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Police vehicle hunt finds alleged hit and run pickup

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West Tisbury Police have charged a pickup truck operator in relation to an Aug. 5 hit and run collision that sent one motorist away...

Tisbury School: A $26 million crucible

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  In the face of $26 million in cost escalations, the Tisbury School committee gave an update Tuesday on the Tisbury School renovation and addition...

Firefighter graduates academy, alleges no training funds offered

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A Tisbury firefighter who graduated from the Massachusetts Firefighter Academy in June alleges he hasn’t been reimbursed for travel and other expenses incurred in pursuit...

Ocean View gets demolished

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On Tuesday, a demolition crew went to work on the charred Ocean View Restaurant. A fire burned through the restaurant in March. The Oak...

Klingensmith not guilty in assault case

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James Klingensmith, who attempted to run for West Tisbury select board with a cloud of a criminal charge over him, was found not guilty...

Tashmoo Ave. hydrant test shows low to no lead 

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A recent lead and copper test of hydrant water near the Vineyard Montessori School has yielded results that starkly contrast with high test results...

Pickup search underway after alleged hit-and-run

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West Tisbury Police are on the hunt for a Tacoma-size white pickup truck, possibly with roof racks, that may have been involved in a...

No injuries in two boat collision

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Updated Aug. 8 On Friday, the Tomahawk, a charter fishing vessel out of Menemsha, collided with the Gloria Jean, a Fairhaven fishing vessel. The U.S....

Woman arraigned for allegedly harassing a comedian

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A woman was arraigned in Edgartown District Court Thursday for criminal harassment.  Yasemin Yarkin, who appeared virtually from the Dukes County jail, pleaded not guilty...

Will a leaky courtroom trigger a courthouse sale?

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As the Dukes County Courthouse, long plagued with heating, cooling, plumbing, and electrical problems, continues to add to its résumé of dysfunction, the county...

Man charged with threat to shoot O.B. cop

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James Dillon, 26, pleaded not guilty in Edgartown District Court Thursday at an arraignment on charges of threat to commit a crime and witness...

Few riders on sunset shuttle 

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A limited sunset shuttle for Menemsha that was put back into service on Saturdays after intervention by Chilmark Town Hall and the VTA isn’t...

Tisbury rigs for master planning

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) and the town of Tisbury will be hosting forums on Tisbury’s master plan. The forums will take place August...

Bridge jumping takes bite out of Apple watches

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The Edgartown Police Department has taken possession of 15 Apple watches recovered by a good Samaritan from below Big Bridge. Big Bridge has also...

Fire damages ‘abandoned’ house

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Oak Bluffs firefighters extinguished a fire Tuesday evening in a small house near the intersection of Tradewinds Road and Wing Road. The house was...

Steamship expects Gay Head service on Thursday

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The Steamship Authority expects the freight ferry Gay Head to return to service on Thursday after repairs in Connecticut. The vessel went out of...

Wareham cop pleads to punching senior 

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A Wareham Police officer on suspension admitted to sufficient facts Monday in Edgartown District Court on a charge of assault and battery, amended down...

Manter retires from West Tisbury PD

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On Sunday, Lt. Jeffrey (“Skipper”) Manter ceremoniously retired from the West Tisbury Police Department after 47 years of service. The thank-yous given to Manter...

Rifle minutes deemed insufficient

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Following a complaint filed by The Martha’s Vineyard Times, the state attorney general’s office found that five sets of the Oak Bluffs select board...

Det. Duquette leads drug seizure, arrest

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Tisbury Police Det. Charles Duquette led members of the Martha’s Vineyard Drug Task Force in the execution of a search warrant on New York...