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Dump truck crashes into MV Shipyard building

A dump truck crashed into the gable end of Martha’s Shipyard’s office building Monday morning. No injuries were reported.Tisbury Fire Chief John Schilling...

Truro shark bite victim was standing, not swimming

The widely reported shark bite in Truro Wednesday occurred when the victim was standing in the ocean 30 yards from shore, according to a...

Missing paddleboarder prompts extensive search

Edgartown first responders initiated a marine search Thursday afternoon after a paddleboarder was reported missing at Norton Point. The call came in at 1:25...

Chappy residents disgruntled with postal delivery

The U.S. Postal Service mustered help for the Edgartown Post Office in recent weeks after a litany of dismal reports from customers reached its...

Jane Dreeben appointed to West Tisbury finance committee

West Tisbury selectmen and the West Tisbury finance committee appointed Jane Dreeben to the finance committee Tuesday night at a special joint meeting at...

Alcohol suspected in Friday night moped crash

Oak Bluffs Fire, EMS, and Police responded to a moped crash near Lola’s Restaurant at approximately 11:45 pm on August 10. The operator, Sergio...

Motorcyclist in West Tisbury crash lost leg, faces violations

The motorcyclist injured in a collision with a Subaru on the evening of August 7 has lost a leg, according to a GoFundMe page...

Oak Bluffs firefighters knock down truck fire

Oak Bluffs firefighters responded to a pickup fire on Wing Road Monday afternoon. The operator smelled smoke, pulled over, and exited the truck before...

Asian longhorn tick continues to spread

A foreign tick is spreading in the U.S., threatening livestock and people. First discovered in New Jersey in 2017, the Asian longhorn tick (Haemaphysalis...

Bouncin Czech$ disabled outside Vineyard Haven Harbor

The 24-foot center-console boat Bouncin Czech$ became disabled outside Vineyard Haven Harbor Friday afternoon, according to Tisbury harbormaster John Crocker. The boat suffered transmission...

Bill Murray involved in altercation with Peter Simon at Lola’s

A freelance photographer for the Martha’s Vineyard Times says he was shoved against a wall and doused with water by actor Bill Murray at...

Harborside transformers on decaying blocks

Updated August 15 at 3:45 pmTwo transformers near the harbor at the Vineyard Haven Steamship Authority terminal are perched on decaying concrete. The transformers...

Antibiotics aren’t always the best medicine

Dave Caron, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital’s director of pharmacy, is on a mission to educate the Vineyard on the consequences of antibiotic misuse through an...

One man injured in West Tisbury motorcycle accident

Updated, Thursday, 1:40 pmA 42-year-old Edgartown man was rushed to the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Tuesday night after crashing his motorcycle while passing two vehicles...

Chilmark selectmen applaud Backyard Bash

Chilmark selectmen commended the fire department Tuesday night for its annual picnic, the Backyard Bash, held August 1. Acting as temporary chairman in Jim...

Bacterial pollution closes Ice House Pond

Ice House Pond in West Tisbury was closed this morning to swimming after tests Wednesday revealed elevated levels of enterococcus bacteria, according to Land...

The man with the ‘Jaws’ tattoo

How can you tell John Hobby is a “Jaws” fan? Just look at his arm. There you’ll see the most famous maw in cinema....

Shark nabs fisherman’s striper off Chilmark

A shark ate a hooked striper, down to the head, at about 2:30 pm Sunday as the fish was being reeled in out in...

Car accident occurs in front of West Tisbury Fire Station

Updated August 6, 2018 4:02 pmA two-car crash in West Tisbury sent two people to Martha's Vineyard Hospital with injuries Monday afternoon, according to...

Shabby to chic in under a week

The ramshackle shack that appeared on the Gay Head Cliffs in late July and triggered some local criticism has undergone a rapid makeover. The...