A standout season for the varsity girls’ basketball team came to a tough ending Tuesday night as the Vineyard fell to Abington in the section semifinals. Despite an early lead and stellar play on defense, the Vineyard fell 37-30 to the number one seed in the bracket.
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.
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.