Beach Road Down to One Lane
Beach Road in Tisbury will be down to one lane from Monday through Thursday as the state Department of Transportation conducts milling and paving operations on the road.
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Tisbury Officials Halt Work on Property Overlooking Tashmoo
Tisbury officials have halted construction at a large property overlooking Lake Tashmoo after discovering that work on a revetment did not comply with proper permitting procedure.
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Vaccine Bus Returns; Booster Shots Available for Seniors
The free mobile vaccine bus is back on Island, setting up shop at MVRHS all day Saturday and Sunday.
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Edgartown Fire Department Looks to Expand Its Ranks
Faced with a staffing shortage that has resulted in part from the Island housing crisis, the Edgartown fire and emergency services department is holding two recruitment sessions in the next two weeks in the hopes of refilling its ranks.
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Tisbury Marine Terminal Project Breezes Through Public Hearing
A massive project to redevelop the Tisbury Marine Terminal on Beach Road flew through its public hearing process at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday, seeing no opposition.
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Vineyard Trust Looks to Restore Confidence
The Cape and Islands district attorney’s office announced this week it will not prosecute the Vineyard Trust for altering contractor work quotes.
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Report Shows Dukes County at High Risk for Wildfire
A newly-released wildfire protection plan for Dukes County has identified all six towns on Martha’s Vineyard as high risk for wildfire.
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Memorial Wharf Is on the Move, As Work Begins on Historic Capital Project
Construction began Tuesday on a $4 million capital project to raise the Memorial Wharf pier between 18 inches and two feet and rebuild its crumbling infrastructure, preserving the dock for decades to come.
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Capt. Bob Douglas Receives Creative Living Award
Capt. Bob Douglas received the 38th annual Creative Living Award in a swashbuckling, joyous ceremony Monday night at the Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway, backdropped by the harbor he has called home for a half-century.
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Island Covid Cases Continue to Abate

Island health officials reported 27 new positive cases of Covid-19 last week, bringing case counts down to pre-summer levels after an August spike.

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