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State Grant Boosts Repair Project for East Chop Bluff
Oak Bluffs got an early Christmas present this week from the state, which has awarded $225,000 to fund design work to protect the eroding bluff. The...
3:14 pm, December 17, 2014
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MVC Hears Unorthodox Plan to Reverse Erosion at Wasque
Can severe erosion be slowed at the easternmost tip of Chappaquiddick? Mal Jones of West Tisbury has a concept he believes will work, by sinking a...
3:10 pm, December 16, 2014
On Target for New Life at Little Neck
Underlying the peaceful scene at Cape Pogue Bay are an unknown number of unexploded practice bombs, dating to wartime years when the area was used...
7:14 pm, December 11, 2014
Commission Marks 40 Years of Fighting for the Island
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission, heralded as a unique and powerful regional planning organization, often the source of controversy, celebrated a...
6:51 pm, December 11, 2014
West Tisbury Learns $75,000 Not Enough to Replace Cemetery Fence
Two bids came in over the amount appropriated by voters last spring. The town selectmen said this week they will now take steps to replace only part...
12:31 pm, December 11, 2014
Tisbury Tax Rate Creates Discussion
Tisbury’s annual tax rate classification hearing ended without resolution and will be continued next week after delays at the state level left...
4:15 pm, December 10, 2014
Fire Lieutenant Moves Up in Volunteer Ranks
The town of Edgartown has named Andrew Kelly to the position of assistant fire chief. Mr. Kelly will replace former assistant chief Scott Ellis, who...
12:32 pm, December 10, 2014
Edgartown Scallopers See Stricter Cold-Weather Rules
Dragging for bay scallops is now prohibited in Edgartown when the air temperature falls below 30 degrees fahrenheit. The change from 28 to 30 degrees...
5:50 am, December 10, 2014
Writing the Book on Protecting Rural Roads
A committee is preparing for a new phase in the mission to protect and in some cases restore the rural character of Island roads. Planners from...
3:42 pm, December 9, 2014
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