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Dialysis unit reopens in temporary space

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reopened its dialysis unit in a temporary space after a flood forced patients to receive treatment off-Island.The unit officially reopened...

Vineyarders take tough loss against Whalers

The MVRHS Vineyarders football team took a tough loss to the Nantucket Whalers 48-7 at the 70th Island Cup.Students, teachers, parents, and friends woke...

O.B. voters deny money for new town hall

Oak Bluffs voters denied an extra $1.3 million to build a new town hall at the town’s special election Thursday.Voters shot down the funds...

Chocolate theft gets solved

In the early morning hours of Saturday, Nov. 3, Kathleen Cowley heard rustling sounds coming from inside her chocolate and jewelry shop.Cowley, owner of...

Keith Chatinover will make his voice heard

Updated Nov. 16Most 18-year-olds are applying to college, taking time off to work, or headed to the next party, but Keith Chatinover is not...

Town hall, school projects approved by O.B. voters

Updated Nov. 14Oak Bluffs town meeting voters have spoken and approved an additional $1.3 million to pay for a new town hall. Voters approved...

Oak Bluffs police officer terminated

Updated Nov. 14A 23-year veteran police detective, terminated Friday after a vote by the board of selectmen, used a FBI database to conduct background...

Small Edgartown fire burns part of fence

A small fire on Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road and Teaberry Lane Friday melted part of a fence.No one was hurt. Edgartown Police and Fire were...

Endowment and Island nonprofits make permanent impact

Countless smiles, many thanks, and even a Kenyan song of gratitude could be seen and heard as the Martha’s Vineyard Permanent Endowment awarded $153,000...

Courthouse closing during cold snap

Updated Nov. 14 at 3:50 pmThe Dukes County Courthouse will be completely closed Thursday and Friday to make emergency repairs, Edgartown District Court Magistrate...

Town hall, school roof lead Oak Bluffs special town meeting

Oak Bluffs is holding a special town meeting and special election next week. The special meeting warrant consists of eight articles concerning roof repairs...

Short-term rental bill to ‘greatly’ impact Edgartown

Martha’s Vineyard Commission executive director Adam Turner gave Edgartown selectmen a briefing on a short-term rental tax bill that is expected to pass in...

Racially offensive scarecrow taken down

A scarecrow that was part of a Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School fundraiser has been taken down after it was deemed racially offensive. The...

Edgartown emergency crews receive cardiac awards

Edgartown Police Department, Fire Department, and emergency medical personnel were recognized at an awards ceremony Friday for their efforts in saving a man’s life...

Barnes Road project continues for a few more weeks

Construction on Barnes Road in Edgartown and Oak Bluffs will continue for the next few weeks.Edgartown town administrator James Hagerty told The Times...

Oak Bluffs woman finds nail in candy

For one family, Halloween went from fun to alarming.Veronika Buckley of Oak Bluffs found a nail sticking out of a Hershey’s chocolate bar...

Hospital dialysis unit temporarily closed

Updated Nov. 1A pipe that burst at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has required the dialysis unit to be temporarily closed.On Tuesday, Oct. 9, a...

What’s brewing?

Fall is here, and with it come a few new brews for you and your crew.One of those brews comes from Offshore Ale, which...

Tour rolls before open enrollment

Massachusetts Health Connector (MHC), a state-based health insurance company, rolled its statewide tour through Martha’s Vineyard last Thursday to meet with residents and community...

A couple, a restaurant, and a new chapter

After 26 years of providing fine dining for the Island, Chesca’s Restaurant owners Jo Maxwell and David Joyce have decided to sell their business.Maxwell...