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Obama’s birthday plans go viral

Updated Aug. 3. Former president Barack Obama, who turns 60 on Wednesday, is hosting a birthday party at his Edgartown summer home this weekend with...

Woman saved after nearly drowning

A woman nearly drowned at Lucy Vincent Beach late Sunday morning. Chilmark beach superintendent Martina Mastromonaco called it a “fluke accident” near shore.  “Bystanders pulled...

Investigation continues into Chilmark camp incident

Updated Aug. 3 The Chilmark select board held an emergency meeting Tuesday afternoon to strongly admonish an incident that occurred at a summer camp at...

Chilmark man arraigned on rape charge

A Chilmark man has has been charged with rape of a child with force, aggravated statutory rape, indecent assault and battery on a person...

COVID cases jumped to 24 last week

Updated August 4 Martha’s Vineyard saw a jump in COVID-19 cases last week with the boards of health reporting 24 new cases between July 25...

Offshore wind experts testify in Washington

At a virtual hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment, and Cyber hosted by U.S. Rep. Bill Keating, D-Bourne,...

Dr. Michotek’s practice is valued

To the Editor:  I am writing to voice our disappointment that Dr. Michotek will be discontinuing his medical practice. Dr. Michotek has treated my 92-year-old...

Motorist airlifted after collision with emergency vehicle

  Updated Aug. 4 An Edgartown emergency response and command pickup truck collided with a Hyundai Santa Fe Sunday morning in West Tisbury. The Hyundai driver...