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Island Energy acquires Amerigas heating oil customers

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Island Energy recently purchased AmeriGas’ heating oil business. The deal was sealed last month, according to Jay McMann, president of Island Energy. McMann said...

Rallying for reproductive freedom

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Indivisible Martha’s Vineyard will be holding a rally on Saturday to demand “an end to the dangerous, escalating attacks on women’s reproductive freedom.” The...

Cars roll and bags fly

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  The 14th annual Tisbury Firefighters Association Car Show returned to Tisbury Sunday, and on a sun-splashed afternoon that felt more like mid-July than the...

Lambert’s Cove Inn up for sale

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Updated Sept. 29  Lambert’s Cove Inn is back on the market, for $6.9 million, according to owners John and Keya Cain. The Cains purchased the property...

Constable’s career closes; shellfish season opens

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Longtime Edgartown shellfish constable Paul Bagnall is set to retire after more than 30 years of service. Saying he turned 66 this year, “I’m looking...

Update: Man drowns off Long Point

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Video courtesy Ollie Becker of MVFF Productions Updated Sept. 28  A man recovered from the waters off Long Point Monday afternoon by a U.S. Coast Guard...

Swimming and running for a cause

To the Editor:  My name is Lou D’Agostino. I’m a Martha’s Vineyard local. On Oct. 7, I’ll be the first person to ever run and swim...

COVID cases hit single digit 

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Updated Sept. 28  Last week’s confirmed COVID case count reached single digits for the first time since early July, with only eight new cases reported...

Steamship Authority board meeting rescheduled for Thursday

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The Steamship Authority’s monthly meeting has been rescheduled from Tuesday morning to Thursday afternoon at 4:30 pm. As of noontime Monday, an agenda was...

Flag with profanity taken down after complaints

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A flag that included a profanity before President Joe Biden’s name flew from a boat in Oak Bluffs Harbor Saturday, prompting several passersby to...

‘You are loved’

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As the clouds from the prior night’s storm cleared and the dimmest glimmer of sunlight began to show on the shoreline, the parking area...

Linda Marvin Hastie

Linda Marvin (Chase) Hastie died peacefully at home after a long progressive illness, on Sept. 10, 2021, at the age of 82, surrounded by...

Rosamond Fay Isenberg

Rosamond Fay Isenberg, 91, of Palm Beach, Fla., and Edgartown, died on Saturday morning, Sept. 25, 2021, at her home in Hidden Cove. She...

Dexter P. Nerney

Dexter P. Nerney, 74, of Oak Bluffs, died on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, of natural causes on the Elizabeth Island of Nashawena. His loving...

Samuel R. Nussbaum

Samuel R. Nussbaum, M.D., 73, of Clayton, Mo., and Oak Bluffs died peacefully on Sept. 23, 2021, at home in Sengekontacket. He was the...

Paul Bruce Lewellyn

Paul Bruce Lewellyn (Bruce), 82, of Vineyard Haven, passed away at his home on Sept. 14, 2021.  Born in 1938 in Hutchinson, Kans., he attended...

NAACP: Strap incident was ‘racially insensitive’

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The Martha’s Vineyard chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) voted Saturday morning to formally acknowledge the belief that...

Prospective juror bails over mask concerns

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A prospective juror walked out of the Dukes County Courthouse in Edgartown without being officially released after she allegedly witnessed a fellow member of...

Tashmoo tree clearing prompts complaints

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A recent tree clearing at a property on Lake Tashmoo in Tisbury has prompted a stop work order amid concerns of erosion into the...

MVC closes Tisbury Marine Terminal hearing

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed out the public hearing for the Tisbury Marine Terminal project, which proposes to make repairs and alterations to its...