County Looks to Renovate Healthcare Access Building

The Dukes County Commission voted last week to request $600,000 from the Island towns for a renovation to the Vineyard Health Care Access Program building on New York avenue in Oak Bluffs.

After Delay, Winter Shelter Regains Approval

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School committee voted unanimously in favor of letting the Island's winter homeless shelter return to school-owned property at Martha's Vineyard Community Services.

MVC Budget Raises Eyebrows in Edgartown

The Martha's Vineyard Commission's expanding legal budget was broached at the Edgartown select board meeting Monday, as town officials weighed the financial impacts of the commission's recent flurry of legal challenges.

Appeal Filed in Decision by State Ethics Commission

Aquinnah select board member Gary Haley, who was cited and fined by the state ethics commission for violating the state conflict of interest law, has appealed the ruling in Suffolk County Superior Court.

Covid Vaccination Clinic Returns

Covid vaccines will be available at an on-Island clinic on Sunday, Dec. 11.

Bringing the Community Together Through Music

The Chilmark Community Center was packed Saturday night, with every seat filled for the long-awaited return of the Chilmark Potluck Jam.

Shotgun Season Begins

Hunters Island-wide took to the woods Monday morning for the start of the annual two-week shotgun season.

Prosecutors Arraign Second Robbery Suspect in Connecticut

A New Hampshire man charged with robbing the Vineyard Haven Rockland Trust branch in an armed heist will be extradited after he was arrested during a car stop in Connecticut this weekend.

Crescent Moon and Saturn

The ringed-planet Saturn appears low in the southwestern sky after sunset. The planet once commanded much of the attention during summer, appearing in the southern sky. With the advancement of the seasons Saturn's time in our sky is significantly shortened. Now the planet hangs in our evening sky for an hour or so. Saturn is being upstaged by the prominence of Jupiter farther to the east. Jupiter is the brighter. And the red planet Mars now appears above the horizon a short time afterwards.

For Paddy Moore, Spirit of the Vineyard Means Giving Back

Patricia Moore is easy to talk with. The hard part is finding room in her packed schedule. Universally known as Paddy, the longtime Island senior care advocate will receive the Spirit of the Vineyard award this December.

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