First Fridays Set to Return to Vineyard Haven
After a virtual season last year due to the pandemic, Vineyard Haven’s First Friday celebrations will resume this summer on Main street, with live music and for the first time, food trucks.
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MassDOT Requests More Time for Beach Road Work
Tisbury select board members said Tuesday they are open to allowing highway work to continue on Beach Road for another month, instead of requiring MassDOT to suspend work this week.
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Water Taxi Proposed for Down-Island Towns
The Falmouth company that operates seasonal passenger ferries to Edgartown is proposing a water taxi service for the three down-Island towns this summer.
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Beach Road Potholes Add Friction Between Town, MassDOT
Frosty relations between the town of Tisbury and the state Department of Transportation appeared to grow last week after a testy exchange over pothole repairs on Beach Road.
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Tisbury Continues Contract Negotiations With Police Chief
At a brief meeting Friday night, the Tisbury select board voted to begin negotiating with police chief Mark Saloio on the renewal of his contract.
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Tisbury Signs Agreement With Museum Spelling Out Rules for Events
The Tisbury select board adopted a formal agreement with the Martha’s Vineyard Museum this week to allow for fundraising and other events on the property.
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State Scraps Shared Use Path in Problem-Plagued Beach Road Project
The reconstruction project was thrown into further turmoil this week after the state declined to pay for relocating town water and sewer lines.
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Tisbury Confirms Override for School, Sets Early Voting Day
The select board and school committee voted unanimously this week to seek voter approval of a Proposition 2 1/2 override for up to $55 million to renovate the historic town school.
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New Challenge for Drivers at Five Corners
Louisa Hufstader
The everyday test of driving skills that is the Five Corners intersection in Vineyard Haven has gained an extra degree of difficulty for the next few weeks.
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Tisbury Issues Statement on Wastewater Issues
The Tisbury select board sent out a lengthy statement on Friday afternoon regarding wastewater issues and development in the town.
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