A fire in a trailer at the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District transfer station saw a quick response from Edgartown firefighters Sunday morning.


The Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District got a green light for a long-sought $2.5 million transfer station reconfiguration and expansion Thursday night.


A decision by the Chinese government has rippled all the way to the curbside of nearly every Vineyard home, where residents will pay more for recycling.


The West Tisbury and Chilmark local dropoffs are now accepting food waste. For $2, residents can dump up to a five-gallon bucket sized container.

The Edgartown transfer station for the four-town district is now accepting food waste for composting. The pilot program began last week.

For the third time in as many years, the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District will seek funding at town meetings for a $2.5 million project to expand its transfer station in Edgartown.