Rachel Nava Rohr
Three Island residents walked away from the Tisbury selectmen’s meeting this past week with the opportunity to buy a home close to downtown Vineyard Haven for a dramatically reduced price.
Island Housing Trust
Affordable housing
Tisbury select board
Louisa Hufstader
After a virtual season last year due to the pandemic, Vineyard Haven’s First Friday celebrations will resume this summer on Main street, with live music and for the first time, food trucks.
Tisbury select board
Louisa Hufstader
Tisbury police detective William Brigham has been named second in command to interim police chief Christopher Habekost, following a unanimous vote by the select board Tuesday afternoon.
Tisbury select board
Tisbury Police


The temporary ban was proposed last month by town administrator Jay Grande, who on Wednesday repeated his concerns about the impact of visiting boats on the environmental health of the estuary and the quality of life for lakeside residents.

Abbe Burt is Tisbury’s newest select board member, elected by a narrow margin over her closest competitor in Tuesday’s four-way race to fill the vacancy left when Larry Gomez stepped down.

Voting for the Tisbury Select Board’s interim third member takes place Tuesday from noon to 8 p.m. in the town’s Emergency Services Facility on Spring street.

The Tisbury select board election takes place Tuesday, Jan 24. Four candidates — Abbe Burt, Bruce Campbell, Christina Colarusso and Donald Rose — are running for one open seat.


Four candidates will vie for an interim position on the Tisbury select board, after member Larry Gomez resigned from his seat earlier this year, citing health issues.

Family and recreational scalloping outside of Tisbury’s ponds will open Nov. 5, with the commercial season beginning Nov. 7.