Last Wednesday night, when the temperature dropped to 22 degrees on Martha’s Vineyard, more than a dozen people were homeless. A team of volunteers canvassed the Island as part of the annual point-in-time homeless count.
A federal court case that could decide whether the Wampanoag tribe has the right to open a gaming facility in Aquinnah has inched forward with an interim ruling that allows a group of taxpayers to remain a party.
The Tisbury selectmen are pursuing an effort to bring the town department of public works under their control, saying it will better streamline management. Since 1989 the DPW has operated under a five-member elected board.