Lambert’s Cove Road Reopens After Closure from Washout
Louisa Hufstader
Lambert’s Cove Road in Vineyard Haven reopened Wednesday morning after a daylong closure Tuesday from a washout in heavy rains. The road reopened Wednesday shortly before 11 a.m.
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In With the New: Tisbury Acts Quickly to Reorganize DPW
Heather Hamacek

Tisbury selectmen appointed a department of public works advisory board Monday evening in the wake of new legislation placing the DPW under their control. Ian A. Aitchison, George J. Balco, Thomas W. Pachico, Tomar Waldman and David Willoughby will serve through June 2016.

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Tisbury DPW Director Resigns Amid Change and Upheaval

The director of the Tisbury department of public works has resigned, town administrator John (Jay) Grande confirmed Thursday.

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Investigation at Tisbury Sewer Plant Finds Worker Harassment

Tisbury has placed a wastewater treatment plant employee on paid leave and negotiated his resignation, after an independent investigator found 17 violations of workplace rules. The town will take steps to prevent future harassment and bullying.

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Tisbury Takes Steps to Abolish the DPW

With vigorous debate over two long evenings, Tisbury voters emerged from special and annual town meetings with a $24.3 million spending plan, authorization for Dukes County to buy a new building for the Center for Living, a new garage for the water works department, a share of the costs for a new school administration building, and restructuring that brings the department of public works under the authority of selectmen.

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Tisbury Selectmen Move to Bring DPW Under Their Control
Ivy Ashe

The Tisbury selectmen are pursuing an effort to bring the town department of public works under their control, saying they believe it will better streamline management.

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Plowing New Ground
The Tisbury department of public works has come under some deserved criticism for its less than stellar performance during this winter’s serial snowstorms, and surely an operational review is in order.
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