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Driver backs off Reading Room bulkhead for a second time

A fish storage box kept a Honda minivan driven by William Jones from toppling off the Reading Room bulkhead into Edgartown Harbor last Thursday...

Don’t get caught without those life jackets

Off Aquinnah, a vessel streaked across the sea against the distant backdrop of Gay Head Light. Petty Officer 2nd Class Joe Queen of USCG...

West Tisbury Library moisture and fungus damage fixes under exploration

Representatives from Nauset Construction and the architecture firm Oudens Ello met with West Tisbury officials in early August at the West Tisbury Library to...

Fisherman lands Obama fish lookalike

Todd Goodell didn’t know what he’d hauled up. Offshore at Hydrographer Canyon aboard the Kingfisher, he opted for some deep drop fishing before pressing...

Jeep driver cited in Tuesday collision with pickup

UPDATEDA 2017 Jeep Cherokee driven by Adrienne Barris crossed the centerline on Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road near the Verizon building in Tisbury Tuesday afternoon, and...

Is Crab Corner federal property? Maybe

Menemsha’s eastern jetty may underlie Crab Corner, based on information provided by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project manager Craig Martin — a revelation...

Fishermen’s Trust hosts third annual Meet the Fleet in Menemsha

Crowds streamed along Menemsha’s docks last Thursday for the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust's third annual Meet the Fleet, both a celebration of the...

Voltage is back in Menemsha, Crab Corner to stay closed

Phantom voltage was again detected in Menemsha, despite a grounding repair recently made to rid the harbor of electric current, Chilmark selectmen said at...

Kids circumvent fence to crab in restricted Crab Corner

Despite stark warning signs and a cordon of snow fence, children could be seen hunting crabs in the shallow waters of Crab Corner Sunday...

IHT sets ambitious goal at Sunday benefit brunch

The Island Housing Trust (IHT) held its sixth annual summer benefit brunch at the Lambert’s Cove Inn on Sunday where approximately $332,500 was raised.Under...

Aquinnah selectmen appoint Jeffrey Madison town administrator

Aquinnah selectmen unanimously appointed Cape attorney and Mashpee Wampanoag district court Judge Jeffrey L. Madison to be Aquinnah’s next town administrator at a special...

Chilmark committee endorses Crab Corner closure

The Chilmark harbor advisory committee voted Tuesday to recommend that Crab Corner stay closed pending definitive analysis of the source or sources of electricity...

Most Menemsha fire extinguishers fixed, harbormaster is assigned upkeep

Shocks and tingles from marine voltage, the discovery of unpermitted electrical work, and an incomplete grounding job have placed Menemsha Harbor under scrutiny this...

Aquinnah summer residents’ meeting sports no summer residents

Aquinnah selectmen zoomed through their Tuesday meeting in just under 15 minutes, largely because summer residents, who were the focus of the meeting, did...

Repairs made to harborside extinguishers within four days

Dockside fire extinguishers near the harbormaster’s shack in Menemsha sported fresh inspection tags, and sat in cabinets sealed with new doors, when The Times...

‘Julius Caesar’ sign stolen

updated August 2, 2:10 pmThe sandwich-board sign for the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse’s all-female rendition of “Julius Caesar” was stolen last Thursday and remains missing...

Chilmark bans drones from Squibby and Lucy Vincent

Chilmark selectmen voted to unanimously to prohibit drones from flying above Squibnocket and Lucy Vincent beaches at their July 25 meeting. On the recommendation...

Polito visit spotlights compact funds awarded to Aquinnah

At a ceremony held in Aquinnah Town Hall Monday morning, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and Representative Dylan Fernandes joined Aquinnah officials to sign a...

Missing fire extinguishers and damaged outlets are on Menemsha checklist

Dockside fire extinguishers in Menemsha showed neglect, as did outlets provided for transient boaters, when The Times visited the harbor on the evening of...

Crab Corner amps up Chilmark selectmen’s meeting

With dissatisfaction palpable in the audience over the access ban to Crab Corner, Chilmark selectmen elected Tuesday evening to keep the spot closed until...