The U.S. Coast Guard has cleared the M/V Governor for service after a leak was detected on the vesssel as it was berthed in the Vineyard Haven harbor Wednesday morning.


Work has begun to remediate a heating oil spill that occurred just off Main street in Edgartown this past summer.


Most of Lake Tashmoo reopened for shellfishing last week after a diesel oil spill March 30.

A diesel fuel spill from a sunken boat in Lake Tashmoo was contained early this week with what is believed to be minimal environmental damage. Shellfish beds remain closed.

Tisbury selectmen took stock in the aftermath of a Monday oil spill at Lake Tashmoo, praising the response.

A 30-foot sport fishing boat that sank overnight Monday in Lake Tashmoo was removed from the pond Tuesday as officials assessed the damage from the boat's diesel fuel spilling into the water.