Oak Bluffs Leads the Way on Eliminating Library Fines

Starting in January, library fines are expected to be a thing of the past in Oak Bluffs after the town selectmen agreed to eliminate fines for overdue books.

R.M. Packer Ordered to Pay Hefty Fines for Environmental Violations

Two waterfront Vineyard Haven companies owned by Ralph M. Packer have been ordered by a federal judge to pay $1.3 million in fines.

Conroy Apothecary in Oak Bluffs Will Close

Conroy Apothecary will close its Oak Bluffs location on Nov. 1 after 10 years of filling prescriptions and providing over-the-counter medicines in the down-Island community.

Summer Refrain: Help Wanted; Housing Needed

Mike McCourt, the owner of Murdick’s Fudge, has taken down the Help Wanted signs that hung in the window of his shop. But he’s one of the lucky ones.

Chowing Down on Sports Fever and More at Town MV

For thirsty sports fans of the New England variety the opening of Town MV came at the right moment — Red Sox in season, and Celtics and Bruins in the playoffs.

Sophia's, Popular Brazilian Eatery, Will Relocate

The popular Edgartown Brazilian food buffet and convenience store, is moving from its location on Main street in Edgartown, business owner Ademir Silva confirmed this week.

End of an Era as Curtain Falls on Vineyard's Last Video Store

After 32 years in business, Island Entertainment is closing its doors. It is one of the last stores of its kind nationwide.

New Ownership at Rainy Day Looks to Keep Tradition Going

Rainy Day, the year-round gift shop in Vineyard Haven, changed hands last month. Melissa and Bob Scammell take the reins.

For Lennox & Harvey Owners, New Store Is Dream Fulfilled

It was a busy summer season for Mark Chung and Eric Coles, who opened their store in May.

Ticketing Changes at Peter Pan Bus Line Cause Confusion

New policies on the Peter Pan Bus Line requiring passengers to buy their tickets and book bus seats in advance are causing confusion and some grumbling among Islanders and other travelers.