Meeting over a period of months beginning last summer, the Oak Bluffs selectmen were deeply torn over whether to fire John Rose for inappropriate behavior and lying about it, executive session minutes show.
3:34 pm, January 15, 2020
On Monday, Allan Keith identified a golden eagle, a rare visitor to the Island. How rare? “Probably about 10 sightings in the last 200 years,” Mr. Keith said.
11:19 am, January 15, 2020
The Steamship Authority freight ferry Gay Head had a minor scrape with a construction barge at the Woods Hole terminal over the weekend. Windy conditions were a factor in the incident.
11:54 am, January 14, 2020
The red planet Mars, missing for much of the last months of 2019, is now easily visible, far enough away from the brilliant sun.
10:41 am, January 14, 2020
Paved roads on Cuttyhunk will be getting long-awaited repairs this year after the state announced an $800,000 grant to the Elizabeth Islands town of Gosnold.
7:01 am, January 14, 2020
Less than a month into the calving season, four baby North Atlantic right whales have already been spotted off the coast of Florida and Georgia, offering a glimmer of hope for the species.
8:20 pm, January 13, 2020
Politicians of the Reagan era scuttled a time-honored tradition. They gutted the media doctrines of fairness, equal time and anti-monopoly practices.
12:42 pm, January 13, 2020
The first baby of the new year arrived Saturday. Rocco Robert Fiorito was born at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Jan. 11 at 10:26 a.m. He is the son of Kate Hennigan and John Fiorito of Edgartown.
10:56 am, January 13, 2020
Amid an action-packed Saturday of Vineyard high school sports, Rammon Dos Santos’ double-double led the boys basketball team to a 60-45 home victory over Cape Cod Academy.
10:00 am, January 13, 2020

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