Seven young spellers from the five Island elementary schools, the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School, and the home school community will compete Friday, March 18, in the Vineyard's Regional Spelling Bee, sponsored by The Martha's Vineyard Times.
The Island Home ferry could not complete two trips Saturday, because of what ferry service email alerts described as a mechanical issue.
The Island Counties Assessors Association announced that all Island towns will recertify property values for fiscal 2012, which begins on July 1, 2011.
The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys varsity basketball team defeated Norwell in front of a raucous hometeam crowd Wednesday night.
The Martha's Vineyard seventh grade girls travel basketball team repeated its 2010 championship performance and won the Sandwich March Madness tournament last weekend in Sandwich.
West Tisbury selectmen may ask voters at the April 12 annual town meeting to allow nonprofit groups to sell alcohol at fundraising events.
Jason Richard Willoughby, Vineyard Haven; DOB 8/19/85, distribution of Class E drug (xanax): guilty — 90 days in the house of correction suspended, two years probation, must pay $50 VW and $65 PSF; possession to distribute Class E drug (xanax): dismissed at the request of the commonwealth; conspiracy to violate drug law: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth.
West Tisbury selectmen considered a request from school superintendent James Weiss that selectmen appoint a representative to work with the Up-Island Regional School Committee, to oversee the repair work required at the West Tisbury School.
Cape Wind opponents, citing NSTAR's contracts with lower cost wind projects, have filed a motion with state regulators requesting that they reopen the agreement between the offshore wind farm and National Grid, the State House News reported.
Having resolved the current fiscal year budget crisis with a series of cuts, Oak Bluffs selectmen Tuesday turned their attention to the next fiscal year and a proposed operating budget that would sharply reduce many town services.
Irrespective of how it occurs, a night that starts with responsible drinking and ends with a decision to drive while intoxicated can result in an arrest.
The police call early Saturday morning was not a case of rounding up the usual suspects for Edgartown Police officers Stephanie Immelt, left, and Officer William Bishop.