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West Tisbury Mill Brook watershed study begins

A yearlong study of the West Tisbury Mill Brook watershed began Wednesday. Mill Brook Watershed Management Planning Committee co-chairman Chuck Hodgkinson said preliminary work...

Freezing weather holds hazards for Island homeowners

Single-digit temperatures and strong winds have wreaked havoc this winter.

Education costs drive increases in the 2016 West Tisbury town budget

The tax rate will likely increase from $5.41 to $5.70 for fiscal year 2015.

Artists breathe new life into former West Tisbury police station

Landscape artists Ken Vincent and David Wallis will rent the building that overlooks scenic Mill pond for a studio.

West Tisbury highway department building needs major fixup

Selectmen also learned last week that $75,000 is not enough money to rebuild the town cemetery fence.

Looking for a unique gift? How about a West Tisbury Library brick?

Inscribe them with names or messages, and help raise money.
The Mill Pond in West Tisbury

West Tisbury receives single bid for Mill Brook watershed study

Although the proposal exceeds the RFP by $15,000, town and company officials expect to make it work through a collaborative effort.

West Tisbury selectmen question volume of Agricultural Hall use

Selectmen asked the town zoning inspector to review the history of activities for possible violations of allowed use.

The evolution of Music on Martha’s Vineyard

Tom Dresser and Jerold Muskin’s book covers the sounds of Vineyard household names and hidden gems.

West Tisbury selectmen hear appeal to protect swans

Animal control officer Joan Jenkinson wants to erect a gate to keep the swans from wandering into the road in search of food handouts.

West Tisbury selectmen adopt town hall security policy

An employee alone on a floor would now be allowed to lock doors and refuse entry during business hours.

West Tisbury residents seek improved access to  Lambert’s Cove Beach

Some 30 West Tisbury residents submitted a petition to the West Tisbury Conservation Commission Tuesday to ask that a high dune at the entrance...

Community Preservation Act forum focused on regional funding

A regional method to apply for funds was one idea discussed.

West Tisbury selectmen add fire-alarm permit fee, consider tent fee

A $50 permit fee for fire-alarm inspections was added to the $700 building permit fee.

The Square-Rigger’s family circle at the Triangle

New England classics on a menu that stays just enough the same.

Edgartown Seafood Market: Fresh fish, dry wit

From father to son, and onward.

They walked around the Island

Last year, Benjamin Clark, then a sophomore at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, thought about walking around Martha’s Vineyard, but he didn’t get...

Jean Dupon will close Le Grenier in October

But he’ll hang on to the memories.

West Tisbury solar array to go on line soon

The West Tisbury solar voltaic panel project at the old town dump is nearing completion and is awaiting NSTAR to plug it in, town...

The Manter Hostel, a welcoming place for travelers

There’s a gem in the woods of West Tisbury. Just don’t tell too many people.