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Vineyard Wind backs marine transit corridor

As Vineyard Wind nears the building phase of its wind farm south of Martha’s Vineyard, fishermen have begun to clamor more than ever about...

Beetlebung Farm sells for $2.4 million

Beetlebung Farm sold Tuesday afternoon to an entity called the Farm Group nominee trust for the sum of $2.4 million, Dukes County Registry of...

West Tisbury resident makes bid for cannabis shop

A West Tisbury resident has made a public move toward establishing a recreational marijuana store on Cournoyer Road with a request for a town...

Bourne, Sagamore bridges eyed for rebirth

The Bourne and Sagamore Bridges are the subject of a budding study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to determine whether the two...

Tisbury selectmen, school committee to survey voters

Updated Dec. 12Tisbury selectmen and the school committee are still trying to figure out what’s next after voters rejected a $46.6 million project to...

Bay State Wind comes to O.B.

Bay State Wind set up shop at the Loft in Oak Bluffs Wednesday night for a community outreach presentation on its activities. Executives from...

Waltham man arraigned on rape charge

A 28-year-old Waltham man pleaded not guilty in Edgartown District Court to one count of rape. Micah Washington was arrested by Edgartown Police in...

Tisbury town hall goes topless

Updated 1:30 pmTisbury town hall is now minus its head ornament. Saturday morning a crane lifted away the weathervane, then the steeple, and finally...

Pivotal Land Court trial remains unfinished

Updated Dec. 4A complex border trial between the town of Oak Bluffs and John and Susan Zarba featured two full days of testimony, but...

SSA vows to work with terminal critics

Former Steamship Authority general counsel Steve Sayers told board members Wednesday that the SSA will “work with the community” to achieve a fully acceptable...

Hinckley warehouse razed

 Two excavators went to work demolishing the old Hinckley warehouse in Vineyard Haven Tuesday morning. The excavators could be seen grabbing huge chunks of...

Man seriously injured when barge capsizes

Updated Nov. 27A Tisbury Towing and Transportation barge capsized Monday afternoon in New Bedford Harbor, seriously injuring one man. The vessel turned over “north...

Scarce bay scallops are costly

Last year the Vineyard bay scallop harvest boomed. Prices hovered around $20 per pound. Not so this year. Bay scallops are scant, and at...

Steamship Authority consultant’s report delayed

The independent consultant’s report on the Steamship Authority had been expected Wednesday but is now delayed, Steamship Authority general manager Robert Davis told the...

Permitted guesthouse triggers legal melee

Updated November 21John and Susan Zarba believe they are the target of a coordinated attack by the town and the water district over property...

Fishermen’s storage contentious at special town meeting

Chilmark voters polished off a special town meeting Monday night in a little over an hour. Of the 15 articles on the warrant, 10...

Willoughby arraigned in woman’s overdose death

Updated 5:30 pmJason Willoughby was arraigned on a manslaughter charge Monday in Barnstable Superior Court for his alleged role in the death of a...

Chilmark special town meeting slated for Monday

Updated Nov. 16 at 4:05At 3:30 pm Friday afternoon, Chilmark officials opened a sole bid for electrical upgrades to Menemsha’s docks and decided to...

Police and firefighters drill at old Hinckley warehouse

Oak Bluffs and Tisbury firefighters descended on a warehouse at the old H.N. Hinckley and Sons property Wednesday night for structure fire drill. Though...