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


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.

The town’s police and fire departments have completed safety plans for the festival, an expert has been called in to evaluate the conditions of the park fields and a protocol to deal with the festival’s sound is being put into place.

The board voted unanimously at its June 28 meeting to reject Island Adventure Rentals’ application to resume moped rentals on Beach Road. The business had long been one of the few remaining moped rental operations on the Island but closed during the pandemic.

A proposal from Tisbury police to test out a new marine patrol unit is on ice for now after town officials expressed concerns over the cost.

Tisbury’s newest select board member is Christina Colarusso, the winner — by just three votes — of Tuesday’s three-way race for select board.

Incumbent Abbe Burt is being challenged for the second time this year by Christina Colarusso, with first-time candidate MacAleer Schilcher making it a three-way race.