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Legislators: Misled migrants deserve justice

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Two Beacon Hill lawmakers are calling for an investigation into what they’ve called a “political stunt” that brought 50 migrants and refugees to Martha’s...

Two-minute warning for Sports Haven

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Bill and Caroline Miner came to the Island 25 years ago for a bike ride and saw an opportunity as they pedaled. With a...

Chilmark takes a farm stand

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A lease agreement between the owners of Grey Barn and the Trustees of Reservations caught the attention of the Chilmark select board Tuesday night. Taken...

Martha’s Vineyard remains in national spotlight

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The 50 migrants and refugees left for the mainland on Friday, but that hasn’t dimmed the spotlight on Martha’s Vineyard. On Wednesday afternoon when two...

Tribe chairwoman visits with President Biden

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The leader of the Island’s Wampanoag Nation spent Sept. 12 and 13 in the company of another nation leader. On Monday, Sept. 12, Wampanoag Tribe...

Attorney: Migrants were kidnapped

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Updated An attorney who specializes in immigration law says what happened to the 50 people brought to Martha’s Vineyard may be considered kidnapping. Rachel Self, an...

National immigration debate comes to Martha’s Vineyard

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Less than 24 hours after 50 migrants and refugees from Venezuela arrived at Martha’s Vineyard Airport, the Island is on the national stage — leading...

Strings attached

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It was a beautiful late summer day, but sunshine won’t get kites up in the air. “There was no wind, but the kids had a...

Heavy rain and thunder underway

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 The Island is being hit with some severe weather Tuesday morning into the afternoon with the potential for up to two inches of rain,...

Write-in campaigns successful

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Three Island residents have received enough write-in votes to have their names appear on the ballot for county commissioner in the Nov. 8 general...

Bray-ve souls: Donkeys go on the lam

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When Sarah Doyle arrived home at her house on Quansoo Road in Chilmark on Wednesday, she noticed her pony Peanut was a bit frantic,...

Repair costs escalate for ferry the SSA is replacing

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The Steamship Authority board — somewhat reluctantly — authorized an additional $461,314 to make necessary repairs to the steel on the MV Katama, a vessel they...

Brown, Sullivan battle for Republican nomination

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Two Plymouth residents — Jesse Brown and Dan Sullivan — will square off in the Republican primary Tuesday, Sept. 6, for a chance to run in...

Beach Road Weekend called ‘monstrous success’

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They battled a flooded field from a thunderstorm that required Friday night’s concert to be evacuated, traffic snarls due to the Lagoon Pond Drawbridge...

First Lyme vaccine shot administered

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If Pfizer’s Lyme vaccine gets approved, Kate O’Brian of Vineyard Haven will have some claim to fame on its road to helping prevent Lyme...

A compromise with Dershowitz?

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The Chilmark board of library trustees extended an olive branch to Chilmark resident and high-profile defense attorney Alan Dershowitz, offering to find a way...

‘Abigail and John had nothing on Rosalee and David’

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He was an awardwinning author. He won the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He was a noted historian. But five children, 19 grandchildren, and two...

SSA board to consider festival charters

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With a Steamship Authority ferry diversion off the table, Beach Road Weekend promoter Adam Epstein has cobbled together a series of charter ferry services...

Motion seeks dismissal of threat charge

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An attorney for Brian Langhammer argued that an alleged threat he made against police via text and a Facebook post didn’t mention any officer...

‘It’s going to be a long war’

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The video showed a woman who looked like she could be a grandmother. Instead of knitting a baby bonnet, she was crafting a cover...