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Boston MedFlight launches landing zone videos

 Boston MedFlight recently launched a video series on YouTube meant to improve first responder safety when medical aircraft respond directly to an emergency scene,...

Lost trawler Mistress found on sea floor

The Point Judith, R.I., trawler Mistress, which sank in foul weather on New Year's Day morning and triggered a large Coast Guard search for...

P.A. Club hosts Coasties, TSA personnel

 Updated Jan. 29The Vineyard’s Portuguese-American Club put on a gratis, all-you-can-eat fish fry dinner for U.S. Coast Guard and TSA personnel Thursday night, and...

Electrical fire guts Menemsha Market

Updated Jan. 25Downed wires ignited Menemsha Market Thursday night after a utility pole toppled in the midst of a storm that featured gusts of...

West Tisbury to secure foreclosed property with new locks

Wednesday evening, West Tisbury selectmen authorized town administrator Jennifer Rand to affix padlocks to a State Road property the town gained through tax delinquency...

Rotten balcony under repair at Hillside Village

A balcony at 60B Village Road, a collection of apartments at Hillside Village in Tisbury, is under repair after the Tisbury Building Department looked...

Bus charging station hits snags

Plans to install three 200-kilowatt charging systems at the Vineyard Transportation Authority bus station on Church Street have been impeded by a water main...

RODA and Orsted strengthen dialogue

Updated Jan. 23Danish wind energy giant Orsted, a joint partner in Bay State Wind and the new owner of Deepwater Wind, has forged a...

Franklin Street building condemned after fire

Updated Jan. 15Tisbury firefighters responded to a fire at 209 Franklin St. Friday afternoon and encountered a compartmentalized cellar heaped with smoldering debris. Neighbors...

Chilmark residents pack selectmen’s meeting

Chilmark residents jammed the selectmen’s meeting room Tuesday night, lining the walls and spilling out into an adjacent hallway and kitchen in order to...

Coast Guard identifies lost fishermen

The U.S. Coast Guard has identified the two fishermen who went missing after the trawler Mistress capsized and sank off Block Island early New...

Flotilla 11-9 to offer boater safety course

Flotilla 11-9, the Vineyard’s U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary group, plans to offer a boating safety course in Chilmark at the end of January.“If...

Hanover briefs county commissioners on SSA

Marc Hanover, the Vineyard’s representative on the Steamship Authority board, came before the Dukes County commissioners late Wednesday afternoon to brief them on the...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen

Updated Jan. 2 @ 6 pmThe U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search for two missing fishermen from The Mistress, a 52-foot trawler out of...

Tisbury firefighters extinguish chimney fire

The Tisbury Fire Department responded to a chimney fire at a home on the corner of Paula Avenue and Lambert’s Cove Road at about...

Selectmen give owner of foreclosed house a lifeline

West Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously on Wednesday, Dec. 19, to give the former owner of 1034 State Rd., which was taken in a tax...

Bay State Wind studying radar interference

As the issue of radar interference from wind turbines undergoes greater public scrutiny, Bay State Wind, the Eversource-Orsted wind energy venture, is examining what...

SSA and Senesco Marine settle for $950,000

The Steamship Authority has settled a dispute with the Rhode Island–based company that did a more than $18 million refurbishment of the ferry Martha’s...

Squibnocket Pond skiff ramp installed

John Keene Excavation completed the final piece of the Squibnocket project Friday with the installation of a skiff and kayak ramp on Squibnocket Pond,...

Sweeping reforms proposed for Steamship Authority

John Sainsbury, president of HMS Consulting, the firm that did a top-to-bottom review of the Steamship Authority, said substantial changes are needed at the...