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Preservation Trust buys Edgartown Carnegie Library building

Edgartown selectmen on Monday unanimously voted to sell the town’s Carnegie Library building on North Water Street to the nonprofit Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust...

Edgartown police recover stolen Rolex and GoPro camera

Aided by a guilty conscience, Edgartown Police recovered a Rolex watch and a GoPro camera stolen from a vacationing family in Katama last weekend....

Edgartown library taps Aquinnah for its new director, Lisa Sherman

The Edgartown library board of directors has named Lisa Sherman of Edgartown to be the new library director. For Ms. Sherman, it will mean...

Fishing boat narrowly misses anchored Shenandoah, smashes yawl

Updated 11 am, Wednesday, July 29A fishing boat headed to Memorial dock in Vineyard Haven harbor about 9:30 pm, Thursday night crashed into a yawl boat...

Edgartown board proposes to expand historic district

The Edgartown Historic District Commission (HDC) has taken initial steps to expand the town’s historic district. As it now stands, the district begins at...

Scammers target HomeAway renters and landlords

Martha’s Vineyard businesswoman and property owner Barbara Ronchetti was surprised when she received a phone call from a woman in Connecticut named Natasha, who...

Kelly McCracken appointed to Edgartown school committee

In a joint meeting, the Edgartown selectmen and Edgartown School committee met Monday and appointed Kelly McCracken to the school committee seat vacated by...

Uber lures Island drivers with promises of freedom and cash

Updated 9:30 am, July 22The arrival of Uber on Martha’s Vineyard over Memorial Day weekend ignited a barrage of criticism from taxi company owners,...

TTOR limits cars on Norton Point Beach due to safety concerns

Chris Kennedy, The Trustees of Reservations Martha’s Vineyard superintendent, said the amount of over-sand vehicles allowed at Norton Point Beach over the Fourth of...

Edgartown selectmen sign off on Sail MV event with strong words

Sail Martha’s Vineyard (Sail MV) Director Brock Callen Sr. walked into an official gale Monday when he appeared before Edgartown selectmen on behalf of...

Edgartown celebrated Fourth of July in style

Sunshine broke thorough the clouds after a cloudy day, just in time for the kickoff of the annual Fourth of July parade in Edgartown Saturday....

Edgartown seeks to rein in an elusive Uber

For the most part, when Edgartown officials want to address taxi issues, it is a local matter. Companies are locally owned, and most business...

Dukes County Commission, advisory board approve $1.6 million budget

The Dukes County commissioners and the county advisory board (CAB) met jointly Wednesday and approved a proposed $1.6 million county budget without any changes...

John Rizzo chosen to be new Oak Bluffs School principal

Superintendent-elect Matthew D’Andrea has selected John Rizzo to be the new principal of the Oak Bluffs School. “Dr. Rizzo's child-first philosophy made him the favorite...

Edgartown selectmen take steps to regulate Uber

Edgartown selectmen unanimously approved amended taxicab regulations Monday night that broadened the definition of taxicabs and taxicab companies to include transportation network companies and...

MVRHS class of 2015 steps off into the future

Amid bright sunshine and a cool breeze Sunday afternoon, 160 members of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School class of 2015 clad in white...

Dukes County commissioners agree on $1.6 million county budget

The Dukes County commissioners met last Thursday and approved a fiscal year (FY) 2016 budget that includes the first payment toward the purchase of...

Edgartown planning board disarms shooting-range debate

The Edgartown planning board decided to take no action on regulating private shooting ranges following a public hearing Tuesday night. Letters were read and...

Dukes County budget a work in progress

The new fiscal year begins in less than three weeks on July 1, but Dukes County officials do not expect to pass a budget...

Edgartown punts Chappy wireless tower to new committee

At a packed meeting on Monday, Edgartown selectmen decided to establish a new committee tasked with exploring alternative solutions to building a wireless tower...