Heavy Rains Lead to Beach Road Concert Delays

August 27, 2022

Following 1.42 inches of overnight rainfall in Vineyard Haven, the Beach Road Weekend schedule for Saturday, August 27 has been delayed and reduced to allow the field at Veteran's Memorial Park to dry out.

West Tisbury Plans Zoning Bylaw Update

August 26, 2022

West Tisbury’s three principal governing boards agreed Wednesday that the town needs a zoning bylaw update that clearly states the rules for food trucks and retail sales at special events on private property.

Aquinnah Considers Mixed-Use Road Concept

August 25, 2022

The town of Aquinnah will weigh a new road setup south of West Basin Road in the coming months, aiming to create more safety for pedestrians.

Sailor Rescued After Hour Overboard

August 23, 2022

A sailor who fell overboard in the waters east of Chappaquiddick on August 22 was rescued by two members of the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Boat S300.

VTA Loses Drivers, Trims Schedules

August 23, 2022

Fall cutbacks have come early for the Vineyard Transit Authority, which on Monday announced immediate schedule reductions on nine of its 14 routes due to a driver shortage.

West Tisbury Considers Community Center at Howes House

August 21, 2022

Howes House in West Tisbury, home base for the Up-Island Council on Aging, would be a better place for old folks if it also served younger people, West Tisbury resident Susan Silk told the town select board on August 17.

Water Taxis Announced for Beach Road Weekend

August 20, 2022

Water taxis will ferry music-lovers from the Vineyard to Falmouth this weekend, according to an announcement from Beach Road Weekend organizers.

Big Bridge Tragedy Triggers County Commission Efforts

August 19, 2022

Dukes County commissioners will seek to begin a dialogue with the state, Oak Bluffs and Edgartown about safety issues at the big bridge following the tragic deaths of brothers Tavaughn and Tavaris Bulgin last weekend.

Museum Honors Conservation Heroes

August 18, 2022

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum honored four people earlier this summer with its annual museum medal, which was first awarded in 2009.

EV Chargers at Chilmark School Get Cautious Support from Select Board

August 17, 2022

A project to build an electric car charging station in the Chilmark School parking lot got support, and questions, from the select board.

Chilmark Library Trustees Discuss Dershowitz Request

August 17, 2022

The Chilmark library trustees opened the door to hosting lawyer and seasonal resident Alan Dershowitz as part of its author series next summer.

Up-Island Power Outage Caused by Accident with No Injuries

August 16, 2022

A South Road auto accident that knocked out power for more than 2,000 up-Island customers resulted in no injuries.

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