Rachel Nava Rohr
Three Island residents walked away from the Tisbury selectmen’s meeting this past week with the opportunity to buy a home close to downtown Vineyard Haven for a dramatically reduced price.
Island Housing Trust
Affordable housing
Tisbury select board
Louisa Hufstader
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.
Tisbury select board
Louisa Hufstader
Tisbury police detective William Brigham has been named second in command to interim police chief Christopher Habekost, following a unanimous vote by the select board Tuesday afternoon.
Tisbury select board
Tisbury Police


Tisbury town administrator John (Jay) Grande will not be seeking reappointment to a fourth term when his contract is up next March.

The Tisbury select board unanimously approved changes to the town’s aquaculture regulations that will allow oyster farmers in Lagoon Pond to grow their crops closer to the water’s surface.

Island taxicab operators who say they were told in recent years that Tisbury has no cab licenses available are now crying foul over an application to start a new taxi company in the town.

Two experienced Island bus and van drivers seeking to form their own taxi business in Tisbury ran into an unexpected obstacle at their license hearing this week.


A special winter town meeting to consider using modular buildings for Tisbury town offices has been called off as town officials weigh plans for a new, $15 million town hall building. 

A town policy calls for a 10 per cent increase in the mooring permit fees every other year and the harbor master is asking for higher docking and dinghy fees.