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Town settles with Meisner for $400,000

The town has settled a federal lawsuit with a fired police lieutenant agreeing to pay Eerik Meisner $400,000 — about four times the $114,000...

Stop & Shop workers get pandemic pay

They’ve been on the frontlines, continuing to serve customers through stay-at-home orders and feared surges in COVID-19 cases. On Friday, union workers at Stop...

Defendant accused of Voshell shooting death gets bail

The Taunton man accused in the shooting death of Eric Voshell at a Fall River biker bar has been granted bail by the judge...

‘We have every reason to be hopeful’

The morning I chatted with Linda Early Chastang, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s pick of Kamala Harris as the first Black woman on a...

Tisbury School panel approves designs

The Tisbury School Building Committee voted 8-0 to move forward with Option 3, a decision that will allow Tappé Associates to get a more...

Architect releases renderings of Tisbury School project

The Tisbury School architect Tappé Associates posted renderings of what Option 3 — the preferred option of the Tisbury School Building Committee — would look like...

School building committee to resume meetings

The Tisbury School Building Committee will meet for the first time in about a month Monday at 7 pm, to continue discussions of the...

Taking aim at Tashmoo geese

The Tisbury select board has authorized town administrator Jay Grande to work out a plan to allow goose hunting on town-owned land at Lake...

Aquinnah bingo hall has federal hearing

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and the town of Aquinnah squared off in a remote hearing before the First Circuit Court of...

Two new cases at TestMV site

There were two new cases of COVID-19 reported at the TestMV site Friday bringing the week’s total to four new cases at that site,...

Roberts is interim director at Boys and Girls Club

Chris Roberts is taking over as the interim executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club, the board of directors announced in...

Baker: Outdoor dining extended for restaurants

Using a Medford restaurant as his backdrop on Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker said he planned to sign an executive order later in the day...

Island Census percentage skewed by seasonal households

There’s still time to be counted in the U.S. Census, but only through the end of the month. After what looked like dismal showing earlier...

Katama hangar is about to come down

A dilapidated World War II hangar at Katama Airfield will be demolished in the next two weeks to make way for an updated hangar,...

Two new cases at TestMV

There were two new cases of COVID-19 reported by the TestMV site Tuesday, bringing the Island’s total number of confirmed positive cases to 69...

Two members resign from advisory committee

Jane Chittick and Sara Piazza have resigned from an Edgartown advisory committee looking at plans by the Vineyard Transit Authority to locate a $1.4...

MVRHS staff member tests negative

Updated Sept. 9 Teachers at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School were asked to work from home Friday after a staff member let school officials know...

Protesters block traffic at Five Corners

A Black Lives Matter rally at Five Corners blocked traffic at Five Corners for between 10 and 15 minutes Sunday morning, Tisbury Police Sgt....

Some Island teachers oppose return to in-person teaching

Updated 5 pm A decision on how to reopen schools in September is looming and expected to be debated tonight at 5 pm. In a...

Fired-up board says no to Vineyard Grocer

Vineyard Grocer will have to stop serving prepared foods, at least temporarily. On Tuesday night, in a meeting that lasted more than three hours, the...