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SSA: State bailout may not be needed

A combination of increased vehicle traffic and freight traffic has helped float the Steamship Authority toward improved finances, which general manager Robert Davis said...

Tackling meatloaf sandwiches

Whenever we go to an old-time diner, the first thing I look for on the menu is a meatloaf sandwich. To me, it’s better...

Backyard Taco warned for violating COVID protocols

Backyard Taco in Edgartown could face suspension of its liquor license if it has any more violations of social distancing and mask-wearing protocols, the...

Study aimed at protecting Vineyard Haven coast

A coastal engineering firm recommends the town of Tisbury build coastal dunes along the Vineyard Haven waterfront, raise the level of Beach and Lagoon...

‘We are the original people of this land’

As a longtime historian, a member of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and program director at the Aquinnah Cultural Center, Linda Jeffers...

Police investigate ‘accidental’ shooting at SSA terminal

 Updated Oct. 7 A 33-year-old Vineyard Haven man shot himself Tuesday evening inside a shelter at the Steamship Authority's Woods Hole Terminal in what appears...

Beach Road meeting scheduled for Wednesday

The Tisbury select board will host an online meeting at 4 pm Wednesday to discuss the Beach Road shared-use path (SUP) with Massachusetts Department...

Kelley House changes hands

The Kelley House, a hotel and restaurant in Edgartown, is under new ownership. At a board of selectmen’s meeting Monday, the board unanimously approved the...

A boy and his dog

I get to wake Frankie up each morning, pulling back the cover on her crate. As she climbs up off her bed (yes, Frankie...

‘I thought I’d find something’

There’s a Martha’s Vineyard connection to one of the wildfires that burned thousands of acres on the West Coast. The family of Wallace J....

Tisbury pleads for Beach Road intel

The Tisbury select board wants to meet with the clerk of the works on the Beach Road project so residents and business owners will...

Town settles with Meisner for $400,000

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

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...
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