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Tisbury, Oak Bluffs move forward on police consolidation study

At a joint meeting Tuesday, Oak Bluffs and Tisbury selectmen agreed to get information and help from the state Department of Revenue on how the two towns might join police departments.

Three wins and counting for M.V. football

The Vineyard varsity football team won its third game of the season in as many starts, and its first EAC conference win, Saturday at Taunton, besting Coyle & Cassidy, 41-32.

Over the hill soccer: Hog hospitality

The Vineyard FC Masters over-40 soccer team suffered its first loss of the season to the Foxboro Warthogs, Sunday, at Foxboro, 3-1.

Oak Bluffs sets scallop season dates

Oak Bluffs recreational permit holders can start harvesting bay scallops from the Oak Bluffs side of Sengekontacket Pond on October 1.

Sailing’s Superbowl

Sailing Sonars, 23-foot one-design keelboats, Paul Wilson of Vineyard Haven, representing the Vineyard Haven Yacht Club (VHYC), won the U.

The Island Fall Tennis Classic winners named

The Island Fall Tennis Classic to benefit MV Community Tennis was held at the Edgartown Yacht Club courts, Friday to Sunday, September 24-26.

correction

Intro Test A Adult: 1st Mary Ann Brock 64.

Oak Bluffs Association map leads to threat of legal action

The Oak Bluffs Association (OBA) recently received a strongly worded warning from an attorney who threatened legal action if the group continues to produce and distribute a Martha's Vineyard tourist map similar to one published by Resort Maps franchisee Jill Keating.

State Police seek charges against alcohol supplier in fatal auto accident

State Police Monday asked an Edgartown District Court magistrate to find cause to charge the man who they believe supplied alcohol to a group of underage girls last summer, prior to a fatal automobile accident.

Edgartown Police investigate early morning burglary, arson

A diligent Edgartown Police officer, responding to an automatic alarm early Monday morning from a seasonal harbor-front house, averted a potentially catastrophic explosion when he extinguished a fire deliberately set by a burglar, who also cut the main propane gas line to a room heater.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

William Monast, West Tisbury; DOB 4/9/47, OUI-liquor or .

Far from the limelight, Island provides fishing respite for vets

We hear a lot about what are often called heroes.

Chilmark voters approve dock repairs, balk on farm house spending

Chilmark voters at a special town meeting Monday unanimously approved three articles authorizing the town to spend just over $1.

65th Derby results

Boat bluefish: Sandy E.

All-Island selectmen disagree on future storm response

At a meeting of the all-Island selectmen last Thursday, hard feelings between Edgartown and Oak Bluffs were still apparent more than three weeks after the remnants of Hurricane Earl passed southeast of Nantucket.

Tisbury considers new sewer policy to go with the flow

The possibility of ending Tisbury's restriction on additional sewer flow allotments has flushed out debate among business owners, town planners, and board members regarding decisions on present and future wastewater treatment needs.

Skepticism remains about state’s revised wind plans

A shift in the Patrick administration's wind energy development focus from state waters to federal waters came as welcome news last week to Islanders concerned about possible nearshore wind energy projects near Martha's Vineyard.

Oak Bluffs strikes deal with Edgartown to dredge Sengekontacket Pond

Oak Bluffs and the Edgartown dredge committee have agreed in principle on a price for the use of Edgartown's town-owned dredge.

Island groups seek share of hospital pot of gold

Island social service and health care nonprofit organizations and government departments are lining up to claim a share of more than $1.

Pet health insurance is useful, but comes with a price

Caring for a pet can be an expensive proposition, particularly on Martha's Vineyard where costs for any type of medical care run above the national average.