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Pit bull owners file court appeal

Updated Jan. 29 5:15 pmThe owners of two pit bulls, Rosie and Sasha, are asking a judge to spare their dogs the death penalty.In...

Dredging of Tashmoo delayed

The dredging of Lake Tashmoo will have to wait until this spring, and possibly next fall, after a bid to do the work came...

Oil spill being cleaned up in Woods Hole

An oil spill discovered in Woods Hole has been contained and is being cleaned up, U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Nathan Mendes told The Times....

Plot twist in Yellow House discussions

One of two developers bidding on the renovation of the Yellow House withdrew the application Monday after the town’s procurement officer said it was...

Another scam claiming to be Eversource

An Eversource scam The Times has written about before is apparently making the rounds again, according to a social media post by the Edgartown...

Women’s group takes advantage of momentum

In an effort to capitalize on movements over the past year through like #metoo and the women’s march, the Martha’s Vineyard Women’s Association is...

Bruno’s seeks increase to offset hauling costs

Bruno’s Rolloff, the company that handles waste management for the town of Tisbury, is seeking an increase in its rates to offset increases to...

Ferries are running again on a boat-by-boat basis

Updated Saturday, 8 amAfter dense fog and wind caused the Steamship Authority to cancel its afternoon and evening ferries Friday, stranding commuters, the boats...

Harbor View in Edgartown is sold

The Harbor View Hotel, a popular Edgartown destination for Vineyard weddings and visitors, is under new ownership.Upland Capital Corp., founded by Bernard Chiu, purchased...

Shellfishermen frozen out from permits

Two commercial shellfishermen had their licenses suspensions upheld, and are being delayed in getting their 2018 licenses, after they allegedly violated the town’s shellfish...

Retail and residential proposed for Yellow House

Two developers are proposing similar projects to return the Yellow House to its historic glory on Edgartown’s Main Street.At a meeting Tuesday, a committee...

Road worriers: What to do with Beach Road?

The official update on the Beach Road redesign is that the Vineyard Haven project is in the final stages of design, and is expected...

Food pantry thankful for support

To the Editor:All of the volunteers at the Island Food Pantry want to express a huge thank-you to the many individuals and businesses that...

Tribe hits the jackpot

Updated Jan. 10 at 3 pmTwo days after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition to hear a case involving a gambling hall for...

Powerful storm didn’t knock out power

In the end, the Jan. 4 storm that hit Martha’s Vineyard may be remembered more for what it didn’t do than what it did....

Supreme Court may consider Wampanoag case

Once again, the case involving the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) has been distributed for conference Friday by the U.S. Supreme Court. The...

Dogs facing death rescued from Bermuda

As many as three pit bulls or pit bull–looking dogs could be headed to Martha’s Vineyard for adoption after a rescue mission by the...

Grateful for first responders

To the Editor:On behalf of my entire family, we would like to express our tremendous appreciation for the rapid response of the town's first...

New CEO picked at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

She first visited the Island as a college freshman and fell in love, had her honeymoon here, built a summer home with her husband...

Snow place to hide from the cold

Not only is it frigid out there today, but snow is in the forecast.The National Weather Service has issued an advisory through 1 am...