Martha’s Vineyard Says Goodbye to Summer
Martha’s Vineyard reveled in the last moments of a busy summer Monday, closing out Labor Day weekend with ongoing labor shortages, farewells and a not-so-secret excitement for the off-season.
Read More

Covid Cases Hit August High; Third Vaccinations Begin
As Labor Day weekend arrives, a second summer of Covid-19 continues to loom over the Island with case counts staying high, including many clusters among businesses.
Read More

Edgartown Will Postpone 350th Anniversary Picnic
With Covid-19 cases still high, Edgartown will postpone their 350th anniversary picnic after a recommendation from the town board of health Wednesday.
Read More

Selectmen React to Community Center Report
At a special meeting Wednesday Chilmark selectmen reacted to a report detailing an incident that occurred at the town Community Center summer camp, with critical comments and questions.
Read More

Police Release More Details After Fatal Moped Crash
Chilmark police are continuing to investigate a fatal moped accident on South Road that claimed the life of a 20-year-old woman and left a 20-year-old man with serious injuries.
Read More

Driver in Head-On Crash Sentenced to Two and a Half Years in Prison
Zachary Dupon, 26, of Vineyard Haven, has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide charges connected to the death of a 22-year-old woman in a head-on motor vehicle collision last winter. A judge rejected the conditions of a plea deal.
Read More

Covid Case Clusters Among Businesses Are Widespread
Covid-19 cases and case clusters continue to loom over the Island’s summer season, with August officially registering the most positive Covid-19 tests in a month since the pandemic began.
Read More

MVC Reviews Historic House Demolition
A plan to raze and rebuild a historic house on East Chop Drive will be decided soon by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, after a public hearing closed Thursday night on the demolition project.
Read More

Vineyard Wind Proposes Plan to Redevelop Tisbury Marine Terminal
The MVC is reviewing a large, complicated project to redevelop the Tisbury Marine Terminal into a vessel staging facility for Vineyard Wind.
Read More

Managing Covid Case Spike Occupies Officials Islandwide
As the busiest summer on record draws to a close, officials across the Island are grappling with how to deal with a new wave of Covid-19 cases that shows no sign of letting up. Vaccination requirements are under consideration in more than one town.
Read More

Pages