Toxicology Experts Square Off at Hearing on High School Turf Project

A long-awaited toxicology report became a new point of tension at a Martha’s Vineyard Commission hearing Thursday on the long-debated $7 million athletic field renovation at the regional high school.

Planetary Lineup and Crescent Moon

On Tuesday morning, well before sunrise, look to the southeastern sky.

Perlman House Financing Secured

The Island Housing Trust and MassHousing have closed on $1.12 million in financing for the seven-unit housing development, a former bed and breakfast in Vineyard Haven.

State Will Close Unpermitted Trails Cleared in Correllus Forest

The Department of Conservation and Recreation plans to immediately close some 25 miles of unpermitted trails that were carved into the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest.

Annual Town Meetings Will be Held Late Again This Year

Every Island town appears poised to reschedule its annual town meeting until May or later. Town elections will be held on the usual dates.

Chilmark Bumps Up Beach Sticker Prices

Beach sticker prices in Chilmark are going up this summer, after selectmen voted Tuesday to raise walk-on and parking pass prices across the board.

Edgar Hotel Eyes Upper Main Street Expansion

Owners of the Edgar Hotel are looking to convert a large, unoccupied residential house on Edgartown’s Upper Main street into a 19-room inn.

Black Church Documentary Has Deep Vineyard Roots

The new PBS documentary series by Henry Louis Gates Jr. includes scenes from the Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs.

Rights and Wrongs

With the federal appeals court decision last week requiring the Wampanoag tribe to obtain local permits before starting construction of a bingo hall in Aquinnah, tribal leaders have two choices.

March Roars In

Islanders needed no reminder this week about the fickle ways of March.