West Tisbury Select Board Opts Out of Noise Bylaw

August 15, 2022

Marc Rosenbaum's appeal for a Sunday and holiday ban on industrial construction and landscaping noise met with empathy, but no action from the town select board last Wednesday.

Steamship Changes Service for Fireworks, Road Race

August 13, 2022

Friday's Oak Bluffs fireworks and Sunday's Falmouth Road Race are affecting the Steamship Authority schedule.

Tisbury Issues Swimming Advisory for Owen Little Beach

August 11, 2022

The town board of health advised Thursday that people wait 24 hours after heavy rain to swim at Owen Little Beach, due to bacterial increases.

Steamship Authority Nets $3.5 M in FHA Funding

August 11, 2022

Last Friday, the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) announced $4.6 million in ferry service improvement funding for the state of Massachusetts.

Edgartown Select Board Approves Derby Dates, New Police Officer

August 9, 2022

Alex Guest moves from traffic officer to full-time police officer and the derby kicks off just after midnight on Sunday, Sept. 11 and runs through Oct. 15.

No Injuries in Fishing Boat Collision Off Aquinnah

August 8, 2022

The collision caused significant damage to the starboard bow of both vessels.

Tisbury Invites Public to Join Master Plan Process

August 8, 2022

The Tisbury master plan steering committee and consultant team are holding open meetings Wednesday, with seasonal residents in mind.

Black Women in Film Discussion

August 4, 2022

Actress Yara Shahidi will moderate a discussion free for young people on Black women in film at the Performing Arts Center on Sunday, August 7.

Community Foundation Director to Retire

August 4, 2022

Emily Bramhall, executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Community Foundation, will step down at the end of the year.

Sharks Arrive Early on South Beach

August 3, 2022

A trio of shark sightings near South Beach has pulled swimmers out of the water over the last few days.

M/V Gay Head Undergoes Hull Repair

August 2, 2022

The freight ferry M/V Gay Head is expected to be back in service Thursday following the replacement of part of its hull, where a crack above the water line was discovered last week.

AG: Oak Bluffs Board Violated Open Meeting Requirements

August 2, 2022

The Oak Bluffs select board was found to be in violation of open meeting laws on five occasions from November 2021 to January 2022, a decision from the state attorney general's office shows.

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