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Petition asks SSA for a redo on proposed terminal

A petition linked on the Save Our Steamship Authority Facebook page objects to the proposed design and size of the proposed Woods Hole terminal. At...

Tisbury wins grant for IHT project

The town of Tisbury has been awarded a $98,500 grant from the state’s Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), according to an email...

No duct tape allowed on a state road

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has removed white “duct tape fog lines” on Beach Road installed by Vineyard Haven resident Frank Brunelle, saying it...

Woods Hole to SSA: New terminal doesn’t fit

It’s better suited for the mountains. It doesn’t fit in with Cape style. And it blocks the view of the body of water the...

It’s only a test

If you saw the MV Island Home moving slowly in Vineyard Harbor at this hour, it's only a drill. The 2:30 pm crossing between Vineyard...

Barwick’s absence leaves void

Tisbury’s lack of a full-time building inspector for more than a month has slowed some building projects in town, according to people attempting to...

From hardware store to housing?

In what could be a game-changing development in Vineyard Haven, a development team is looking to build up to 80 units of housing, with...

Tisbury, chief candidate reach contract terms

Tisbury selectmen have agreed to a contract with police chief candidate Mark Saloio. After a brief executive session Tuesday night, chairman Tristan Israel announced that...

A dog park within a dog park

It may not replace Tradewinds for dog-walking fans, but Tisbury officials have started the process of creating a fenced-in dog park on town-owned property...

Little House is looking for big buyer

Little House Café, the popular eatery on State Road in Vineyard Haven, is for sale for $1.5 million “Well, you know, it took a long...

Woodin case against hospital settled

Updated 4 pm Joe Woodin, who was fired as CEO of Martha’s Vineyard Hospital in June 2017, has reached a settlement with the hospital. Woodin had...

Dredging begins, roadwork is planned

Dredging of the Tashmoo Channel began in earnest Friday. “I just got a call from Donny Benefit,” Tisbury harbormaster John Crocker said. “He told me,...

SSA issues new ferry diversions

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs on Thursday, Sept. 27, have been diverted to Vineyard Haven. MV KATAMA from Woods Hole 11:05...

Rainy Day and Citrine change hands

Two popular shops on Main Street in Vineyard Haven changed ownership on the same day recently. On Friday, Sept. 14, Rainy Day and Citrine were...

Sheriff’s Meadow installs fence to plant grass

A newly installed rope fence across from 756 Main St. in Vineyard Haven is stirring debate and speculation on social media. “I was shocked and...

Something’s rotten at Hillside apartments

Residents of elderly housing apartments on Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road say that a drainage ditch at their complex has become more of a smelly pond...

Vineyard Haven pours it on

The numbers don’t lie. Year to year, Tisbury businesses paid nearly nearly $15,000 more in local meals taxes from the previous year — a 10...

Farm Neck doesn’t have to pay OT

Updated 1:10 pm A federal judge has ruled that Farm Neck Golf Club is under no obligation to pay its employees the overtime rate of...

Saloio picked as new police chief

Updated 9 am The Tisbury board of selectmen has authorized town administrator Jay Grande to enter contract negotiations with police chief candidate Mark Saloio. In a...

Police called after Land Bank meeting becomes unruly

The issue over dogs and the fence at Trade Wind Fields Preserve, known as Tradewinds, has reached a new low — this time involving police. At...