Thomas Humphrey

Coffee and a Side of Fish Stories Down at Derby Headquarters
The false albacore have had a banner year so far at the 77th Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.
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Families Gather in Support at Ceremony of Remembrance
On Saturday afternoon at the Edgartown Lighthouse Children’s Memorial 49 new stones honoring a child’s life were added to the 998 stones encircling the lighthouse.
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Planning Board Okays Radio Farm Curb Cut
Emotions ran high at a public hearing of the West Tisbury planning board on Sept. 12, when a request for a new farmstand entrance onto State Road prompted safety concerns and impassioned speeches.
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Sports Haven Loses Lease and Considers Next Steps
Every September for the past 27 years, Bill Miner has hung a purple Go Vineyarders banner on the front porch of Sports Haven, his Vineyard Haven store. But this year, in block red letters, the banner reads: Store Closing Sale.
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Lambert's Cove Inn Neighbors Push Back on Outdoor Dining Proposal
The owners of the Lambert’s Cove Inn came before the West Tisbury zoning board of appeals last week to request a continuation of outdoor dining, a practice started during the pandemic.
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West Tisbury Launches New Zone Change Advisory Committee
To define how West Tisbury responds to increased calls for commercial use, the select board appointed a zoning change advisory committee with a mandate to advise the planning board on zoning regulation changes regarding food trucks and commercial sales in the town's rural and village districts.
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Farm and Field: Seasonal Shift
Summer is over; there are many ways to tell. Late season greens such as kale and spinach will remain abundant, melons are finally coming into their own, and garlic will soon be planted for next year.
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Chilmark Sends Dock Funding to Voters
The next step for the ongoing Menemsha commercial dock replacement will be a special town meeting on Monday, Sept. 26, aiming to appropriate $44,000 in town funding.
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West Tisbury Grapples With Grange Permitting Dispute, Administrative Confusion
A West Tisbury woman's quest to auction off her late husband's fishing gear became tangled in an ongoing dispute between the town and the Vineyard Preservation Trust.
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Aquinnah Baby Delivered Ahead of Ambulance with Dispatch Assistance
Aquinnah's newest resident was delivered at 11:48 p.m. on Sept. 1 as his parents Kyle Colter and Sophia Welch were on the phone with emergency dispatch.
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