The Oak Bluffs Public Library will host a Community Climate Discussion about Emergency Preparedness on March 2 from 1:30 to 3 pm. West Tisbury emergency management director Russ Hartenstine will speak at the event, as will Nelson Wirtz, the Oak Bluffs fire–EMS chief and emergency management director. A question-and-answer period will follow the talk. Hartenstine
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As Tisbury considers the work ahead for its master planning process, officials are looking to give the town administrator more authority over personnel and budget decisions. The role could also be retitled as a town manager, with broader powers. Town administrator Jay Grande says that increasing his position’s authority would allow better execution of the
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Oak Bluffs residents, alongside some from Tisbury, pushed back against a set of zoning amendments presented by the Oak Bluffs planning board. Among various zoning amendments that may be headed to Oak Bluffs’ annual town meeting on April 9 — including a bylaw to limit fractional ownership in the town and other potential changes related
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The West Tisbury select board Wednesday began the process of finding a replacement for its longtime town accountant Bruce Stone, who will be officially stepping down from his role in the beginning of June. Stone announced his plans to retire after 20 years of service last fall. Upon the board’s accepting of his resignation during
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An Edgartown delegation will head to the state Democratic Convention in early June. Edgartown members of the Democratic Party will convene virtually on Zoom for the 2024 Edgartown Caucus on Saturday, March 2 at 10 am to elect a delegation to go to the convention. The delegation will consist of four delegates and four alternate
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12:05 pm, February 23, 2024More than 100 people joined a virtual public hearing Wednesday evening to review proposed zoning bylaw changes in Oak Bluffs, including five new overlay districts allowing potential business uses in residential neighborhoods.
9:25 am, February 23, 2024Home games on the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School field will stream live online in future seasons, thanks to a $10,000 gift from Martha’s Vineyard Community Television.
3:40 pm, February 22, 2024Located on the furthest, most immaculate tip of Chappaquiddick, Cape Pogue Wildlife Refuge is home to salt marsh, coastal cedars, endangered shorebirds and some of the best recreational fishing the Vineyard has to offer.
3:35 pm, February 22, 2024Now 50 years old, the Federal Endangered Species Act continues to play a key role in the survival of flora and fauna on-Island and across the nation. It has also inspired the creation of state conservation acts.