Laughs and Generosity Set the Pace at Possible Dreams Auction

The 43rd Possible Dreams auction hosted Sunday by Seth Meyers raised over $430,000 for Martha's Vineyard Community Services.

Island Continues to See Breakthrough Covid Cases

Covid-19 case counts declined slightly, but fully vaccinated residents continue to test positive on Martha’s Vineyard according to a weekly case update released by Island boards of health.

Cyanobacteria Blooms Close Parts of Squibnocket and Chilmark Ponds

Health agents and water quality experts have identified cyanobacteria blooms across Martha’s Vineyard, closing parts of Squibnocket Pond and issuing strong warnings about the toxic blue-green algae as summer heat sets in on the Island.

Marijuana Dispensary Opens in West Tisbury

The Vineyard’s first cannabis dispensary quietly began doing business over the weekend. Open since Friday at 510 State Road in West Tisbury, Fine Fettle Dispensary is presently serving medical marijuana patients by appointment.

State Grant Goes to Aquinnah for Lighthouse Project

The town of Aquinnah will receive nearly $50,000 from the state to complete a walking path that connects the shops at the cliffs with the lighthouse overlook

For Seahorse Sculpture, It’s Go Big or Go Home

Anthony Holand’s latest sculpture, an 11-foot seahorse, is so impressive it’s stopping traffic.

Edgartown Begins Planning for Sea Level Rise

Peter Wells, owner of the Chappaquiddick Ferry, admitted last week that he’s looked into the inclusion of amphibious vehicles to service the ferry in case of emergencies, as rising seas threaten vital infrastructure in the town of Edgartown.

The Grandness of Grandparenting and Other Goodies

Of all the stages of life that I have experienced, the one I find myself in now may be the most interesting and perhaps the most challenging.

State Makes Millions More Available in Aid for Fishing Industry

As the hard-hit Massachusetts fishing industry works to get back on its feet from the pandemic, the state Division of Marine Fisheries announced last week the release of another $23.8 million in CARES act money to assist with recovery efforts.

Tedeschi Trucks Band Lights Up Beach Road Weekend

A scaled-back version of Beach Road Weekend due to Covid this year did little to dampen the energy Saturday night when the Tedeschi Trucks Band took the stage.

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