Mark Alan Lovewell
One of the rarest creatures on the earth, the endangered right whale, was seen near the Vineyard Tuesday.
Right whales
National Marine Fisheries Service


The select board voted this week to set a town meeting for June 14 at 7 p.m. in the Aquinnah town hall.

Kinship Heals, a Native-run nonprofit domestic violence program, closed on a property in Aquinnah that will eventually become a food pantry, domestic violence shelter, and ceremonial site for members of the Wampanoag tribe of Gay Head.


The matriarch of Aquinnah who was deeply rooted in her small town at the western edge of the Vineyard but in a sense called everywhere home because of her welcoming spirit, died Monday.

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

In a pivotal decision, the high court upheld a lower court ruling that requires the Wampanoag tribe to obtain building permits for a planned bingo hall in Aquinnah.

The death of a longtime U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals judge has left a high-stakes case involving a proposed Aquinnah Wampanoag gaming facility on the Island in limbo.