SSA Drops Mask Requirement on Ferries

April 20, 2022

The Steamship Authority announced Wednesday that it would stop requiring require masks on board ferries or shuttle buses. The announcement follows an update from the U.S. Coast Guard.

Waban Park Events Win Approval

April 20, 2022

The Oak Bluffs select board gave approvals for three summer events at a brief meeting Friday, two of them in Waban Park.

West Tisbury Library Seeks Book Sale Venue

April 19, 2022

The Friends of the West Tisbury Library are looking for a home for the 63rd annual book sale this summer.

Chilmark Community Center Hires Executive Director

April 19, 2022

Keira Lapsley will take the helm at the Chilmark Community Center this summer, the town affairs council announced.

Empty Bowls Project Hosts Fundraiser for Ukrainian Refugees

April 19, 2022

On Saturday, April 23, the Empty Bowls Project will host a fundraising supper at the Grange Hall to support hot meals for Ukrainian refugees.

YMCA Hosts Annual Healthy Kids Day

April 19, 2022

On Saturday, April 30, the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard will host its annual Healthy Kids Day.

Coast Guard to Host Safe-Boating Course

April 13, 2022

The Martha’s Vineyard Coast Guard Auxiliary will hold a safe boating class on April 23, which will feature updated material and be tailored to boaters navigating Vineyard waters.

Vaccination Bus Returns on May 1

April 12, 2022

The vaccination bus returns to Martha's Vineyard on Sunday, May 1.

Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of Chappy Cell Tower Case

April 12, 2022

The Massachusetts Appeals Court has upheld a lower court ruling that dismissed a legal challenge to a 115-foot cell tower on Chappaquiddick, effectively extinguishing further legal avenues in the long-running case.

Tiah’s Cove Road Closes Temporarily for Culvert Replacement

April 11, 2022

Tiah’s Cove Road in West Tisbury will be closed to through traffic beginning April 19, the town announced Monday, while the road culvert is replaced.

Hearing Tonight on SSA Bill

April 11, 2022

The Dukes County commission and Nantucket county commission will host a joint hearing on a state bill to amend the Steamship Authority legislation. The hearing begins at 5 p.m. over Zoom.

Beach Clean-Up Takes Place April 23

April 7, 2022

Vineyard Conservation Society celebrates Earth Day on April 23 with its 30th Annual Beach Clean-Up Day.