The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted 8-2 Thursday night to approve eight new second-story rental apartments at Post Office Square in Edgartown. Commissioners who backed the plan said the acute need for workforce housing outweighed other problems.
The Vanderhoop fishing shack in Menemsha has been the subject of an emotional year-long debate in Aquinnah. The case involves a tangle of small town relationships as well as laws pertaining to property rights and contracts.
Marylee Schroeder, 49, of West Tisbury will run her eleventh Boston Marathon this year. Husband Joe will be standing at mile 26, the corner of Hereford and Commonwealth, along with son Mikey and daughter Whitney.