Tisbury fire department personnel said early Monday afternoon they had mostly contained diesel oil that spilled from a 30-foot sport fishing boat that sank overnight in Lake Tashmoo. Shellfish beds in Tashmoo are closed until further notice.
The poet and novelist whose grace, elegance and remarkable longevity spanned more than a century of life, died at her home overlooking Stonewall Pond on Friday afternoon, surrounded by her family. She published her 11th book three years ago at age 104.
The state agency that oversees airports is casting doubt on the official makeup of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission, following a vote by the Dukes County Commission early this month to replace incumbents with new members.