Chief Jason Olsen took command of United States Coast Guard Station Menemsha last Thursday, in a crisp military ceremony before a large group of Coast Guard officers, enlisted men and women, veterans, Menemsha town officials, families, and friends.
The West Tisbury selectmen, and the town police and fire chiefs have formally asked the state highway department to install traffic delineators along the center line at the intersection of State Road and Old County Road, the scene of a recent three-car accident.
Tisbury selectmen voted to approve regulations for fueling at the Lake Street dock at Tashmoo at the conclusion of a public hearing that occurred during their meeting Tuesday night.
The Tisbury Department of Public Works is in the final stages of establishing a certified water testing laboratory at the Tisbury Wastewater Facility.
In a courtroom filled with family, friends, and sadness, Kelly McCarron, 18, of Edgartown pled guilty in Edgartown District Court Friday to vehicular homicide, while driving under the influence of alcohol.
Reports this March that Sengekontacket Pond, a popular shellfishing spot for thousands of summer visitors and residents alike, would be open to shellfishing once again this summer, except immediately after heavy rainfalls, were premature.
Three students at the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School (MVPCS) wrote winning essays in a contest sponsored by Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank (MVSB).