It’s a surf and turf kind of weekend on the Vineyard with not one but three celebrations of field and sea.
The YMCA offers a four-week class that teaches children six months to six years old the skills they need to survive should they find themselves accidentally submerged in water.
Oak Bluffs voters spoke their mind on money matters in the ballot box Thursday, approving overrides for the town operating budget and a new $8.3 million fire station. But an override for the $6.8 million project to rebuild the town hall failed. Elections were also held in Edgartown and West Tisbury.
The Dukes County commission voted Wednesday to appoint two new airport commissioners, ousting longtime commissioner John S. Alley and Benjamin L. Hall Jr.
In Secretary Coleman Nee’s visit to Island veterans, he gave an update of the recent activities of his office and asked how he could better serve their needs.
Owners of a Jack Russel terrier were ordered by Tisbury selectmen to keep their dog leashed and muzzled outside of his home because of a complaint.
Following two incidents where a Wheaten terrier attacked chickens at Cleveland Farm, West Tisbury selectmen ordered the owners of the dog to put up a permanent fence within 30 days.
A weekend car crash left the popular fish market in ruins and closed to its customers this week. Recovery is taking longer than anticipated, but owner Louis Larsen remains optimistic.
Edgartown voters approved a $30.7 million operating budget and agreed to spend Community Preservation Act funds for a range of projects, including $350,000 to renovate the interior of the town hall.

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