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Two vie for Tisbury’s board of health seat

On Tuesday, April 27, Tisbury voters will be asked to choose between incumbent Kenneth Garde and challenger Michael Loberg for a seat on the board of health (BOH).

Chilmark selectman bows out

Chilmark selectmen Frank Fenner and Warren Doty said a fond farewell Tuesday to their colleague J.

To prevent decline

When I first moved to the Vineyard in the seventies, Vineyard Haven was the year-round town that you saw your friends at when you shopped.

Firefighters respond to Tisbury brush fire

The emergency airwaves crackled Wednesday, shortly after 1 pm, as Tisbury firefighters tried to reach a brush fire that broke out in a wooded area between Holmes Hole Road and Canterbury Lane, near the Old Sailor's Burying Ground.

Oak Bluffs voters, on the second night, cut little; more to do May 4

On the second night of its annual town meeting on April, 14, Oak Bluffs voters cut less than $60,000 out of a proposed $24.

Right whales spotted off Vineyard

The state Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) urges mariners to use caution in the coastal waters around Martha's Vineyard where two pairs of mother and calf right whales are feeding.

Head to head race in Chilmark

On Wednesday, April 28, Chilmark voters go to the polls to elect town officers.

Chappy considers wetlands, crossings, in bike path design

Northeastern University engineering students presented a new version of their design for a bike path on Chappaquiddick, estimating that it would cost $1.

Chilmark annual takes up budget

Chilmark voters will gather Monday in their annual town meeting to consider a $6.

Veteran Tisbury selectman faces two challengers

Tisbury voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide a three-way race for a seat on the board of selectmen, in which longtime incumbent selectman Tristan Israel faces challenges from Angela Cywinski and Bruce Lewellyn.

Edgartown voters reject South Beach concession stands

Edgartown voters continued their spending ways last week and decided one electoral contest.

Red Cross blood drive is Tuesday

School vacations and mild spring weather have contributed to a drop in blood donations.

West Tisbury concludes no-drama election

A total of 229 voters, or 11 percent of West Tisbury's 2,270 voters, went to the polls last Thursday, April 15 in an election with no drama.


"A lot of people don't understand who we are and what we do, and unfortunately, we often meet them on the worst day of their life.

Greening up

At the seventh Electronics Disposal Day, held at M.

Chilmark gathering ends with arrest

A memorial service at the Chilmark Community Center that combined a potluck dinner with musical performances ended with the arrest of a well known Chilmark fisherman who, police said, groped a 15-year-old girl and punched a teenage boy, at the event.

Kids’ choice: Destination parties

Creativity can be part of the fun when it comes to throwing a children's birthday bash.

Oak Bluffs rejects rooms tax, votes meals tax, resumes in May

Oak Bluffs voters rejected a two percent increase in the rooms tax for lodging establishments, approved a .

Eco-chic weddings: How to get a little greener

Choosing flowers is perhaps one of the simplest ways to make a wedding more environmentally friendly, especially with a large selection of nurseries and farmers on the Island.