Dukes County is set to receive more than $3.3 million in federal coronavirus relief funding — a hefty windfall nearly the double size of the county’s annual budget.

The Dukes County Commissioners voted to send a letter to the state Department of Public Health, Gov. Charlie Baker and state representatives requesting more coronavirus vaccines for Dukes County.

The Dukes County commission appointed Tain Leonard Peck as the representative to the Cape and Vineyard Electric Cooperative.
A divided Dukes County commission reappointed airport commission chairman Robert Rosenbaum to another three-year term Wednesday, first issuing him a stinging rebuke.


Dukes County Commissioner Christine Todd was reappointed to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission by her fellow Dukes County Commissioners at their meeting last week.
A back-of-the-ballot sleeper question that will decide whether to change the Dukes county treasurer from an elected to appointed position has turned into a surprise political fight.