Four months after the Vineyard Gazette asked the town of Tisbury for public records surrounding the Stop & Shop expansion proposal, the town has complied. Executive session minutes and emails document private talks that went on for months among the selectmen, town administrator and Island attorney for the grocery chain.
Last Thursday, a rainbow of Oak Bluffs taxpayers, business people and civic leaders united at Union Chapel to hear plans for the newest Washington museum — the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Heather and Vincent Maciel were high school sweethearts, raised two kids and currently run a tree service and landscaping company in West Tisbury. They're also lumberjacks who compete in the fair circuit around New England. Look for them this weekend at the fair.
World affairs intruded more than ever this year on President Obama's Vineyard vacation. But still he managed some down time. The Obamas are scheduled to leave Sunday.
The Chilmark selectmen this week added their voices to the growing body of opinion and research related to the town’s efforts to restore a portion of Squibnocket Beach.
Earlier in August, residents and visitors of Martha’s Vineyard saw an unusual creature cohabitating with the Island’s native species: a seven-foot tall polar bear.
This year’s annual retreat for Williams College alumni in Oak Bluffs will feature a lecture by historian Craig Steven Wilder and the screening of a new film by Thomas Allen Harris.
At high tide on a sunny day in the year 2100, a visit to Five Corners in Vineyard Haven could mean a swim with the fishes. A man strolling along Dock street in Edgartown might find himself chest-deep in water. New maps created by the Martha's Vineyard Commission project a changing seascape.
The town of Edgartown and the Martha’s Vineyard Commission won a major land use victory this week when the Massachusetts Court of Appeals ruled that they have wide latitude to restrict development on ancient ways. The ruling overturns an earlier superior court decision in the Hall family case against the town.

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