County Set to Receive Hefty Government Windfall
Dukes County is set to receive more than $3.3 million in federal coronavirus relief funding — a hefty windfall nearly the double size of the county’s annual budget.
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County Commissioners Plead for More Vaccine from State

The Dukes County Commissioners voted to send a letter to the state Department of Public Health, Gov. Charlie Baker and state representatives requesting more coronavirus vaccines for Dukes County.

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County Makes CVEC Appointment
The Dukes County commission appointed Tain Leonard Peck as the representative to the Cape and Vineyard Electric Cooperative.
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Airport Commission Chairman Is Reappointed, With Rebuke
Maia Coleman
A divided Dukes County commission reappointed airport commission chairman Robert Rosenbaum to another three-year term Wednesday, first issuing him a stinging rebuke.
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County Reappoints Christine Todd to MVC
Aaron Wilson
Dukes County Commissioner Christine Todd was reappointed to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission by her fellow Dukes County Commissioners at their meeting last week.
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County Conundrum on Question 3
Noah Asimow
A back-of-the-ballot sleeper question that will decide whether to change the Dukes county treasurer from an elected to appointed position has turned into a surprise political fight.
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County Commission Appoints New Member
The Dukes County commission voted this week to appoint Donald Leopold of Chilmark to fill a vacant seat on the board.
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Parking Ticket Revenues Up
Parking ticket revenues were up in March over last year, the county treasurer told the Dukes County Commission last week.
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Extra Funding Helps Shelter Island Homeless
Louisa Hufstader

The problem of homelessness on Martha’s Vineyard is getting extra attention, and resources, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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County Commissioners Question Candidates for Airport Board
Louisa Hufstader

County commissioners met Wednesday to interview the first three of six candidates seeking three seats on the airport commission.

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