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Island Home suffers brief delay Sunday

The MV Island Home, just back in service since Thursday, suffered a brief delay Sunday morning when the ferry’s doors would not close, Steamship...

Station calls Edgartown election, a week early

Updated 3:35 pmA Martha’s Vineyard radio station reported a winner of the Edgartown selectman’s race, a week before the election is scheduled to happen.Gail...

Martha’s Vineyard ferry fatigue reaches three full weeks

Problems with the Steamship Authority’s largest ferries are now at 21 days and counting. While there is hope on the horizon that some of...

SSA to suspend service of fast ferry later today

Update 5:30 pmThe National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory from Wednesday, April 4, 2:00 p.m. until Thursday, April 5, 4:00 a.m.The Steamship Authority...

Fast ferry makes fast fans

On the ride from Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven Friday morning on SeaStreak’s Whaling City Express, a regular commuter hatched a plan. He would...

This beer’s repeating

Bad Martha is in the finals of Boston Magazine’s Final Pour and they’re asking for your help.Josh Flanders, tap room manager of the Edgartown...

School project is major issue on Tisbury warrant

Voters will decide whether to support a Proposition 2½ debt exclusion to pay for the town’s share of a new $47 million Tisbury School....

Tennis program suspends talks with Y

Vineyard Youth Tennis has broken off talks of a merger with the YMCA, according to Chris Scott, chairman of the program that provides instruction...

Like pickles? This place is i-dill.

If you like pickles, this place is worth a trip off-Island.Even if that means dealing with the Steamship Authority’s host of problems recently. Talk...

New video shows benefits of a new school

Two former Tisbury School students, now students at MVRHS, have produced a five-minute video on the need for a new school.The video has been...

Suit: Martha’s Vineyard rental used for porn

An Aquinnah woman has filed a federal lawsuit claiming every room inside the home she owns at 7 Skye Lane was used to film...

Gun control advocate encouraged by youth movement

After 20 students, 6 and 7 years old, were gunned down along with six adults at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. in 2012,...

14 days of chaos — and counting

Updated Thursday, 5 pm Two more ferry breakdowns — the MV Woods Hole Tuesday evening and MV Martha’s Vineyard Wednesday morning — left passengers scrambling...

Selectmen won’t take stand on Tisbury School project

The Tisbury selectmen declined to take a stand on the Tisbury School project at the board’s meeting Tuesday night.Chairman Larry Gomez asked his two...

SSA: Warning should have alerted crew to pump failure

The crew of the MV Martha’s Vineyard had no warning that an oil pump was not functioning properly in advance of an engine failure...

Ferry ‘Martha’s Vineyard’ is back in service

Updated 11:30 am, Monday, March 19Two ferries that suffered mechanical issues in recent days, stranding some passengers and delaying others, are back in service...

Claims, counterclaims in Woodin firing

Court documents appear to back up what was speculated from the day Martha’s Vineyard Hospital CEO Joe Woodin was fired on June 5 — that...

Beach Road flooding is an ‘emergency’

Flooding on Beach Road threatens to cut off Tisbury’s direct access to Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, and has reached an “emergency” status, Selectman Tristan Israel...

Three finalists named for Edgartown police chief

Three off-Island police officials have been named finalists for the Edgartown chief’s job. Robert DeFlammis Jr., assistant chief of police at the Massachusetts Port...

Ferry runs aground, bounces in and out of service

Updated March 20 at 3:55 pmThe Steamship Authority canceled all ferry trips of the MV Woods Hole after 10:45 am on Friday, citing “mechanical...