Drenching rains and gale-force winds marked the start of the weekend, but forecasters and emergency managers breathed a little easier over the powerful hurricane churning through the southern Atlantic.
Results from the MCAS test administered last spring show a steep drop in performance in science in most Vineyard elementary schools. But test scores tell only part of the story, especially as Island schools had a foot in two testing worlds last year.
At a three-hour-plus marathon meeting Tuesday, the Tisbury selectmen tentatively decided to take the Beach Road design question to a special town meeting before the end of the year. Selectmen are divided.