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Auction looms for Hinckley’s hardware

Longstanding Island business H.N. Hinckley & Son’s, a.k.a. Hinckley’s Hardware, is scheduled for auction on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 12 noon, according to auctioneers...

Euthanasia order upheld for ‘dangerous’ dogs

Updated 5 pm Superior Court clerk Joseph Sollitto has upheld the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen’s Dec. 12 unanimous vote to humanely euthanize two pit...

Garage catches fire in Tisbury

Updated 3 pm At approximately 12 noon on Thursday, Tisbury firefighters responded to a call of flames coming from the service garage at Brickstone Construction,...

Chilmark police charge man with deer jacking

Chilmark resident Lev Wlodyka appeared in Edgartown District Court last Thursday, Jan. 11, on multiple charges stemming from what Chilmark police said was a...

Recreational marijuana regs on West Tisbury warrant

The West Tisbury planning board unanimously approved a zoning bylaw amendment, 6-0, which will let townspeople decide on zoning regulations for recreational marijuana sales...

MVC awarded $100,000 state grant

When the Baker-Polito administration announced $2 million in Community Compact Cabinet Grants on Tuesday, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, and the Island, won big, with...

Oak Bluffs master plan gets rolling

Citizens of Oak Bluffs — Oak Bluffians, Oak Bluffers, whatever moniker you prefer — if you want a say in the future direction of...

Dogs deemed dangerous get their day in court

Hillary and Kaitlyn Seaton and their attorneys went before Superior Court Clerk Joseph Sollitto on Thursday to appeal the Oak Bluffs selectmen’s unanimous Dec....

New Edgartown fire chief sworn in

Alexander J. Schaeffer was sworn in as the Edgartown’s new fire chief at Monday’s selectmen’s meeting. Mr. Schaeffer is taking over for Chief Peter Shemeth,...

Christmas light display raises nearly a ton of food

The 18th annual Christmas light extravaganza at the Gatchell residence on County Road in Oak Bluffs raised 1,880 pounds of foodstuffs for the Island...

Proposition 2½ override projected for Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs finances have been trending upward in recent years, with the general fund balance going from $116,000 in the red in 2012 to...

Search for new Edgartown police chief presented to the public

A spillover crowd of Edgartown residents filled the town hall meeting room, the adjoining lobby, and even the stairway to the second floor at...

Local lowdown on feds’ cannabis crackdown

Responding to the new mandate from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that U.S. state prosecutors enforce federal cannabis laws in states where marijuana is...

Storm’s effects still being felt

We will update this throughout the day, as we receive cancellations and notices. Please send anything we've missed to editor@mvtimes.com. The first ferry of the...

Pit bulls get reprieve

Although Oak Bluffs selectmen voted unanimously on Dec. 12 to euthanize two pit bulls with a troublesome history after a near-fatal attack on a...

Martha’s Vineyard 911 dispatch — the first, first responders

They are there for you, 24/7, 365 days a year. They handle emergencies, tragedies, and at times comedies. From the Communications Center at Martha’s...

Edgartown looks to outside help to find a new police chief

It’s been a revolving door at the Edgartown police chief’s office since Paul Condlin left in 2010 after 15 years in the top post....

New data show ongoing damage to Mill Brook ecology

Mill Brook originates in the Chilmark woodlands, and travels approximately four miles, crossing 10 manmade dams of various construction as it wends through West...

VTA and tribe combine to win transit grant

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) have teamed up to win $250,000 in funding from the Tribal Transit...

Town, union struggle for common ground

Updating Oak Bluffs selectmen on the ongoing negotiations between the town and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), town administrator Robert Whritenour described...