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That’s one lucky duck (decoy)

There’s a new duck decoy record holder from Martha’s Vineyard. A rare redhead drake hunting decoy carved by Henry Keyes Chadwick, an Oak Bluffs...

Officer was subject of prior investigations

Officer Mark Santon was suspended for two days in 2015 — one day for spreading a false rumor to colleagues that a supervisor was...

Hospital board defends decision to fire CEO

Updated:The board of trustees at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital officially terminated Joe Woodin, the hospital’s president and CEO, at a meeting Wednesday morning.Woodin had served...

A new journey awaits

We never planned to follow her that day. We stood with her at the bus stop, made sure she had the name tag around...

Woman in wheelchair gets left on ferry

A woman in a wheelchair traveling from Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole was left on board the Island Home Tuesday, forcing the ferry to...

Taxi driver’s license put on hold after OUI

A taxi driver will be sitting on the sidelines during the busy summer season after Edgartown Police Chief David Rossi denied his license and...

MVRHS teacher resigns citing `divisive’ atmosphere

A beloved Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School history teacher has resigned calling the environment at the school “divisive” and saying she feels “bullied.”Elaine Weintraub,...

Woman in wheelchair gets left on ferry

A woman in a wheelchair traveling from Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole was left on board the Island Home Tuesday, forcing the ferry to...

M.V. Museum breaks ground on new location

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum held an official groundbreaking on Saturday at its new Lagoon-side location —  the former Marine Hospital/St. Pierre School of Sport...

Monuments pay tribute to the fallen

 Editor’s note: With the unofficial start of summer upon us, it’s worth noting the reason most of us will enjoy a holiday on Monday....

‘Red House’ is changing hands

It’s been a long time coming, but the “red house” located on Martha’s Vineyard Hospital property is being leased to the Martha’s Vineyard Community...

Parking at Collins Beach is a perennial problem

In the off-season, it’s a place for people to eat a sandwich by the water or to bring a dog to romp in the...

Aquinnah casino opponents given time for Supreme Court appeal

Like a Ferris wheel cabin being stopped at the top of its arc, a federal appeals court has frozen its decision in the case...

Martha’s Vineyard Museum wins state grant, groundbreaking planned

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum is one giant approval step and now a $225,000 state grant toward building its new facility in Tisbury.On Thursday, the...

A sticky situation

There's a reason my wife and I bought new construction when it came time to plunk down thousands on a home. We had already...

Aquinnah election causes some confusion

Adam Wilson was elected to the Aquinnah board of assessors, but he can’t start just yet.Mr. Wilson, who ousted long-time incumbent Michael Stutz by...

Chilmark selectmen stand by their chairman

The Chilmark board of selectmen blasted a story in The Times about the ongoing squabbles over a Squibnocket structure that aims to provide access...

Officer Santon faces possible discipline after woman prisoner found unresponsive

A 25-year member of the Tisbury Police Department is on paid administrative leave and facing a disciplinary hearing in an incident that involved a...

Wilson wins assessor’s seat in Aquinnah

Adam Wilson may be leaving as town administrator, but he’ll still have ties to the town.By a vote of 75-57, Mr. Wilson was elected...

Another win for tribe in battle for Aquinnah bingo hall

Update: A federal appeals court has said it won’t rehear a case involving the federal Indian gambling rights of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head...