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Pain in the asphalt shingles is almost over

A roofing contractor looking to replace the roof of Santander Bank in Vineyard Haven with a more historically accurate clay tile roof was issued...

Metell is ‘management director’ for three town departments

Kirk Metell is the new acting management director of the town’s public works, facilities, and wastewater departments, putting all three under one umbrella, through...

Union confronts VTA advisory board chair

Three VTA drivers confronted the chair of the Vineyard Transit Authority advisory board at Oak Bluffs Town Hall Tuesday, videotaping the encounter as they...

Festival may include beer and wine

You may be able to raise a glass of beer or wine to toast an encore by John Fogerty or Phil Lesh at Beach...

Island Housing Trust tackles crisis with ‘innovation’

Updated July 9If only the housing situation on Martha’s Vineyard were as perfect as the weather Sunday morning, Island Housing Trust (IHT) and its...

Martha’s Vineyard Bank branch in O.B. reopens

Martha’s Vineyard Bank has reopened its branch on Uncas Avenue in Oak Bluffs after renovation geared toward improving customer experience, James Anthony, the bank’s...

$4.7 million approved for Beach Road — and more

Every Island town is in line to receive funding through a “An Act Financing Improvements to Municipal Roads and Bridges,” which was approved June...

Museum sparkles during opening gala

The evening started with champagne, ended with fireworks over Vineyard Haven Harbor, and had a keynote address by legendary author David McCullough sandwiched in...

Tisbury School flunks air quality assessment

An air quality evaluation of Tisbury School by the state Department of Public Health (DPH) shows the aging building lacks proper ventilation that could...

Barwick may be out as building inspector

The Tisbury board of selectmen made more than two dozen appointments to jobs and committees Tuesday night, but it was who was missing from...

Falmouth select board: SSA does what it wants

For the second week in a row, the Steamship Authority got a chilly reception in the town where its headquarters are located.At a meeting...

Get Island-specific warnings through CodeRED

Islanders, businesses, and visitors can expect a recorded call from Martha’s Vineyard emergency managers Tuesday morning about the CodeRED system.Island emergency managers have licensed...

Coast Guard vessel hit by laser from ferry

A young passenger aboard the Island Home ferry during the 7:15 pm crossing from Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole shone a laser into the...

Woman accused of embezzling $3 million

A woman who allegedly embezzled $3 million from her Waltham-based employer used some of that money to buy a home in Vineyard Haven, according...

Judge rules against tribe in casino case

A federal judge has ruled that the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) must adhere to local permits for the construction of its Aquinnah...

SSA, Woods Hole residents clash over terminal

The Steamship Authority board promised it was there to listen, but Woods Hole residents who filled more than 100 seats of the Falmouth High...

Back in the paddle again

We had a terrible kayaking experience during an excursion from a cruise ship in the Caribbean. My son and I did fine, but my...

Momentum builds for state seal change

There is a renewed effort to change the state seal, particularly the arm and sword above a Native American that is seen by some...

SSA diverts some ferries

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven.M/V NANTUCKET from Woods Hole 12:00PMM/V NANTUCKET to Woods Hole...

Audience ‘wowed’ by Martha’s Vineyard Hospital CEO

A wide-ranging forum held by Martha’s Vineyard Hospital CEO Denise Schepici covered the increasing number of primary-care positions, the slow death of Windemere nursing...