Driveway Change Approved for Affordable Housing Duplex

September 23, 2022

Neighbors of a planned affordable housing duplex in Vineyard Haven prevailed this week when the Tisbury planning board voted to relocate the units’ shared driveway.

Conduit Work on Panhandle Road Set to Begin

September 22, 2022

The installation of a conduit on Panhandle Road in West Tisbury is scheduled to start in October. Full restoration work gets under way in spring of 2023.

Land Bank Revenues

September 21, 2022

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank reported revenues of $392,520.82 for the business week ending on Friday, Sept. 16, 2022.

Chilmark Receives Dune Restoration Grant

September 20, 2022

The town of Chilmark was awarded a $205,937 grant on Monday from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management’s Coastal Resilience Grant Program.

Trustees Seek Feedback on Updated Beach Management Plan

September 20, 2022

Following the widespread backlash and subsequent withdrawal of their earlier beach management plan for Chappaquiddick, the Trustees of Reservations has begun gathering feedback to create an updated plan.

Tisbury Opens Seaplane Hearing

September 19, 2022

The pilot of a privately-owned seaplane came before the Tisbury select board last week to request a harbor use permit to land and take off in Vineyard Haven’s outer harbor.

Edgartown Hires Local Building Inspector

September 13, 2022

The Edgartown select board appointed Stephen Kelly to the position of local building inspector, reporting to building commissioner Reade Milne.

Howes House Seeks Volunteers for Focus Group

September 9, 2022

Volunteers are sought for participation in focus groups about a major renovation of the Howes House in West Tisbury.

Older Adult Transportation Summit Takes Place Sept. 20

September 8, 2022

A summit about transportation services for the Island's older adults will take place on Sept. 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Monkeypox Vaccine Clinics Come to the Island

September 8, 2022

The Martha's Vineyard Hospital has announced that it will host on-Island clinics to administer the JYNNEOS vaccine against monkeypox.

County Commission Has Six Candidates Following Primary Write-Ins

September 8, 2022

The race for county commission is now a little less up for grabs following the Sept. 6 state primary that saw six candidates — three incumbents who were on the ballot as well as three write-ins — winning Democratic nominations to appear on the Nov. 8 ballot.

Edgartown Select Board Approves Chappy Ferry Resilience Project Contract

September 7, 2022

The project will include raising the ferry’s ramp six inches and conducting engineering assessments of the Chappy Point parking lot, the Chappy Ferry landings and the abutting portions of Dock and Daggett streets.