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Eversource warns of widespread scams

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Scammers are preying on Eversource customers in increasing numbers — masquerading as Eversource employees through use of counterfeit uniforms, badges, and caller identifications, according...

Chilmark finalizes Community Center fees

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Chilmark selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday night to establish a final fee schedule for large nonprofit events at the community center, and for the Martha’s...

Hebrew Center to host Vineyard Wind hearing

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The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Army Corps of Engineers are coming to to the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center to talk...

Damaged meter closes town hall

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Tisbury town hall closed early Tuesday afternoon after a meter in a heavy metal housing was discovered to be “not normally attached” and dripping...

Lost trawler Mistress found on sea floor

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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

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  Updated Jan. 29 The 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

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Updated Jan. 25 Downed 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

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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

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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

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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...

Franklin Street building condemned after fire

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Updated Jan. 15 Tisbury 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...

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...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen

Updated Jan. 2 @ 6 pm The 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

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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

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

SSA and Senesco Marine settle for $950,000

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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...

Beetlebung Farm sells for $2.4 million

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Beetlebung Farm sold Tuesday afternoon to an entity called the Farm Group nominee trust for the sum of $2.4 million, Dukes County Registry of...

West Tisbury resident makes bid for cannabis shop

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A West Tisbury resident has made a public move toward establishing a recreational marijuana store on Cournoyer Road with a request for a town...

Bourne, Sagamore bridges eyed for rebirth

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The Bourne and Sagamore Bridges are the subject of a budding study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to determine whether the two...