Not long after sunrise, volunteers gathered in Oak Grove Cemetery in Vineyard Haven to help set up the Avenue of the Flags, commemorating those who served. Community members young and old helped prepare this final leg of the Memorial Day parade.
Less than four months after voters approved a major restoration plan for Squibnocket Beach, the Chilmark selectmen have acquired two properties near the beach, where the plan calls for a new parking lot and a new access road to the homes at Squibnocket Farm.
The Vineyard Conservation Society has named the winners of their annual high school art competition The winning artwork will be honored Sunday at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center, and on display at the film center lobby for two weeks.
The embattled Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission met briefly this week to elect new officers and set a short-term agenda which includes a review of financial affairs at the Island’s only commercial airport.
With Island ponds suffering from the effects of development, the Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group is looking at an old foe in a new light. The shellfish group has been studying the invasive wetland grass phragmites as a possible means for removing nitrogen from coastal ponds.