At a special meeting marked by bitter acrimony Thursday, county commissioners recast their controversial votes from last month when they ousted two airport commissioners and appointed three new ones.
More than two years after Massachusetts voters overwhelmingly approved a medical marijuana law, no dispensaries or cultivation farms are open for business, and short of growing their own, there is no legal way for patients to buy marijuana for medical use. Dukes County is one of seven counties sent back to the beginning of the licensing process.
The up-Island regional school district is expected to amend its budget after voters in West Tisbury rejected the town’s first tax override in 10 years last week. Following the vote, town officials and school district committee members alike struggled to determine next steps.
Chilmark voters will weigh in on whether to fund a new Center for Living building for Island seniors at their annual town meeting tonight. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Chilmark Community Center, which also is the subject of funding requests this year.
Tisbury voters go to the polls Tuesday to choose a new selectman and decide whether to override the state tax cap for a number of spending projects.
The closure of the Norton Point breach on Chappaquiddick after eight years will likely benefit oyster farms and shorebirds in one of the Island’s most pristine natural environments, several experts said this week.
Uncertainty over a future parking lot lease between the Steamship Authority and the town of Falmouth has led to a change in billing for Islanders who hold annual parking permits this year.
A Vineyard Haven woman was arraigned April 10 on several counts of breaking and entering a building and larceny from a building.
On a bright, chilly Saturday earlier this month, a large contingent of Islanders turned out to participate in a walk to promote awareness about sexual assault and domestic violence.

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