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Klingensmith joins Edgartown PD

On the recommendation of Edgartown Police Chief Bruce McNamee, Edgartown selectmen unanimously appointed Doron Klingensmith as a year-round special police officer.  Chief McNamee said Klingensmith...

Gov. Baker launches ‘GetBack’ campaign

Just days ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, Gov. Charlie Baker is once again urging Bay State residents to hold small, intimate gatherings. He urged...

Mansion House told to stop illegal sewer use

The Mansion House was illegally dumping groundwater from a geothermal system at the hotel into the town’s sewer system without proper permits, town documents...

Tisbury rejects ‘ambitious development’ on State Road

Tisbury town planners and the select board have written letters opposing a proposed mixed-use development at 386 State Road in Vineyard Haven. According to a...

Tisbury School vote likely put off until spring

The $53.2 million Tisbury School renovation and addition project appears to be headed to voters in the spring, because an outbreak of COVID-19 on...

Two COVID cases involving SSA employees

After two incidents in the past week of employees testing positive for COVID-19, Steamship Authority general manager Robert Davis said the ferry service continues...

State of the Union (Street) in Tisbury

Should the town switch directions on Union Street? That was a topic put on the Tisbury select board’s agenda Tuesday, but no decisions were...

Man taken into custody after Woods Hole ferry incident

A man was taken into custody in Woods Hole Monday night after he attempted to get on a ferry without paying his fare, according...

SSA approves across-the-board rate hikes

With a sigh and some reflection on just how difficult it is to raise ferry rates, the Steamship Authority board voted unanimously for rate...

Tisbury students headed back after Thanksgiving

Tisbury students in grades 5 and 6 will head back to more in-person instruction the Monday after Thanksgiving break under a plan outlined and...

Two Cronig’s employees test positive for COVID-19

Updated, Friday, Nov. 6, 1:30 pm* Two employees at Cronig’s in Vineyard Haven have tested positive for COVID-19, owner Steve Bernier told The Times. The...

Biden with decisive win on Martha’s Vineyard

Updated Nov. 4 The votes are in, and while the Island’s votes are counted, there are still votes to be tallied in other parts of...

Circle of life and healing

David Berube served in the military for 21 years, part of that time spent as a chaplain at Dover Air Force Base, where he...

Weekend parties cloud MVRHS move to in-person instruction

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School has canceled extracurricular activities, including sports and clubs, for the week after students at the school gathered at parties...

‘We’re not out of the woods’

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital CEO Denise Schepici and the Island boards of health have issued a joint statement about what they call a “disturbing trend...

Tony’s Market reopens

Updated Nov. 3 Tony’s Market has reopened. The market closed Friday as a precautionary measure after a part-time employee tested positive for COVID-19. Owner David...

Times phones are out of service

The office telephones at The Times have been out of service for several days and our service provider has told us they may not...

New Halloween guidance issued by Tisbury

With Halloween just two days away, Tisbury has issued new guidance based on a discussion held during Tuesday’s select board meeting. Earlier this month, the...

Vineyard Haven man charged in SSA shooting incident

The Vineyard Haven man whose gun went off inside a shelter at the Steamship Authority’s Woods Hole terminal is being charged by State Police...

Tisbury leaders discourage trick-or-treaters

If you were thinking of coming to Vineyard Haven for Halloween, town leaders have a suggestion: Don’t. There is no traditional Halloween parade organized by...
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