County Commission Appoints Airport Members

The Dukes County Commission appointed three airport commissioners and approved more than $1 million in airport borrowing this week.

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Man Wanted for Murder in Brazil Arrested on Island

A 47-year-old man wanted by international authorities in a murder-for-hire scheme in Brazil was arrested last week in Oak Bluffs, according to Oak Bluffs police.

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Edgartown Chief Prepares for First Vineyard Summer on the Job
Edgartown police chief Bruce McNamee feels community policing is more than just getting to know the people in town.
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Turning Fifty Never Sounded So Good
This weekend, the Minnesingers will be joined by nearly 100 returning alumni in two concerts at the Performing Arts Center to celebrate the groups fiftieth season.
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Selectmen Renew Moped Rentals

Oak Bluffs selectmen voted Tuesday to renew the operating licenses of three moped rental companies.

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When Finding New Ways to Fight Cancer, There's No Time to Waste
With his research partner, Nikita Shah, regional high school graduate Nathaniel Brooks Horwitz is investigating a new way to battle cancer.
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County Treasurer Will Resign Elected Post

Dukes County treasurer Noreen Mavro-Flanders announced this week that she will step down from the job she has held for nearly 27 years.

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How Do You Move a Fresnel Lens? Very Carefully
Of all the exhibits the Martha's Vineyard Museum has to move to its Vineyard Haven location, the Fresnel lens is the biggest project. Specialist Jim Woodward is taking apart hundreds of glass prisms.
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Selectmen Permanently Close Vulnerable Stretch of East Chop Drive

Oak Bluffs selectmen voted to permanently close East Chop Drive to vehicles; bicycles and pedestrians will still be allowed.

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Community Services Opens Clinic to Help Treat Drug Addiction

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services will open a new clinic on May 22 to dispense a drug that has helped many people escape the grip of addiction to heroin and other opioids.

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