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Parade rolls for Kayden

For Kayden Devine’s 12th birthday, Oak Bluffs and Aquinnah Police cruisers joined Oak Bluffs fire trucks, an ambulance, well-wisher vehicles, and motorcycles for a...

West Tisbury solidifies Tabernacle town meeting

The ongoing pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of local government, including the key forum for passing bylaws and budgets. Perhaps nowhere on the...

Holy Ghost Feast canceled

The Holy Ghost Feast has been canceled, a first in 100 years, according to Holy Ghost Association president Gina deBettencourt. The event was scheduled...

O.B. firefighters knockdown taxi van blaze

Oak Bluffs firefighters responded to a taxi van fire on Dukes County Avenue Tuesday afternoon, snuffing out the burning vehicle with Class A foam....

Tepid start for Vineyard storefronts

Updated 7:50 pm As part of phase one of the state’s reopening, a number of business types were able to reopen Monday, including retail storefronts...

Motorcyclist airlifted following Chilmark collision

Updated May 25 A motorcycle operator was airlifted from the Vineyard after colliding with a car on North Road in Chilmark. The accident occurred at...

Visitors ‘welcome,’ but urged to follow guidelines

On Friday afternoon, as the Memorial Day weekend got into full swing, state Sen. Julian Cyr, D-Truro, acting as a spokesman for the Cape...

Edson B. Cates, heroic Edgartown mariner

Codenamed Operation Iceberg, the assault of Okinawa was the final battle of World War II, and the biggest fight in the Pacific. A fleet...

Ahoy! Boat accident on State Road 

A boat landed on State Road late Friday morning. Mariner Jason Gale told The Times he was hauling an old bay scallop boat, the...

Island Home back in service

The Steamship Authority's largest ferry is back in service. The vessel motored over from the SSA repair facility in Fairhaven Wednesday night and entered...

County commissioners voice support for Malkin

Wednesday night, Dukes County Commissioners reaffirmed their support for Jim Malkin, the representative to the Steamship Authority they appointed in March to replace outgoing...

Remembering Joseph Dias Sr.

In the Crossways Cemetery in Tisbury can be found the fallen headstone of Joseph Dias Sr. and his wife, Sarah Manter. Dias served in...

Patriot owner defends against online accusations

A Vineyard contractor called out Patriot Party boats, operator of the ferry Quickwater, on Facebook for lax pandemic precautions that may have infected one...

Vineyard beaches open for Memorial Day

Updated May 21  With Memorial Day close at hand, beachgoers will find themselves in atmospheres unlike anything experienced on the Vineyard before. Friends and family...

Steamship Authority off-season excursion rates extended

The Steamship Authority board voted unanimously on Tuesday to extend off-season excursion rates until June 21 for both Nantucket and the Vineyard. The move...

Miss Jenna and its captain banned from Menemsha Basin

The fishing vessel Miss Jenna, a Vineyard crab and whelk boat, has been banned from the Menemsha Basin by the Chilmark harbor department. Harbormaster...

Carl Walker working for Senesco

Updated May 19   Carl Walker, former Steamship Authority director of maintenance and engineering, now works at Senesco Marine, according to his online résumé. The title...

Vineyard tests for everybody coming

Updated 12:05 pm, Saturday to include contact tracing information Modeled after drive-through influenza clinic plans Vineyard boards of health have kept at the ready, a...

Miss Jenna runs aground on Lobsterville Beach

Updated @ 2:45 The Vineyard fishing vessel Miss Jenna ran aground on Lobsterville Beach at 11:30 pm, according to the U.S Coast Guard. At 12:30...

Vineyard to get up to 15,000 COVID tests

Updated May 15 Thousands of COVID-19 tests are coming to the Vineyard, according to West Tisbury health agent Omar Johnson and Edgartown selectman Michael Donaroma....