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Cost of Clearing Island Roads Piles Up, Like the Snow
Every Island town reported this week that it has already exceeded its snow removal budget for 2014. West Tisbury tops the list by far, with $85,000...
7:35 pm, February 18, 2014
Senior Center Director Placed on Paid Leave Over Possible Mismanagement of Funds
The director of the Oak Bluffs council on aging has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into the management of a fuel...
12:00 pm, February 13, 2014
Katama Airfield Hangar Expansion Gets All-Clear
A long-planned project to double the size of a 1945 hangar at the airfield will go forward. Town counsel Ronald H. Rappaport told the Edgartown...
7:35 am, February 11, 2014
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Bowling Alley Plan Stirs Public Opinion
A hearing opened before the Martha's Vineyard Commission last week on Sam Dunn's plan to convert an old laundromat and gas station to 10-pin lanes...
6:22 pm, February 10, 2014
Stop & Shop Hearing Postponed Again
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday approved a request from the grocery chain to postpone a public hearing scheduled for Feb. 20 to March 20....
9:57 am, February 7, 2014
Selectmen Pull Plug on Menemsha Channel Dredging Project
Funded by the Army Corps of Engineers, the project was intended to improve navigation in the channel. But Chilmark leaders said it will invite large...
5:59 am, February 6, 2014
Chilmark Appeals to State Supreme Court in Case Over Use of Herbicides
Six riparian owners want to use herbicides to control phragmites in Squibnocket Pond. The town wants to block them, citing rules that prohibit...
11:29 am, February 5, 2014
Future of Oak Bluffs Shark Tournament Uncertain
In the weeks since the death of organizer Steven James in a duck hunting accident, Islanders have speculated about the future of the tournament,...
6:04 am, February 1, 2014
In Chilmark, Concern Shifts From Big Houses to Old Houses
With the much-discussed big-house bylaw now a fact of life in Chilmark, discussion at the town planning board this week turned to preservation of...
8:34 pm, January 30, 2014
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