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Psychic swindler exposed by Chilmark police sergeant

Chilmark selectmen praised police Sgt. Sean Slavin Tuesday night for his detailed investigative work on behalf of a Chilmark woman cheated by a South...

Islanders protest Eversource herbicide spraying

Approximately 50 Islanders gathered before the Eversource facility on Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road in Oak Bluffs Sunday afternoon to protest the utility’s continued use of...

Hearing seeks to halt Squibnocket bridge construction

Dukes County Superior Court judge Gary Nickerson set a hearing date for a preliminary  injunction that seeks to halt construction of a new bridge...

Worker spared house by jumping inside burning truck

Update 2:30 pmAn irrigation worker is being credited with saving a Chilmark house on Cross Rip Lane after his company’s van caught fire in...

Informal peace talks held between Aquinnah selectmen and assessors

Aquinnah selectmen and assessors held an informal meeting Tuesday night geared toward achieving detente in the fraught relationship between the two boards.Selectmen Juli Vanderhoop...

Failing barge remains in Lagoon Pond

A listing Vineyard Marine barge, which has raised concerns about potential environmental hazards amongst Oak Bluffs and Tisbury harbormasters’ offices because of its potential...

Squibnocket bridge construction to start ‘any day’

Construction of a bridge-like structure at Squibnocket Beach that has been the focus of a controversy for the better part of three years appears...

Report indicates major electrical work needed in Menemsha

On Tuesday evening, Chilmark selectmen discussed a survey report that called for significant repairs and upgrades to the electrical infrastructure of Menemsha Harbor. The...

Preliminary West Tisbury valuations available for viewing

The West Tisbury Board of Assessors are displaying preliminary real estate values through Oct. 10. The values are available online via the assessor’s page...

Senior Chief Robert Reimer earns his anchors

At a modest ceremony held under the flagstaff at Station Menemsha Monday morning, Senior Chief Robert Reimer, the station’s commander, rose to master chief...

Windemere and Eversource updates punctuate MVC hearing on OB town hall

Prior to a hearing for the new Oak Bluffs Town Hall last Thursday night, Martha’s Vineyard Commission executive director Adam Turner updated those gathered...

Massachusetts wins seventh annual energy efficiency award

Massachusetts was named the most energy efficient state in the nation by the American Council for Energy Efficiency, according to a press release from...

Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena partially open

Youth hockey, adult hockey, and figure skating are underway at the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena while it awaits final inspection after a $3.7 million...

West Tisbury to draft letter to Eversource over spraying

On Wednesday night, Sept. 27, West Tisbury selectmen directed town administrator Jennifer Rand to draft a letter to Eversource that seeks to establish dialogue...

Getting the lead out of Tabernacle benches

Tabernacle benches over a century and a half old have received a painted-on lead sealant as part of their ongoing restoration. The sealant, Ecobond,...

Decaying barge threatens Lagoon Pond

A corroded barge moored close to Sailing Camp Park in the Oak Bluffs portion of Lagoon Pond triggered worried discussion at Tuesday’s selectmen’s meeting....

Fisherman: ‘Wind gust pushed me off the pier’

A 73-year-old striper fisherman was pulled from the choppy waters of Menemsha early Thursday morning, after another fisherman on the Aquinnah side of the...

West Tisbury housing project has critics before proposal takes shape

Overtures to develop 27 acres in West Tisbury, once part of a farm owned by John and Debbie Olsen, have triggered alarm among Old...

Anthony Cordray appointed animal control officer in West Tisbury

West Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously to appoint volunteer firefighter and acting animal control officer Anthony Cordray to full-time animal control officer after a public...

Crash causes traffic snarl

Update 9/19 A Freightliner dump truck smashed into the back of a Dodge Caravan near Martha's Vineyard Regional High School early Monday evening, severely damaging...