A new online tracking system, approved by state health regulators on August 11, will help pharmacists and physicians fight the growing problem of prescription drug abuse.
A new law, signed by Gov.
Tisbury selectmen Jeffrey Kristal and Geoghan Coogan approved an amendment to the town's longstanding policy regarding group health care insurance for paid elected officials.
Local public health advocates say large gaps in local health services, including the absence of any medical detox facility on the Island, present significant barriers to addicts trying to stay clean and sober.
A geothermal heat pump system, run by the stored solar energy found in the abundant groundwater below the Mansion House, along with a sophisticated energy control system, now make the hotel one of the greenest hotels in Massachusetts, according to a press statement released this week by Susan Goldstein, the owner with her husband, Sherm, of the Vineyard Haven business.
Tony Bettencourt is officially the new police chief in Edgartown, following a brief swearing in ceremony Monday at the selectmen's meeting.
A 40-foot motor yacht sank off Edgartown Saturday afternoon, after striking a hard object, likely a rock.
Oak Bluffs selectmen held their annual meeting with summer residents Tuesday.