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IHT gets $10,000 for hospital housing venture

Dorothy Savarese, president and CEO of Cape Cod Five, presented the Island Housing Trust (IHT) with a $10,000 check to help fund a housing...

Tisbury adopts 2.5 percent mooring fee hike

Tisbury selectmen approved a modest hike of 2.5 percent in mooring fees Tuesday night after debate with harbormaster John Crocker, Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard owner...

Wakemans killed by alleged impaired driver

Joanne and Seth Wakeman, former homeowners on South Road in Chilmark, were hit and killed by an alleged drunk driver Saturday evening while crossing...

Black sea bass gobbling up lobsters

Updated March 13Black sea bass, a saltwater fish taken commercially and recreationally in Massachusetts, have increased in number throughout southern New England waters and...

Dip in striper stock may herald new limits

An ebb in the striped bass population stands to trigger a modest cut in commercial striper allowances and a possible increase in the size...

Ogilvie and Zern retain Airport Commission seats

The Dukes County Commissioners voted to reappoint Don Ogilvie and Kristin Zern to the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission Wednesday night, with tabletop ballots tallied...

Former Edgartown Police Chief Jim Arena dies at 89

Dominick “Jim” Arena, former chief of the Edgartown Police Department, died on March 3, 2019, at the age of 89. The Edgartown Police Department...

Thin crowd attends SSA presentation

 Updated March 6HMS Consulting president John Sainsbury presented his company’s findings on the Steamship Authority’s performance to a largely empty Performing Arts Center in...

Edgartown selectmen sign on to Housing Bank opposition

Edgartown selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday afternoon to send a letter to state Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, and state Sen. Julian Cyr, D-Truro, where they...

SSA terminal critics appeal to governor

SMART Citizens Task Force, a transportation advocacy group and watchdog that has amassed more than 800 signatures on a petition objecting to the...

Vineyard Wind and R.I. strike bargain

Vineyard Wind recently announced a $16.7 million deal with the Rhode Island Fisheries Advisory Board. The deal was made on behalf of Rhode Island...

SSA announces 2019 ‘Sail into Imagination’ contest

The Steamship Authority has opened a 2019 “Sail into Imagination” contest for student art. The 13 winners selected will be featured in a 2020...

Tax payment made on foreclosed property

West Tisbury selectmen announced Wednesday evening during their regularly scheduled weekly meeting that the trustees for real estate at 1034 State Road, property the...

SSA’s two biggest ferries under the knife in Fairhaven

The MV Island Home and the MV Woods Hole, the Steamship Authority’s largest and newest vessels, are currently at the SSA’s Fairhaven repair facility...

O.B. zoning dispute in judge’s hands

The final arguments in a convoluted border dispute between the town of Oak Bluffs and guesthouse owners John and Susan Zarba were heard by...

Bat tests positive for rabies

Updated Feb. 26A bat found in a Tisbury home was sent to a the state public health laboratory where it tested positive for rabies,...

Falmouth plow incident may have SSA link

Updated at 4 pmA plow driver who allegedly targeted Trump protestors on Falmouth’s Village Green last Monday with slush wash from a snowplow may...

Falmouth plow incident may have SSA link

A plow driver who allegedly targeted Trump protestors on Village Green Monday with slush wash from a snowplow, may be employed by the Steamship...

Headaches after V.H. terminal boiler blowback incident

There are only three reservation agents working on the Vineyard for the Steamship Authority. They work upstairs at the Vineyard Haven terminal. The agents...

Steamship Authority talk on HMS report set for March 5

Steamship Authority general manager Robert Davis announced Tuesday that a presentation on the HMS Consulting report will be held at 6 pm on March...