With tick-borne illness on the rise, health agencies are turning their attention to babesiosis, a disease carried by deer ticks.

Property tax bills went out, and while homeowners continue to pay less than those on the mainland, their tax burden will be heavier.

In early February, library lovers will be invited to carry the first of nearly 50,000 books and other items to the new Edgartown library building.

New data show an aging Island with a continuing housing crisis and some of the inequality affecting the rest of the country.

The noted ornithologist who cut a wide swath through the world of birding died in the early morning on Jan. 21 at the Nantucket Cottage Hospital.

With a recent cold snap ending a period of unseasonably mild weather, dozens of scup have washed up dead on the shores of Lagoon Pond.

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Representatives from the VA and the Health Net program will be on the Vineyard Tuesday, Feb. 16 for a town hall meeting.

The Boathouse Foundation has donated $15,000 to the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club.

The Vineyard Conservation Society will be hosting information sessions about a proposed bylaw to ban single-use plastic bags Island-wide.

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