Commission Wrestles With Historic House Dilemma

As Stop & Shop mulls redevelopment plans for a new Vineyard Haven store, it came before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday night with a somewhat probing request to demolish the Caleb Prouty House.

Refuse District Expansion Wins MVC Approval

The Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District got a green light for a long-sought $2.5 million transfer station reconfiguration and expansion Thursday night from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.

Moon and Taurus

Tonight’s gibbous moon appears in the zodiacal constellation Taurus.

Maureen Anderson, Oak Bluffs Native, Cherished Family Life

Maureen Jean (Fisher) Anderson of Oak Bluffs died peacefully at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on August 10, surrounded by family after a long and valiant battle with cancer.

Early Numbers for Rental Tax Revenue Indicate No Windfall Yet

Early returns are in for the Island’s first short-term rental tax, and while they show a marked increase, they haven’t quite matched up with lofty predictions.

Free Flu Shot Clinic Is Set for Saturday

With influenza season approaching, the Island boards of health will be hosting a free flu immunization clinic on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to noon at the regional high school.

High Winds and Fickle Fish as Derby Heads Into Final Weekend

The final weigh in for the 74th Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby ends on Saturday at 10 p.m. The awards ceremony is Sunday at 1 p.m..

Land Bank Revenues: Week Ending Oct. 11

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank reported revenues of $69,060 for the business week ending on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.

Grand Jury Hands Down New Indictments

A Dukes County grand jury handed down new indictments this week in two cases that have moved from district to superior court.

A Life Spent With Cats Is One With Many Golden Lives

There is an apple tree in my West Tisbury back yard. It bears no apples because cedar trees line Tiasquam Road and bring with them cedar-apple rust.