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Oak Bluffs Police warn of prescription medicine mixed with Halloween candy

The Oak Bluffs Police Department issued a bulletin warning that Halloween candy must be examined thoroughly after a parent reported finding a loose prescription...

Woman airlifted after being struck by vehicle in Vineyard Haven

An unidentified woman was struck by a vehicle on State Road in Vineyard Haven near Pine Tree Road and the Vineyard Grocer at approximately...

‘Walk With Me’ celebrates mindfulness

“Walk With Me,” a documentary describing the monastic world of Plum Village in southwest France, comes to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center for one...

Vineyard field hockey hosts state tourney opener on Wednesday

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) field hockey team earned the 12th seed and a home game in the opening round of the...

William M. Waggaman

William M. Waggaman, 59, born in Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and resident of Edgartown, died on Oct. 21, 2017. He was struck down suddenly in...

Chilmark police release report that led to federal conviction of psychic

Chilmark Police released a heavily redacted report on the department’s preliminary investigation that ultimately led to an alleged psychic being convicted in a scheme...

Kids helping kids

When the doors of the Edgartown School opened on Sept. 5 to hundreds of kids ready to begin their new school year, the students...

Martha’s Vineyard prosecutor guilty of misconduct

Update Oct. 30 5 pmLaura Marshard, an assistant district attorney for the Cape and Islands who served in Edgartown District Court, is facing a...

Dennis Bergstrom

Dennis Alan Bergstrom died at the Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain, Conn., on Oct. 13, 2017, his body simply too tired to...

Storm leaves path of destruction

A powerful storm toppled trips, flipped a plane at Katama Airfield, and caused extensive power outages on Martha’s Vineyard Monday.The storm also forced the...

Tisbury town hall invites ghoulish behavior

Town officials want to welcome the public this Halloween.On Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 3 to 7 pm, town hall is "calling all neighborhood monsters,"...

Tisbury Chief Hanavan won’t be offered new contract

Tisbury Police Chief Daniel Hanavan won't be renewing his contract when it expires at the end of June, town administrator Jay Grande said."I wouldn't...

Peter Clements

Peter G. Clements Sr., 56, of Barrington, R.I., lost a very brave fight to pancreatic cancer on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Peter was the...

Visitation Thursday for Gerald Jeffers Sr.

Gerald “Jerry” Jeffers Sr., 84, a Wampanoag native, and affectionately known by many as the “mayor of Chappaquiddick,” peacefully died in the early evening...

Sengeknotacket closed to shellfishing

This week's heavy rains has taken its toll on shellfishing. Sengeknotacket has been closed to all shellfishing, except scallops, until Nov. 1, according to...

Oak Bluffs house damaged by fire

A homeowner was injured Wednesday night, Oct. 25, as he attempted to extinguish a fire in his Winnemack Avenue home with a garden hose,...

Chilmark, Aquinnah summit tackles Boathouse Road congestion

At a joint meeting last Thursday afternoon at Chilmark Town Hall, Aquinnah and Chilmark selectmen voted unanimously to create a permit parking zone for...

Photos of the week October 26 – November 2

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Menemsha dredge project complete

The Menemsha Channel dredge project, one of the largest Martha’s Vineyard navigational projects in recent years, has been completed, with more than 42,000 cubic...

Shots in the dark

There are two issues in Tisbury where residents seem to want a say, even though the law says they have little control over what’s...