Quick Response Puts Out Fire at the Madison Inn
A fire which apparently began in a malfunctioning ceiling fan at the Madison Inn brought a quick response from the Oak Bluffs fire department Tuesday afternoon.
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Warm Hearts Counter Cold Winds During Stirring Veterans Day Ceremony
The Vineyard community paid tribute to the valor and sacrifice of those who served in America’s armed forces at a Veterans Day ceremony on Saturday.
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County License Plate Fund Shortchanges Tourism
Dukes County has taken in more than $1 million from Cape and Islands license plates. But the county has spent less than half that on economic development and tourism, as required by law.
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Shortened Football Season Ends With a Win
An inspired Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football team ended its season with a victory last Friday night, taking a bit of the sting out of a season cut short.
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Oak Bluffs Takes Up Rules to Ease the Way for Downtown Apartments
A downtown zoning change to ease the rules for apartments above storefronts, more zoning rules to govern recreational marijuana sales and an animal control bylaw amendment aimed at nasty roosters are all on the short docket when Oak Bluffs voters convene for a special town meeting Tuesday night.
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House Fire Quickly Quelled in Edgartown

Edgartown firefighters responded to a fire at 30 Cottage street Wednesday morning. The fire was put out quickly and no one was hurt.

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County Budget Includes Money to Battle Substance Abuse

A $1.9 million county budget for the coming fiscal year will include a modest expenditure to battle substance abuse disorders on the Vineyard.

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Football Team Scores Big Win in Emotional Final Game of the Season
An inspired regional high school football team scored two touchdowns Friday for a victory in the final game of the season.
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Roster Depleted, Vineyard Football Cancels Island Cup

Faced with injuries and disciplinary dismissals, the regional high school decided Thursday to forfeit the end of the varsity football season, including the Island Cup.

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Police Chiefs in Two Vineyard Towns Will Retire

Dan Hanavan in Tisbury and Dan Rossi in West Tisbury have announced plans to retire, leaving vacancies in the top police job in two of the six Island towns.

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