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Eversource says it’s ‘confident’ it can maintain Vineyard electricity

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In a bullet-point statement issued to The Times Saturday, Eversource spokesman Bill Hinkle outlined the energy company’s progress on examining the failed undersea cable...

UPDATE: Sharks close out Waves

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Updated Aug. 8 The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks advanced to the New England Collegiate Baseball League Southern Division finals after completing a two-game semifinal sweep of...

Obama preps for party

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Updated August 7 A day after former President Barack Obama turned 60, he could be seen pushing his golf clubs between holes at Farm Neck...

Meyers has crowd laughing out loud

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Seth Meyers hosted the DJ Henry Dream Fund event Thursday night. The “Comedy for a cause” event at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs was...

Demolition hearing closed

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Updated 3:50 pm  The Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed out the public hearing on the already demolished 112 Dukes County Avenue home, following overwhelming testimony in...

MVC continues high school fields written decision

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday continued their written decision discussion on the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School athletic fields after making several changes and...

‘We will meet again someday’

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Updated Aug. 11 A vigil was held Friday evening for Fergus, a dog initially reported missing and then discovered euthanized.  The vigil was held in West...

Memorial service for Stuart H. Lollis

Please join the family and friends of Stuart H. Lollis for a memorial service to be held on Sunday, August 29, at 2 pm...

COVID cases on the rise

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Updated 3:35 pm  COVID cases are on the rise with 29 cases reported in the past six days, but Island health officials are not ready...

Jesus, gravestones, and a high-speed chase

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A 31-year-old New Jersey woman led Edgartown Police on a wild, high-speed chase Thursday destroying cemetery headstones, nearly hitting vehicles in the tourist-crowded village,...

It’s high time for recreational marijuana

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Updated 5 pm Island Time, the recreational marijuana shop on 15 Mechanics St. in Vineyard Haven, has received state permission to open on Monday, August...

Therese Katherine Wheeler

Therese Katherine (Allen) Wheeler, 51, passed away quietly in her sleep on August 2, 2021, at the West Roxbury VA hospital. She was born...

Bridges get new jumping signs

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Updated August 11 New signs warning people against jumping off Little Bridge in Oak Bluffs and Big Bridge, also known as “Jaws Bridge,” in Edgartown...

West Tisbury to dedicate building to retired fire chief

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On the recommendation of Fire Chief Greg Pachico, the West Tisbury select board voted unanimously to name the town’s public safety complex after retired...

Martha’s Vineyard oyster truck shucked by bridge

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A truck from Signature Oysters in Katama sheared off its roof and was left mangled after hitting a bridge on Memorial Drive in Cambridge...

Martha’s Vineyard issued stark warning

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Coastal erosion and flooding have always affected Martha’s Vineyard, but in the coming years, those problems will be exacerbated by rising sea levels and...

Painting stories with artist Thomas Lockhart III

Thomas Lockhart III calls himself an inspirational artist, explaining, “People get something out of the paintings. They're inspired by the images.” That's certainly the...

Great minds

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“Putting It Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created Sunday in the Park with George” by James Lapine is a gem of a book,...

Needs improvement

At last month’s board meeting, Steamship Authority general manager Robert Davis was lauded for his efforts over the past year. Davis received high marks...

‘Poetry of Trees’ fills the art space at the M.V. Film Center

For the past seven years, Vineyarders have been treated to an intimate look into the world of the artist Gretchen Feldman. Every summer the...