Edgartown Set for Primary Election

August 2, 2022

Preparations for the Tuesday, Sept. 6 statewide primary elections are set in Edgartown, where the select board approved the warrant for the upcoming state primary election and set the hours for early voting.

Margot Datz Presents OtherWorldly Art Show

August 1, 2022

On Saturday, August 6, Island artist Margot Datz will present her annual art show at the Grange Hall.

Vineyard Students Win Art Contest

August 1, 2022

Six students from the Vineyard are among the winners of the Steamship Authority's Sail into Imagination art contest.

Federated Church Hosts former pastor David Berube

August 1, 2022

On Sunday August 7, David Berube, former pastor of the Federated Church of Martha's Vineyard, will speak about the value of service dogs to military veterans with PTSD.

M/V Gay Head Sets Course for Dry Dock

July 29, 2022

The Steamship Authority freight ferry M/V Gay Head was taken out of service this week after a four-inch crack was discovered above the waterline in the vessel’s aft (rear) hull.

Union Chapel Service

July 28, 2022

Rev. Arthur Jones of St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Plano, Tex., delivers the sermon this Sunday at Union Chapel.

As Tisbury School Project Begins, Town Meetings Move to Oak Bluffs

July 26, 2022

Tisbury's annual and special town meetings are moving to the high school performing arts center in Oak Bluffs for the next two and a half years, while the town school undergoes an extensive renovation and addition.

No Credible Threat Found in Incident Leading to Hospital Lockdown

July 22, 2022

The lockdown, put in place in response to a shooting threat, lasted about an hour.

West Tisbury Greenlights New Food Truck Rules

July 22, 2022

Food trucks have emerged from regulatory limbo in West Tisbury, where select board members this week approved new rules governing how the mobile take-out eateries may operate in the town.

County Aims ARPA Funds at Wastewater Initiatives

July 21, 2022

With significant American Rescue Plan Act funding earmarked for wastewater projects at the Martha's Vineyard Airport and Martha's Vineyard commission, the Dukes County commission has begun to eye a new, broad wastewater initiative for the remainder of its ARPA funding.

Land Bank Revenues

July 21, 2022

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank reported revenues of $290,900 for the business week ending on Friday, July 15, 2022.

Remote Access for Public Meetings Extended

July 18, 2022

A law which codifies remote access to public meetings successfully passed through Beacon Hill, meaning Island governments can continue to meet remotely until at least next March.