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Stranded dolphin rescued on Philbin Beach

A stranded common dolphin was returned to the water Monday by the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) natural resources director Bret Stearns.A man...

Major step taken on Tisbury School project

Meet the new owner’s project manager, same as the old owner’s project manager.At a joint meeting Tuesday between the Tisbury selectmen, school committee, and...

Woods Hole, Vineyard at odds over 5:30 freight

There were two distinct sides — one urging an end to early-morning freight runs out of Woods Hole as a noisy nuisance, and the other...

Is the mill secure?

The mill at the Mill House in Vineyard Haven remains up on jacks, a potentially precarious position as the Island braces for the potential...

Dorian spares Martha’s Vineyard

UPDATED to include more cancellations below.Vineyarders woke up Saturday morning to a lot of wet and gusty winds, but not much more. There were...

Music fest turns into love fest

Beach Road Weekend, the encore, was officially approved Tuesday night.After hearing a review from town department heads and input from more than a dozen...

MVRHS community deals with death of student

Updated Sept. 3The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School community is mourning the loss of a gifted photography student just as the school year begins.In...

Tribe and town reach deal to secure casino site

Updated Aug. 30The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and the town have reached an agreement on securing the casino site until the tribe’s...

Opening their eyes to science

Ten high school–age girls from across Massachusetts got some hands-on experience, some of them paddling kayaks for the first time, during a visit to...

Aquaculture regs put on hold

Aside from the contentious meeting about Tisbury School and setting a date for a special town meeting of Sept. 24, the board of selectmen...

Tisbury School parents unleash frustration

Given their first opportunity to meet face-to-face with town leaders, Tisbury School parents — raw with the emotion of their children being potentially exposed...

Tisbury School plans change again

In a letter sent to parents and staff Monday, Martha’s Vineyard Superintendent Matt D’Andrea says the school district is moving away from using Camp...

Is Tisbury thinking of buying Santander building?

The Tisbury board of selectmen has scheduled a meeting for 4:30 pm Tuesday at the Emergency Services Facility in executive session to discuss the...

Taking flight

It’s coming too quickly now. Summer’s already accelerated pace, bookended by fireworks for the Fourth in Edgartown and the mid-August display in Oak Bluffs,...

Fired Tisbury sergeant alleges ‘retaliation’

Updated 2:40 pmA fired Tisbury police sergeant says he was first demoted from lieutenant and then fired without cause because of his support for...

‘He’s still with us through those books’

Tony Horwitz was remembered as a loving husband to Geraldine Brooks and dedicated father to Nathaniel and Bizu Friday at a memorial service inside...

Town puts lens cap on harbor cameras

Two cameras on Tisbury’s town website have been disabled because people were using them for purposes other than their intended uses, Harbormaster John Crocker...

Marijuana applicant faced sanctions off-Island

Updated 3:15 pmOne of the men who wants to open a marijuana facility at 65 Mechanic’s St. in Vineyard Haven owns an off-Island bar...

Obamas, policing, and gun violence

Tracey Meares looks relaxed. She has a cup of coffee in one hand, and she’s contemplating another day looking out over Farm Pond from...

The pot thickens in Vineyard Haven

Updated 3 pmMain Street Medicinals is looking to open a medical and adult-use marijuana shop in Vineyard Haven, cultivate weed at that site, and...