Haven woman pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $3 million from a Waltham-based technology company, according to a press release issued by...

Tisbury School remains united

Students at the Tisbury School have a message for the rest of the Island. Despite being separated because of lead and asbestos problems with...

Second Tisbury pot shop holds forum

A second shop looking to sell recreational marijuana in Vineyard Haven is continuing its pursuit.Main Street Medicinals, which went before the Tisbury board of...

Tisbury considers ‘designated port area’ for harbor

A proposal to create an offshore wind hub on the Vineyard Haven waterfront on land owned by R.M. Packer could be the driving force...

Stalled nor’easter stalls Vineyard traffic

In the end it was a lot of wind, not as much rain as predicted, and two-plus days of canceled ferry crossings by the...

Tisbury voters approve emergency school funds

In two nearly unanimous votes at a special town meeting Tuesday night, Tisbury voters approved spending nearly $2 million in emergency funds to deal...

SSA: 5:30 am freight ferries should stay

The Steamship Authority will recommend that 5:30 am ferries be kept as part of the 2020 schedule at meetings before the port council and...

Voters in Tisbury to consider school funds

A special town meeting is scheduled Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7 pm in the Tisbury School gymnasium to consider two questions involving the school...

Carving out her niche

TaMara Conde knows where the bodies are buried — and helps to restore the monuments and headstones that mark them.You’ve probably seen her white...