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Thieving Magpie steals the seconds act

Walking up to Richard Dunbrack’s house and workshop, time smacks you in the face and then comes back for seconds.First you encounter the whimsical...

Airport Mobil is in its final days of operation

It was business as usual at Airport Mobil on Monday. There were people inside buying cold drinks and lottery tickets, people at the pumps...

‘Jaws’-dropping news

A buoy has been deployed this week off South Beach to begin collecting data on great white sharks that may be swimming in waters...

Officials appear to be hedging on Tisbury School project

Updated 3:10 pmThe Tisbury School building project is in the hands of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) with the blessing of town...

Tisbury board plans to take aim at off-Island parking scofflaws

Trucks, vans, and other commercial vehicles parked in the town’s park and ride lot off State Road could soon be paying more to park...

Mikado restaurant approved in Vineyard Haven

 At a meeting that lasted less than five minutes, the Tisbury board of selectmen approved a common victualer’s license for Mikado, a new Asian...

Civil process department is on the move

One of the functions of the Dukes County Sheriff’s Department has moved, according to a press release from Sheriff Robert Ogden.The civil process department,...

Father returns home with Tiger of a tale

Andrew Berry had never seen his son Mason, a helicopter pilot and a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy, fly his helicopter.During a six-day...

MV Museum celebrates $20 million milestone

With its future home as a backdrop and some of its donors filling a tent overlooking Lagoon Pond, representatives of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum...

Tisbury selectmen ask for Black Dog compliance check

The Black Dog Bakery Cafe on State Road wants an all-alcohol license, but Tisbury selectmen are questioning whether the restaurant should even be serving...

School officials seek to reassure public after murals painted over

School administrators are vowing to right a wrong after a Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School teacher painted over murals, including two that had a...

You could call this a growing concern for Tisbury

Tisbury building inspector Ken Barwick went to selectmen armed with a Cronig’s Market shopping bag and a 30-inch weed he yanked from the ground...

Neighbors want dirt path near Pennywise Preserve blocked

A dirt path near Pennywise Preserve is unsafe because there are cars and dirt bikes speeding on it, according to residents who live on...

Ferry captain was confused by radar at time of crash

High winds, heavy surf, and poor visibility contributed to the captain of the M/V Iyanough mistaking a metal pole and two sailboats for channel...

Edgartown votes to take Yellow House by eminent domain

The new owners of the Yellow House, the town, are doing a little sprucing up before thousands of people invade its Edgartown neighborhood for...

Hospital board vows to have more community input

Updated June 28, 4:50 pmA community group, upset with the firing of Martha’s Vineyard Hospital CEO Joe Woodin, says it has gotten a commitment...

Ferry captain wasn’t impaired at time of crash

The captain and the pilot of a fast ferry M/V Iyanough that crashed into a breakwater near Hyannis a week were not under the...

VIDEO: Fire damages boat, dock at Lake Tashmoo

A fire aboard a boat on Lake Tashmoo at the end of Northern Pine Road has damaged the boat and damaged a nearby dock....

M/V Iyanough crash remains under investigation

An investigation into what went wrong with the M/V Iyanough, a fast ferry that crashed into a breakwater on its way back to Hyannis...

No Sunday-morning sales for alcohol

You’ll be able to get a Bloody Mary or Mimosa with your breakfast Saturday mornings at the Black Dog Tavern, but not on Sundays,...