Longtime Chilmark Moderator Everett Poole Will Step Down

Mr. Poole, who is 90 and has held the elected post for more than 40 years, announced his decision in an email to the selectmen Monday, town administrator Tim Carroll said.

After Court Win, Aquinnah Selectmen Look to Restart Discussions with Tribe

Aquinnah town leaders looked to reset the cards in their dealings with the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) on Tuesday.

Yellow House Lawsuit Is Dismissed in State Land Court

The Massachusetts Land Court has dismissed the latest in a string of lawsuits brought by Edgartown attorney Benjamin L. Hall over the Yellow House, which was taken by eminent domain four years ago.

Grant Boosts Island Child Care Options

A Vineyard Vision fellowship has enabled Martha's Vineyard Community Services to hire a family child care network coordinator.

Vernon Jordan Was Longtime Vineyard Visitor, Friend of the Island

The civil rights activist and Washington power broker who died Monday had been a longtime summer visitor to the Vineyard, where he played golf with Presidents Clinton and Obama, celebrated his birthday every year and put his feet up on the porch while smoking a cigar.

Edgartown Shifts Annual Town Meeting to May

With a massive capital project to redo Memorial Wharf on the warrant, Edgartown voted to move its annual and special town meetings to May 22, as well as add a special election to the calendar.

Shenandoah Captain Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

Last Thursday night, Capt. Bob Douglas was honored by Tall Ships America, the largest tall ship education programmer in the world, for his “lifetime of achievement under sail.”

Rigging and Writing Aboard the Shenandoah

Stepping aboard a tall ship for the first time, a person cannot help but wonder and be amazed at the myriad lines.

Winter Sports Teams Finish Season

Girls basketball and hockey wrapped up their seasons last week after facing Sandwich and Barnstable in the Cape and Islands League tournament.

Governor Baker Forges Ahead With Reopening Plan

With state and Island Covid-19 cases in sharp decline, Gov. Charlie Baker has forged ahead with the state’s slow reopening process, moving to expand capacity at indoor venues starting March 1.