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IHT fundraising surpasses goal

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Island Housing Trust (IHT), a nonprofit developer of affordable and workforce housing on the Vineyard, set a goal of raising $1 million during its...

Porn suit settled

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An Aquinnah woman has settled her federal lawsuit with the producers of porn films, according to federal court records. Terms of the settlement are not...

Fewer COVID cases reported

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The number of COVID-19 cases dropped last week to 10 overall and the number of cases testing positive for the more contagious Delta variant...

Manter suggests Vineyard Wind build a high school

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Richard Andre, president of Vineyard Power and a member of the West Tisbury energy committee, joined committee chair Kate Warner in an expansive discussion...

There’s another missing gun

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Updated July 27 A 65-year-old Edgartown woman is being charged with failure to report an unauthorized firearm and her license to carry was suspended by...

Fast ferry service from New York interrupted

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SeaStreak, the fast ferry company based in New Jersey, is not offering its high-speed trips from New York to the islands this summer after...

Skidmore retires abruptly as lighthouse keeper

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Updated July 22 Richard Skidmore is no longer the lighthouse keeper in Aquinnah, after more than 30 years. Officially, Skidmore has retired, but it’s how his...

Two Island organizations get grants from AG

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Two Martha’s Vineyard organizations are among 74 statewide that will share nearly $300,000 in grant funding to help pay for summer jobs for young...

SSA tries to give more access to Islanders

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The Steamship Authority is looking at ways to provide more last-minute trips for preferred customers from Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, general manager Robert Davis...

Kristal calls report ‘irresponsible’

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Tisbury select board chair Jeff Kristal has responded to police allegations he targeted a local businessman with a written statement calling The Times’ story...

Tisbury: ‘Front door to the Island’

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Tisbury turns 350 on Thursday, July 8. There will be no cake. No parade. No pomp. Fifteen months of a pandemic took the town’s focus...

Tisbury select board reorganizes

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Jeff Kristal is the new chair of the select board in Tisbury. Kristal was nominated during the board’s first meeting since Jim Rogers was...

Tisbury voters approve tax hike for school project

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  Tisbury voters approved a $55 million Proposition 2½ debt exclusion to pay for renovations and an addition at Tisbury School that will raise taxes...

Plymouth & Brockton buses will roll

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Islanders looking to take a bus from Woods Hole to either Boston’s Logan Airport or T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island will soon have...

Another, cheaper bus service to airports?

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Plymouth & Brockton bus lines would like to provide service from the Steamship Authority terminal in Woods Hole to Logan Airport in Boston and...

Seger remains at the helm at MV Museum

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Updated June 22 Taking over as the leader of a museum during a global pandemic may not seem like the best timing, but for Heather...

Rogers faces challenge from Cutrer in Tisbury

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Two candidates are running for the select board in the only contested race on the Tisbury ballot. Polls will be open on Tuesday, June...

Tisbury voters overwhelmingly approve $55 million school

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Tisbury voters approved a $55 million renovation and addition project during a special town meeting Sunday. In a 237-5 vote, voters approved a plan to...

Tisbury voters face big-ticket items

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When Tisbury voters convene on Sunday, June 13, at 1 pm on the grounds of the Tisbury School, the only business will be a...

SSA targeted in ransomware attack

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Updated at 5:30 pm The Steamship Authority is the target of a ransomware attack, which has disrupted its website and reservation system — disruptions SSA officials...
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