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West Tisbury health board seeks vaccine mandate

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The West Tisbury board of health is recommending that every town employee be vaccinated, though ultimately it’s up to individual appointing authorities to decide...

Update: Owen Little Way Beach closed again

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Owen Little Way Beach, the Tisbury-owned beach located next to the Vineyard Haven Yacht Club, has closed again as of Wednesday, August 18. The...

Dukes County population jumps by 25 percent

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Updated August 17 Dukes County’s year-round population now exceeds 20,000 people, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released Thursday. According to the data, Dukes County’s population...

P&B bus service set to begin Aug. 14

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Plymouth & Brockton is set to launch a new bus service from Woods Hole to airports in Boston and Rhode Island starting Saturday, Aug....

It’s high time for recreational marijuana

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Updated 5 pm Island Time, the recreational marijuana shop on 15 Mechanics St. in Vineyard Haven, has received state permission to open on Monday, August...

Martha’s Vineyard oyster truck shucked by bridge

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A truck from Signature Oysters in Katama sheared off its roof and was left mangled after hitting a bridge on Memorial Drive in Cambridge...

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...
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