Mola Mola Time

Ocean sunfish, known as mola mola, have been spotted in Vineyard waters.

Oak Bluffs Gets Ball Rolling on Affordable Housing Project

The Oak Bluffs select board voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a request for proposals (RFP) for a multi-unit affordable housing development along the Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road.

Vineyard Trust Executive Director Resigns

Vineyard Trust executive director Funi Burdick has resigned effective immediately, after irregularities were discovered in public funding requests for restoration work at two of its flagship properties.

Sharks Win Big in Season Opener as Summer Baseball League Returns

Island fans flocked to opening day at the Shark Tank Tuesday evening to watch the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks defeat the Ocean State Waves 8-3.

Mask Rules Announced for Tisbury Town Meetings

People unable to wear masks will be directed to a separate seating area at this weekend's meetings, town officials said.

Oak Bluffs Names Deborah Potter New Town Administrator

The Oak Bluffs select board named town accountant Deborah Potter as their new town administrator Tuesday, after reviewing candidates both internal and external during an extended two-day interview process this week.

Water Taxi Approved, VTA Charger Project Moves Forward

Edgartown selectmen advanced transportation projects both by land and by sea on Monday, including a new down-Island water taxi service.

Hello and Goodbye as MVY Goes On-Air in West Tisbury

WMVY turned to the Beatles for help on an emotional day as the local, independent radio station moved its location from Vineyard Haven to West Tisbury.

Rape Charges Follow Alleged Sexual Assault on SSA Ferry

A Dorchester man is being held in Falmouth on $25,000 cash bail after allegedly sexually assaulting a teenaged traveler on a Steamship Authority vessel as it made passage from Martha’s Vineyard to Woods Hole Monday afternoon.

Entangled Seal Is Freed at East Beach

A juvenile gray seal entangled in fishing line and rope on the shore of East Beach on Chappaquiddick was rescued Monday by a team of rangers and natural resources officers. The pup swam free after the entanglements were cut away.

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