High School Sports: Week 2

The Vineyard boys and girls tennis teams continued to roll in week two of the high school spring sports season as both squads defeated Nantucket Saturday to remain undefeated.

Edgartown Cancels Fourth of July Parade, Fireworks

For the second year in a row, Edgartown selectmen voted unanimously to cancel the town’s trademark Fourth of July parade and fireworks, citing public safety concerns with the large-scale summer events that draw tens of thousands downtown.

Vineyard Bookshelf: M/V Islander: Resurrection

Kevin Parham's new novella brings back the M/V Islander, which was decommissioned in 2007, in a fictional tale about the beloved ferry.

Real Estate Yearbook Is Out

The Vineyard Gazette Media Group has announced publication of the 10th annual Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate Yearbook

Are You My Momma? Barn Owlets Get a Second Chance

Each spring, Gus Ben David makes sure he has a large group of hens in various stage of motherhood. He’s not doing this because he loves chicken eggs and baby chicks, though. He’s maintaining a roster of foster moms.

Governor Baker Suddenly Fast Tracks Reopening

In a pre-summer jolt, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Monday that he would fast-track the state reopening process by rescinding mask orders, lifting all Covid-19 restrictions before Memorial Day and ending the 15-month state of emergency June 15.

Tisbury Police Chief Will Not Renew His Contract

The Tisbury police chief said Monday that he will retire late this year, after three years on the job. In a letter to the select board, Mark Saloio said he will leave Nov. 5, at the end of his three-year contract.

Upper Main Street Inn Conversion Sees No Opposition at MVC

A plan to convert a sprawling residential building on Upper Main street Edgartown into a 19-room inn quickly cleared a hearing at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday night.

Mobile Clinic Makes Rounds on Island, Offering Free Shots

Vaccination numbers inched up a little more over the weekend as a mobile vaccination bus began making rounds. The bus will be on the Island through Wednesday this week.

Full Schedule Announced for Vaccine Bus

The free vaccine bus will be at Church Street in Edgartown until 11:30 a.m. before moving elsewhere.