Aidan Pollard

Oak Bluffs Becomes First Town to Approve New High School Funding Formula
The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's proposed renovation project took a key step forward Tuesday night, as Oak Bluffs became the first Island town to approve changes to the regional high school funding agreement.
Read More

Right Whale Population Continues Precipitous Decline
The global North Atlantic right whale population has continued its downward turn, declining to an amount not seen since the early 2000s, according to a new report by the North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium.
Read More

Six Articles Await Oak Bluffs Voters at Special Town Meeting
Oak Bluffs will be the first town to weigh in on proposed changes to the high school's regional agreement when a six-article town meeting convenes Nov. 1.
Read More

Alcohol and Wastewater Top Election Ballot Questions
Louisa Hufstader, Aidan Pollard and Brooke Kushwaha
Questions on alcohol in Tisbury and wastewater in Oak Bluffs top a bevy of statewide ballot issues facing Island voters.
Read More

Island Cup Awaits as Vineyard Sports Teams Host Nantucket
The ultimate inter-Island rivalry is rekindled this week, as the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School prepares to host Nantucket in a slate of fall sports contests culminating Saturday in a battle for the coveted Island Cup.
Read More

Oak Bluffs Takes Steps to Curtail Jaywalking
The Oak Bluffs select board Tuesday took steps to mitigate jaywalking downtown by adding planters to the small island across from the booth. They also plan to repave the warped crosswalk.
Read More

The Future Is Now at MV United
Richard Bennett has spent nearly 20 years on the fields behind the West Tisbury school helping young soccer players grow into competitive athletes.
Read More

Gary Haley Receives $10,000 Fine for Ethics Violations

Aquinnah select board member Gary Haley has been ordered by the state ethics commission to pay $10,000 in civil penalties for a 2018 violation of state ethics law.

Read More

Aquinnah Select Board Rebuffs Howes House Funding Formula
The Aquinnah select board Thursday pushed back against a proposed agreement amongst the up-Island towns to split evenly costs of an $8 million renovation to the Howes House.
Read More

County Renews Effort to Change Treasurer Position
After failing at the ballot box two years ago, the Dukes County Commission took steps Wednesday to again attempt to change the role of county treasurer from an elected to an appointed government position.
Read More

Pages