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Provisional license issued for marijuana dispensary on Martha’s Vineyard

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health Monday issued a provisional license to Patient Centric of Martha’s Vineyard (PCMV) to operate a registered marijuana dispensary...

Alert Derby volunteer fishes kayaker out of the water

On Sunday, the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby hosted its annual Kids’ Day fishing tournament on the Steamship Authority pier in Oak...

Man arrested for car fire, overturned gravestones, house breaks

Over the course of Friday and Saturday, Oak Bluffs Police responded to reports of a Jeep set on fire in the Martha’s Vineyard Campground,...

Long Island couple nabbed with hands in the cookie jar

The managers of the Christopher Inn, a boutique inn on South Water Street in Edgartown, were shocked to discover that someone had walked into...

Gone fishin’: Move over, Roy Rogers, the Derby has Phil

Sunday evening I made my first fishing trip of the 71st Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby, accompanied by the lyrics and music...

Wampanoag tribe community center HUD deadline passes with no penalty

In December, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) set a date of Sept. 1 for the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head...

71st Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby begins

The 71st Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby began at 8 am, Sunday, when weigh master Roy Langley slid open the door of...

Island voters choose Ogden for sheriff, DeOliveira for register; Fernandes wins primary for rep

Updated 6 pm FridayMartha’s Vineyard voters went to the polls on Thursday in a state primary election that sets the stage for the general election...

Vineyard picks Ogden for sheriff, DeOliveira for register

Updated 10:40 pmIn two of the local Island races, with all towns reporting results, voters favored Robert Ogden for Dukes County Sheriff and Paulo DeOliveira...

Oak Bluffs Police nab burglar in wild crime spree, dog painting

Updated 10 pm, ThursdayOak Bluffs Police said that Felix Regan, 20, of Oak Bluffs is responsible for a Saturday-afternoon crime spree in which he...

DMF will hold Vineyard whelk management hearing

The Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) has scheduled two scoping meetings, one of which will be held on the Vineyard, to discuss whelk fishery...

Costly New Bedford terminal eyes wind energy tenants

Built at a cost of $113 million during the Patrick administration, the 26-acre New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal has three new potential users who...

Gone fishin’: The 71st pursuit of Bass and Bluefish Derby glory begins

The 71st Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby begins Sunday, Sept. 11. For those readers unfamiliar with this five-week fishing contest, think of...

SSA resumes service as Hermine begins to inch west and diminish

Updated 6:30 pm, TuesdayFrom the National Weather Service: Early this morning Hermine was about 100 miles south of Block Island and inching west. The storm...

SSA diverts Oak Bluffs trips to Vineyard Haven

8:25 am, MondayThe Steamship Authority announced Monday morning the cancellation of the freight boat Governor's early morning trips. She has resumed operation.The ferry Martha's Vineyard...

Gannon and Benjamin boatyard launches a wooden goddess

On a warm, breezy September Friday afternoon fit for the gods, Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway launched the Nat Benjamin–designed 31-foot gaff sloop Artemis,...

Dukes County Sheriff's primary race sets up November contest

Acting Dukes County Sheriff Robert Ogden of West Tisbury will square off with former jailer and Oak Bluffs recreation director Marc Rivers of Oak...

Gone Fishin’: Wade carefully, and carry a big rod

https://youtu.be/vAYXKHFfZ6gIn 10 more days, the attention of the majority of Island fishermen will be firmly fixed on the start of the 71st Martha’s Vineyard...

Oak Bluffs man drowns in great pond swimming accident Saturday

Updated Monday, 5 pmDespite the efforts of rescuers, Clinton Griesser, 32, of Oak Bluffs drowned Saturday afternoon while swimming in Edgartown Great Pond in the...

Gone fishin’: A walk on the beach and new friends met along the way

President Barack Obama departed Martha’s Vineyard Sunday evening. Over the course of his 16-day vacation he played golf on 10 days, mostly teaming up...