If funding is approved at upcoming town meetings, the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District will expand its central facility beginning next year. The Vineyard produces thousands of tons of trash annually, all of it shipped off-Island.
When Zachary Townes becomes a full-time police officer in Edgartown next year, pending completion of the police academy, it won’t be his first paycheck from the town.Far from it. Mr. Townes, 29, has worked for the town for the last 13 years.
A spirit of collaboration prevailed Monday evening at a forum that begins a yearlong study of the Mill Brook watershed. The 3,700-acre watershed includes the historic Mill Pond near the center of town.
Poet, conservationist, dock builder. Steve Ewing will be honored for his many talents with the 2014 Creative Living Award, which is presented each year by the Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard.
The question of whether Oak Bluffs should continue to fluoridate its water supply was the subject of heated debate Thursday before the Oak Bluffs board of health, with emotions running high on both sides of the issue.