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Nantucket prevails 27-7 over MVRHS in Island Cup series tie-breaker

The Island Cup will stay on Nantucket, as the Whalers defeated Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School 27-7, taking a 21-20 lead in the series...

Donald F. Hill

Donald Hill died on Oct. 29, 2021, at the age of 94 in his beloved home in Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard. Born in West...

Flooding forces police to close Five Corners

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On the first sunny day in close to a week, Five Corners in Vineyard Haven was closed due to flooding. It appears that overnight...

UPDATED: Vineyard deals with nor’easter’s mess

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Updated 10/30/21 Days after a nor’easter thrashed the Vineyard, power outages persist with about 162 customers still affected, according to MEMA’s outage map. That’s a...

Weather, outages push Island Cup to Sunday

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The combination of Saturday’s weather forecast and existing power outages has pushed the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) and Nantucket High School annual...

Rep. Fernandes secures $300,000 for Harbor Homes

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Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, has taken the first step in securing $300,000 during the Massachusetts House of Representatives’s negotiations of the American Rescue Plan...

Edgartown Police aid elderly resident

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On Thursday, Edgartown Police received a report of an elderly woman in need of a welfare check. It was reported the woman had been...

MVC reopens historic demolition record

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission reopened the written record for the 112 Dukes County Ave. historic demolition project. The new proposal downsizes the project from three...

Hospital opens Moderna, J&J booster appointments

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Booster shots for people that received Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccines are now available at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.  Those who received a...

Potential conflicts punctuate records fight

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Since June, Dukes County Sheriff Robert Ogden’s office has declined to release police audio records sought by the Martha’s Vineyard Times. The audio records...

The High School View: Project Vine; School schedule

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Read the MVRHS High School View: 10-28-2021

How the Land Bank calculates its exemption threshold

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Throughout the pandemic, the real estate market on Martha’s Vineyard has been red hot. The significant rise in real estate prices and flurry of...

Chilmark camp incident lawsuit reaches $45,000 settlement

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The parents of an 8-year-old Black child who had a tent strap wrapped around his neck by two white children at a Chilmark Community...

Tisbury PD achieves certification

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The Tisbury Police Department has achieved certification from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission (MPAC). As the Times previously reported, the department underwent an MPAC...

Vineyard sailors take silver in national championship

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Four members of the Vineyard Haven Yacht Club took silver at the U.S. Adult Sailing Championships for the Clifford D. Mallory Cup. The race...

Meet the West Tisbury Task Force Against Discrimination

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The West Tisbury Task Force Against Discrimination will be holding a virtual meet and greet on Nov. 18 at 5:30 pm. The goal of...

Day three: Cleanup and power restoration continues

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As of Friday morning, 2,000 Islanders remain without electricity, according to the MEMA power outage map. That's down from 3,292 customers on Thursday. At the...

Protected and served

Three years ago we wrote about the case of Vera Pratt, an elderly Chilmark woman who was bilked out of more than $3.5 million...

MVRHS sports highlight

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Girls soccer beats O’Bryant following loss to Nauset The Vineyarders’ 1-0 home win over John O’Bryant on Monday afternoon had a lot going for it...

Two Island nonprofits awarded grants

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Two Martha’s Vineyard organizations, Martha’s Vineyard Community Services and Vineyard House, received a total of $3,000 in grants from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors...