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Steamship Authority selects new Vineyard Haven terminal manager

Richard Clark, Steamship Authority terminal manager in Vineyard Haven, will retire shortly. “Leigh Cormie, who is the terminal agent, is going to be promoted...

Responsibility for Tisbury School dilapidation elusive

Updated at 5:30 pmLead paint remediation recently took place inside the Tisbury School. Town and school officials have expressed little interest in exploring how...

A standing ovation for Marc Hanover 

Outgoing Steamship Authority board chairman Marc Hanover was honored Tuesday morning at a joint meeting of the board and the port council in Falmouth....

Lambert’s Cove Road reopens at Smith Brook

Updated Feb. 18Tisbury formally opened Lambert’s Cove Road at the Smith Book Culvert Tuesday following extensive emergency work. The roadway informally opened Monday night...

Eversource starts to seal off Tisbury electrical corridor

Eversource contractors laid down wooden rails on either side of Lantern Lane in Tisbury on Friday, effectively sealing off the electrical corridor that runs...

Commissioners interview remaining SSA candidate

Dukes County commissioners interviewed the remaining candidate for the Steamship Authority Wednesday afternoon. Jacqueline Noel is the 10th person seeking to occupy the seat...

Nichols’ license to carry restored

The odyssey of crossing guard Stephen Nichols appears to be at an end. On Tuesday morning, Tisbury Police handed Nichols a renewed Massachusetts License...

West Chop lead didn’t stop USCG from housing families 

Despite numerous indicators lead contamination was pervasive at West Chop Lighthouse, the U.S. Coast Guard decided to place families with children there anyway. Among...

Tree snaps, wire burns in O.B.

Oak Bluffs Police and Fire departments responded to a burning tree on Green Avenue at approximately 2 pm Tuesday afternoon. A pitch pine, broken...

Trump administration slow-walks Vineyard Wind

Vineyard Wind announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of the Interior has delayed publication of a document key to the wind energy company’s first...

Tisbury School needs to be gutted, say experts

The sum total of Tappé Architects’ draft existing conditions report for the Tisbury School reveals the Tisbury School needs to be gutted for a...

Defense waits for discovery motion in Magri case

Former Oak Bluffs building inspector Raphael Magri appeared before Judge Benjamin Barnes in Edgartown District Court Monday morning following his arraignment on two felony...

County commissioners interview SSA candidates

Nine people came before the Dukes County commissioners Wednesday afternoon in hopes of being appointed to the board of the Steamship Authority. The Vineyard’s longtime...

Historic New England loses to Federated Church in Appeals Court

The Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (SPNEA), better known as Historic New England, recently lost its bid to control a property...

Tisbury School tree is taken down

A tree growing against the façade of the Tisbury School that three plant experts believed to be a yew, based on photographs, was cut...

Chappy residents demand ferry governing board

Updated Feb. 4, 10:30pChappaquiddick residents filled the Fred B. Morgan meeting room Monday night, with many spilling out into the hallway, for a selectmen’s...

O.B. selectmen hold ‘emergency’ meeting with firefighters

Updated Feb. 5Just 24 hours after announcing the resignation of Fire Chief John Rose, Oak Bluffs selectmen held a surprise meeting Saturday afternoon to...

Tisbury deep-sixes sailboat

Tisbury has condemned an abandoned 28-foot sailboat. The vessel was found dragging its anchor last summer, and taken to a temporary mooring, according to...

Tisbury awarded for ‘outstanding’ town report

The town of Tisbury — specifically executive assistant Alexandra Kral — took home a first-place award from the Massachusetts Municipal Association for its 2018...

Commissioner Brathwaite makes bid for SSA board

Updated Feb. 3Dukes County commissioner Leon Brathwaite has become the eighth candidate seeking the Steamship Authority board seat soon to be vacated by Marc...