Summer crowds are gone, but town officials had streams of pedestrians and clogged streets on the mind during their fall walk-through at Menemsha.

More bass. More albies. The fourth week of the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby saw fishing pick up.

The fall sitting of Dukes County superior court begins this week, with two fresh indictments and two criminal cases slated for trial.

A crew from Coast Guard Station Menemsha Sunday came to the rescue of a leatherback sea turtle entangled in a lobster pot south of Cuttyhunk.

The top three finishers in Sunday’s Gay Head 10K road race were all women. Molly Seidel of Watertown was the winner.

Katama Bay oyster farms have been closed for two weeks following three confirmed cases of Vibrio illness tied to oysters from the area.


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The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court.

Is anyone in West Tisbury missing an older black female cat? Fannie was found at 41 West Farm Road.

The Lagoon Pond bridge replacement project received an award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts.