Boat line governors voted Tuesday to limit the size of trucks on the 5:30 a.m. freight run to the Vineyard to less than 40 feet in the summer months.

Edgartown’s new $600,000 dredge has arrived and is ready for action, dredge committee members told the town selectmen.

A Blackstone man charged with rape and indecent assault and battery was placed on three years of probation Monday.

A mix of Islanders gathered Sunday to protest the plan to apply herbicides under power lines on Martha’s Vineyard this week.

Trish Lyman of Edgartown won a new car and John Stasiuk of Northford, Connn., took home a new boat at the derby awards ceremony held Sunday.

The Vineyard Transit Authority has received a $1.2 million federal grant to move forward with a project to add electric buses to its fleet.


News Briefs

An angel arrived at the shelter last week to provide a forever home for the elderly feline Faith. Congratulations and here’s to lots of snuggle time...

Red Stocking applications are now available at locations around the Island.

Last week was a big adoption week. Mr. Whiskers and Ragnar were adopted together, which made them both quite happy.