West Tisbury Opposes Power Line Herbicides
Opposition to the use of herbicides around Eversource power lines continued at a meeting of the West Tisbury select board on Wednesday night, when the board determined to send a letter opposing the practice to the state.
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Eversource to Begin Major Underwater Cable Project

The utility giant is positioned this fall to begin work on a project that will run two new 23-kilovolt power cables to Martha’s Vineyard, eliminating the need for diesel generators.

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Lights Out, Briefly
A brief power outage affected thousands of Eversource customers on the Vineyard Thursday morning before service was quickly restored.
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Early Morning Power Outage Explained
A 12-minute early morning power outage on the Vineyard was quickly resolved after the cause was located at a Falmouth substation, an Eversource spokesman said Thursday.
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Tisbury Renews Objections to Eversource Spraying
The Tisbury town administrator pressed his select board this week to take a tough stance against the ongoing practice by Eversource of spraying herbicides beneath power line rights of way.
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Eversource Set to Make Repairs to Undersea Cable, After Fault Found
Eversource is set to begin making repairs this week on the submarine cable to Martha’s Vineyard that failed last month.
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Undersea Cable Failure Highlights Stress on Vineyard Energy Grid
Eversource has canceled a long-awaited battery energy storage project planned for Martha’s Vineyard, complicating a plan to achieve ambitious green energy goals on the Vineyard.
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Eversource Brings in Backup After Cable Failure
Rolling blackouts and temporary power outages experienced across the Island last weekend were caused by an undersea cable failure, according to Eversource.
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Eversource Files New Plan for Spraying on Cape and Islands
Landry Harlan

Eversource will not spray herbicides around power lines on the Island this year, but debate is far from over as the utility giant files a five-year plan that would allow continued spraying.

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Eversource Protest Draws a Crowd
Louisa Hufstader

A mix of Islanders gathered Sunday to protest the plan to apply herbicides under power lines on Martha’s Vineyard this week.

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