Mark Alan Lovewell
One of the rarest creatures on the earth, the endangered right whale, was seen near the Vineyard Tuesday.
Right whales
National Marine Fisheries Service


Aquinnah moved one step closer to outsourcing its paid assistant assessor position with selectmen voting unanimously to issue a request for proposal (RFP) for its assessor services.


A 2001 Aquinnah bylaw requiring archaeological reviews of proposed building sites has unearthed scores of significant discoveries.

Aquinnah voters Tuesday night approved $35,000 in school spending during a lightning-fast special town meeting.

A special town meeting is set in Aquinnah next week to take up small funding requests that did not make it on the annual warrant last month.

Just over 20 years ago this week, the Island’s smallest town voted to rebrand itself from Gay Head to Aquinnah, the area’s original Native American name.

Confusion over budget line items and missing warrant articles made for a messy annual town meeting in Aquinnah.