Seaman Sues SSA After Injury

June 20, 2023

Keith Maxwell filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Steamship Authority on June 9, saying he fractured his right fibula due to the unseaworthiness of the M/V Nantucket.

Creative Living Award Nominations Open

June 20, 2023

The Martha's Vineyard Community Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Creative Living Award.

Students Share Civil Rights Research and Art

June 20, 2023

On Thursday, June 22, Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School students, along with teacher Freedom Cartwright and MV African American Heritage Trail organizer Elaine Weintraub, will share their research and artwork about civil rights activists.

SSA Ferry Back in Service After Mechanical Problem

June 19, 2023

A Steamship Authority ferry on the Nantucket route was sidelined for a few hours Monday after crew members found smoke coming from its bow thruster compartment.

Built on Stilts Seeks Participants

June 16, 2023

Registration is now open for Built on Stilts, the Vineyard's homegrown community dance and performance festival.

Chilmark Not Won Over by New Howes House Plan

June 16, 2023

This week, the West Tisbury board presented a new prospective breakdown for the Howes House renovation, with 60 per cent of the project being paid for by West Tisbury, 30 per cent by Chilmark and 10 per cent by Aquinnah.

Hearing to Ban Mopeds Set for June 20

June 16, 2023

At the Oak Bluffs select board meeting this week, town administrator Deborah Potter reported there will be a state government hearing on Tuesday, June 20, about an act to ban moped rentals in Oak Bluffs.

Chilmark Community Center Hires Summer Director

June 16, 2023

Los Angeles-based science teacher Troy Lawson will take over as executive director of the Chilmark Community Center summer camp program.

Community Foundation Awards Scholarships

June 15, 2023

The Martha's Vineyard Community Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2023 Scholarship Awards.

Survey Queries Beach Accessibility

June 15, 2023

Healthy Aging MV, the Island Disability Coalition and the Dukes County Commission have launched a survey to determine the level of accessibility at local beaches.

Please Adopt Us

June 14, 2023

We are delighted to report that Snort, the tri-color Persian cat, is out on a trial adoption.

Two Dead Whales Found in Two Days

June 13, 2023

A decomposing humpback whale was seen beached but still in the surf on South Beach Monday, and a second humpback was found on East Beach on Chappaquiddick Tuesday morning.