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Island Pastafarian allowed to wear colander for license photo

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Donald Keller went into the Island’s Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) office ready for a boil, but the “Pastafarian” barely had to strain to...

That’s one lucky duck (decoy)

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There’s a new duck decoy record holder from Martha’s Vineyard. A rare redhead drake hunting decoy carved by Henry Keyes Chadwick, an Oak Bluffs...

Officer was subject of prior investigations

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Officer Mark Santon was suspended for two days in 2015 — one day for spreading a false rumor to colleagues that a supervisor was...

Hospital board defends decision to fire CEO

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Updated: The board of trustees at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital officially terminated Joe Woodin, the hospital’s president and CEO, at a meeting Wednesday morning. Woodin had served...

A new journey awaits

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We never planned to follow her that day. We stood with her at the bus stop, made sure she had the name tag around...

Woman in wheelchair gets left on ferry

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A woman in a wheelchair traveling from Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole was left on board the Island Home Tuesday, forcing the ferry to...

Taxi driver’s license put on hold after OUI

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A taxi driver will be sitting on the sidelines during the busy summer season after Edgartown Police Chief David Rossi denied his license and...

MVRHS teacher resigns citing `divisive’ atmosphere

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A beloved Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School history teacher has resigned calling the environment at the school “divisive” and saying she feels “bullied.” Elaine Weintraub,...

Woman in wheelchair gets left on ferry

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A woman in a wheelchair traveling from Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole was left on board the Island Home Tuesday, forcing the ferry to...

M.V. Museum breaks ground on new location

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The Martha’s Vineyard Museum held an official groundbreaking on Saturday at its new Lagoon-side location —  the former Marine Hospital/St. Pierre School of Sport...

Monuments pay tribute to the fallen

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  Editor’s note: With the unofficial start of summer upon us, it’s worth noting the reason most of us will enjoy a holiday on Monday....

‘Red House’ is changing hands

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It’s been a long time coming, but the “red house” located on Martha’s Vineyard Hospital property is being leased to the Martha’s Vineyard Community...

Parking at Collins Beach is a perennial problem

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In the off-season, it’s a place for people to eat a sandwich by the water or to bring a dog to romp in the...

Aquinnah casino opponents given time for Supreme Court appeal

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Like a Ferris wheel cabin being stopped at the top of its arc, a federal appeals court has frozen its decision in the case...

Martha’s Vineyard Museum wins state grant, groundbreaking planned

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The Martha’s Vineyard Museum is one giant approval step and now a $225,000 state grant toward building its new facility in Tisbury. On Thursday, the...

A sticky situation

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There's a reason my wife and I bought new construction when it came time to plunk down thousands on a home. We had already...

Aquinnah election causes some confusion

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Adam Wilson was elected to the Aquinnah board of assessors, but he can’t start just yet. Mr. Wilson, who ousted long-time incumbent Michael Stutz by...

Chilmark selectmen stand by their chairman

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The Chilmark board of selectmen blasted a story in The Times about the ongoing squabbles over a Squibnocket structure that aims to provide access...

Officer Santon faces possible discipline after woman prisoner found unresponsive

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A 25-year member of the Tisbury Police Department is on paid administrative leave and facing a disciplinary hearing in an incident that involved a...

Wilson wins assessor’s seat in Aquinnah

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Adam Wilson may be leaving as town administrator, but he’ll still have ties to the town. By a vote of 75-57, Mr. Wilson was elected...