Chilmark selectmen continued to wrestle this week with the question of whether to allow swimming and wading in a shallow area of the Menemsha Channel.

The Oak Bluffs selectmen this week honored lifeguard Olivia Paolano, who recently rescued three swimmers off Inkwell Beach.

Commercial fishermen in Menemsha will come off the water next Thursday for the third annual Meet the Fleet event.

Norton Point has reopened to over-sand vehicle traffic after several weeks of closures during peak shorebird rearing season.

Island artist Rez Williams, known for his paintings of the boats of New Bedford, has turned to exploring the woods and shorelines of Monhegan, Me.

Two Vineyard towns signed agreements Tuesday aimed at strengthening local government aided by state funds.


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How time flies; this is the seventh year of Wendy Taucher’s dance opera at Featherstone.

The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court.

Daniel Goleman, bestselling author of Emotional Intelligence, will speak at the Vineyard Haven Library at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 24.