Older Adult Transportation Summit Takes Place Sept. 20

September 8, 2022

A summit about transportation services for the Island's older adults will take place on Sept. 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Monkeypox Vaccine Clinics Come to the Island

September 8, 2022

The Martha's Vineyard Hospital has announced that it will host on-Island clinics to administer the JYNNEOS vaccine against monkeypox.

County Commission Has Six Candidates Following Primary Write-Ins

September 8, 2022

The race for county commission is now a little less up for grabs following the Sept. 6 state primary that saw six candidates — three incumbents who were on the ballot as well as three write-ins — winning Democratic nominations to appear on the Nov. 8 ballot.

Edgartown Select Board Approves Chappy Ferry Resilience Project Contract

September 7, 2022

The project will include raising the ferry’s ramp six inches and conducting engineering assessments of the Chappy Point parking lot, the Chappy Ferry landings and the abutting portions of Dock and Daggett streets.

Land Bank Revenues

September 7, 2022

The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank reported revenues of $271,276 for the business week ending on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022.

Vineyard House Names New Executive Director

September 6, 2022

Jennifer Vogel, of Edgartown, has been appointed the new executive director of Vineyard House, the Island's sober living community, the organization announced this week.

National Fossil Day Will Be Celebrated in Oak Bluffs

September 6, 2022

Fossil Day 2022 will be celebrated on Saturday, Sept. 10 at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs from 2 to 6 p.m.

Assistant School Superintendent Could Be Retiree

September 6, 2022

The next assistant superintendent of Martha’s Vineyard public schools could be a retired educator or other Island resident, according to the man who held the job for seven years before becoming the school system’s top administrator in July.

Aquinnah Baby Delivered Ahead of Ambulance with Dispatch Assistance

updated September 2, 2022

Aquinnah's newest resident was delivered at 11:48 p.m. on Sept. 1 as his parents Kyle Colter and Sophia Welch were on the phone with emergency dispatch.

West Tisbury Renews Focus on Howes House

September 1, 2022

The West Tisbury select board opened the floor this week to residents with varying ideas for the use of Howes House, now home to the Up-Island Council on Aging, which is slated for an $8 million renovation.

State Releases Funding for Edgartown Jail and Lockup

August 30, 2022

The funding is the first of four planned allocations totaling $6 million from the Massachusetts 5-year Capital Investment Plan for repair and replacement of the 1873 regional jail and lockup facility in Edgartown.

Veterans Administration Will Hold Town Hall

August 30, 2022

The Veterans Administration Providence Healthcare System will provide medical services and lead a town hall meeting at the American Legion Hall on Sept. 13.