On opening day of the 156th annual Agricultural Fair, a small crowd began to gather before the ticketers had arrived. All the thrills and spills take place at 35 Panhandle Road in West Tisbury.
5:29 pm, August 17, 2017
Robert Woodruff and state forest superintendent Chris Bruno will lead a tour of the state forest on Wednesday. The tour begins at 9 a.m. at forest headquarters.
5:29 pm, August 17, 2017
On Monday a total solar eclipse will cover a wide strip of the country in darkness. While the Vineyard is a long way from the path of totality, Islanders can witness a partial eclipse.
5:28 pm, August 17, 2017
Island biologist Richard Johnson has been documenting an apparent spread of lone star ticks inland from Aquinnah and Chappaquiddick this summer.
5:25 pm, August 17, 2017
The Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority is moving forward with plans to go electric, with an order placed for four battery all-electric buses.
4:55 pm, August 17, 2017
A volunteer beautification project at the Vineyard Haven post office can remain, but no more donations will be accepted, U.S. postal officials said this week.
4:47 pm, August 17, 2017
Martha’s Vineyard can look with pride on its Civil War statue, built to express an aspiration as urgent today as it was in 1891: to heal a nation’s deep divisions.
4:42 pm, August 17, 2017
The Camp Ground lit up for the 148th Grand Illumination Wednesday. Before the lanterns were turned on, crowds packed the Tabernacle for a concert by the Vineyard Haven Band and a community sing.
4:32 pm, August 17, 2017
The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court.
4:09 pm, August 17, 2017

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