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Cheryl Anne Larsen

Cheryl Anne Larsen of West Tisbury passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 19, 2023. She was 66.  Cheryl was born on Sept 6, 1956, in...

Claudia A. Metell

Claudia A. Metell, 75, of Oak Bluffs, passed away peacefully, with family by her side, at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital on July 24, 2023....

Marion Walling Mohr

Marian Walling Mohr, former resident of West Tisbury, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 21, 2023, at her assisted living facility in Roswell, Ga....

Services Tuesday for Kate D. Davy

Kate D. Davy, 78, of Edgartown died on Thursday, July 27, 2023, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Her graveside service will be held in the...

Estelle Ruth Reagan

Estelle Ruth (Kirkpatrick) Reagan, “Stelle,” 95, passed away peacefully at her home, the Attleboro House, in Oak Bluffs, on July 27, 2023. She was...

Nearly a year later, local DA opens investigation into migrant flights

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Cape and Islands District Attorney Rob Galibois will be launching an investigation into last year’s transportation of dozens of South American asylum seekers who...

Passengers stranded overnight at Island airport

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Travelers trying to leave the Island this weekend had to spend a night in cots at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport.  On Saturday, dozens of passengers...

Sharks fall after epic playoff push

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The baseball gods toyed with the Sharks’ hearts this past week, as they miraculously launched themselves into playoff contention, and then — just as...

Sharks Saturday doubleheader a pivotal spot

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With their playoff aspirations on the line, the No. 8 Sharks play their two most important games of the season tonight, against the No....

West Tisbury Library holds 63rd annual book sale

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 The West Tisbury Library kicked off their 63rd annual book sale on Thursday. The sale will run each day from 9am to 3pm until...

Weather alerts: Air quality, rip current

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The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) issued an air-quality advisory Dukes County on Friday.  DEP says ozone levels are likely to enter into the...

Suspicious packages found at Lucy Vincent Beach

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A package police believe could be carrying illegal drugs washed up on a beach in Chilmark. The details of what type of drugs were in...

Up-Island restarting senior center planning

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The renovation of the up-Island senior center seems to be hitting pause again. Members of the West Tisbury Select Board agreed this week that they...

Real Estate Confidential: Dreaming of a Waterfront Home?

Real Estate Confidential is a biweekly chit-chat about new listings, sales, or other insider information on the Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate market, presented by...

Tisbury develops Lake Tashmoo denitrification plan

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Tisbury has a plan to tackle nitrogen levels in Lake Tashmoo, but it still needs state approval. The Tisbury Select Board unanimously approved on Wednesday,...

Sankaty mishap still under investigation

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Updated August 1 While the U.S. Coast Guard is not looking into how the Sankaty broke loose from a Woods Hole Terminal dock last week,...

Man out on bail arrested in downtown O.B.

An Oak Bluffs man out on bail led police on a chase down Circuit Avenue Wednesday, after being issued with an arrest warrant for...

African American Heritage trail designates new site

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The African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard (AAHTMV) unveiled a new site along its trail on Wednesday, honoring an old business in Oak...

Uncas Avenue housing project goes to MVC

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A contentious Oak Bluffs project will be headed to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission for review.  Developer and business owner Robert Sawyer is pursuing a comprehensive...

Lagoon beach closed for high bacteria count

A section of Lagoon Pond in Oak Bluffs was closed to swimming for a day this week. Doug’s Cove had a bacteria count over a...