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Steamship shuttle bus catches fire

Update July 9A Steamship Authority shuttle bus caught fire Saturday just before noon at the Palmer Avenue lot in Falmouth, according to an eyewitness...

Traffic study in Vineyard Haven

The town of Tisbury closed one of the lanes coming out of the Vineyard Transit Authority circle adjacent to the Steamship Authority terminal in...

Dershowitz: ‘I’m not complaining’

Updated 2:30 pmWhen Alan Dershowitz, the famed attorney, wrote an op-ed for the Hill that he was being shunned for his public positions on...

Tisbury park and ride kiosk is up and running

Commuters and daily users of the park and ride lot off State Road in Tisbury can still park for free, but a new kiosk...

Tisbury looks at ways to improve pedestrian safety

The Town of Tisbury will experiment with whether it can eliminate a lane of traffic on Water Street coming from the Vineyard Transit Authority...

Boch Park work underway

Updated 4:15 pmWork on Boch Park, located at 20 Beach Rd. in Vineyard Haven, next door to the MV Times building, is clearly underway.Ernie...

Supreme Court rules in favor of Martha’s Vineyard man

Updated 11:40 amThe U.S. Supreme Court made a decision today that has implications for a Martha’s Vineyard man and beyond.In an 8-1 result, the...

Building is center of attention

Updated June 21 at 2:45 pmA three-member town committee is being asked to look at whether some community groups, and the Martha’s Vineyard Film...

Ferry goes dry, temporarily

Travelers to and from Martha’s Vineyard have dealt with delays, mechanical breakdowns, and on at least one trip Sunday — a boozeless cruise.According to...

SSA deploys rescue boat during drill

On Monday morning, the Steamship Authority crew aboard the MV Nantucket, on its 8:15 am run from Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven, performed a...

New parking system has tough takeoff

The new parking system at Martha’s Vineyard Airport hit a bit of turbulence, to put it in airplane terms.“In my opinion, things did not...

Eight firms make bids to do ferry study

Josh Goldstein, one of the owners of Mansion House Inn in Vineyard Haven, trekked to Falmouth by ferry Wednesday to implore the Steamship Authority...

Early morning chaos in Woods Hole

Updated 7:30 pmThis time it wasn’t a ferry breakdown, but dozens of cars and trucks were stuck on the MV Governor ferry this morning...

West Tisbury police get badge of honor

The West Tisbury Police Department became the first Island department to become fully-accredited by the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission.Police Chief Matthew Mincone traveled to...

Island Home ferry is latest with issue

Updated 1:20 pmThe MV Island Home had to cancel two trips Friday, forcing some passengers onto the MV Woods Hole instead for their crossing...

Norton Point latest area closed

Updated June 7Due to piping plover nesting, Norton Point will be closed to vehicle traffic on Saturday, June 7, for about four to five...

Chilmark selectmen push for fire chief contract

The Chilmark board of selectmen and Fire Chief David Norton are moving closer to a contract for the longtime chief, who has worked as...

Schepici: ‘Let’s keep the dialogue going’

One year to the day that her predecessor was summarily dismissed as CEO of Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, Denise Schepici stood before a crowd in...

Allegations fly in porn lawsuit

An Aquinnah woman who says her house was rented and used by Mile High, a pornography production company, has amended her federal lawsuit, saying...

Signs, signs, everywhere signs

There are too many signs on Main Street in Vineyard Haven and they’re too big — something Ray Tattersall, the town’s DPW director, wants...