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Time is now to support Tisbury School

To the Editor: The Tisbury School building project needs and deserves the support of all Tisbury voters. Simply put, the current building no longer meets...

Martha’s Vineyard remembers the fallen

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  Spectators waved their small flags as they watched the veterans march down the road. The Dukes County Sheriff’s Honor Guard followed as a member...

Ernest O. Barrett Jr.

Ernest O. Barrett Jr., 84, of Vineyard Haven, passed away on May 26, 2020, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was the husband of...

SSA continues to divert ferries from Oak Bluffs

Updated June 1 The Steamship Authority is diverting ferries from Oak Bluffs for the second day in a row due to a mechanical issue at...

Updated: Martha’s Vineyard was busy for Memorial Day weekend

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Updated June 1 Martha’s Vineyard is expecting many tourists to come as the summer season approaches, and if Saturday night is any indication, they were...

Steamship Authority cancels some ferries

The following trips on SATURDAY 05/29/2021 have been canceled due to weather conditions. MV GOVERNOR 5:30 am Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven MV GOVERNOR 6:30 am...

White dog bites woman at Black Dog

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Updated May 31 A woman was bitten by a dog Friday afternoon near the Black Dog Tavern in Vineyard Haven. Tisbury Police Sgt. Christopher Habekost told...

Beach Road work to continue through June 17

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Beach Road in Vineyard Haven was swept overnight earlier this week ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, Tisbury town administrator Jay Grande confirmed. “ town...

No kidding: Goats to get new pens

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A Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank program that uses goats to clear invasive plants continues to thrive on the Island. However, the animals need a...

Island Home hits dolphin, breaks door

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The Steamship Authority ferry Island Home struck a dolphin (a maritime structure) Wednesday in Woods Hole with enough force to damage an evacuation door....

Tisbury going it alone in the ‘red’ for COVID

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Tisbury remains the only town out of 351 cities and towns in the commonwealth in the Department of Public Health’s “red” or highest risk...

Heidi Clarke Schultz

Our musical, funny, and complex mother died on May 21, 2021. She first made sure that her two daughters supported her decision and then,...

Bulgarian national sentenced for Martha’s Vineyard ATM scam

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Georgi Kanev, a 33-year-old Bulgarian national, was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison Wednesday in connection with a 2013 ATM card skimming scam...

Motorist takes out poles in Edgartown

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Edgartown fire, rescue, and emergency medical personnel responded with Edgartown Police to a single-vehicle crash on Beach Road Thursday morning.  “Somebody jumped the guardrail, took...

W.T. sets new fire chief’s salary

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With contract language still in the works, the West Tisbury select board nevertheless forged ahead Wednesday evening with setting a salary for new Fire...

Saloio had been offered one-year deal

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The town of Tisbury offered Police Chief Mark Saloio a one-year contract ahead of his decision to retire. Executive session minutes released this week show...

Vineyard Wind awarded airport heli hangar bid

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The former Dutchess Hangar at Martha’s Vineyard Airport will soon serve as a helicopter base for Vineyard Wind’s offshore wind farm. The hangar was approved...

Chilmark voters ratify fire station, ambulance HQ project

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Chilmark annual town election voters said yes at the ballot box on Wednesday to the $11.1 million fire station and Tri-Town Ambulance headquarters project...

Girls lacrosse tops Nauset for first win

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The MVRHS girls lacrosse team got its first win of the season on Friday at Dan McCarthy Field in Oak Bluffs, holding off a...

Martha’s Vineyard Marathon and Half-Marathon results

On Saturday, the Martha’s Vineyard marathon and half-marathon was held. The race was sponsored by Cape Cod 5 Bank. COVID safety regulations were enforced,...
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