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Unfunded state mandates place an extra burden on school administrators.
The decision to hold four grievance hearings in executive session stalled the start of the public session by 75 minutes and irritated would-be attendees.
With only two candidates on the ballot, three seats will be filled by write-in votes.
As part of a farewell tour before retirement, the Superior Court Chief Justice hosted an educational forum on a visit to the Dukes County Courthouse.
The Division of Marine Fisheries wanted to add solar lights to the entire Oak Bluffs fishing pier for safety.
The Island Housing Trust agreed to add two temporary parking spaces at the six-unit building.
The zoning board of appeals is expected to vote Friday on the affordable housing project.
Army helicopter pilot Wender Ramos returned from Afghanistan in the service of his adopted country to the warm embrace of his community Saturday night....
Participants had a lot to say about what they like and don't like about their town in the first of three workshops.
A special permit opens the way for the Kenworths to complete their latest restaurant purchase.
Three of the Island’s seven schools met their state outlined performance goals according to results released Friday.
A public discussion about plans to improve pedestrian and bike safety and access revealed no consensus.
Volunteers will be solicited for a search committee in the next few weeks, with a goal to start the process next month.
The new arrangement puts all school bus business under one roof and spreads the costs more fairly school officials said.
The well-known walk-in clinic has a new name and new owners.
Superintendent James Weiss provided a pep talk and some advice for Island educators prior to their return to their schools and classrooms today.
The new full-time school resource officer, Sergeant Michael Marchand, brings 20 years of policing experience and familiarity with students and staff to the job.
Mr. Hobbs believes in problem-based learning and in helping students apply what they learn in the classroom to the workplace.
Oak Bluffs Police Sergeant Michael Marchand has been appointed the School Resource Officer (SRO) for Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS), Superintendent of schools...
A monitor that tracks electrical usage and transmits it to smart devices will be offered for a free trial to 600 residential and commercial customers.