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Fishing vessel sinks in Woods Hole

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Updated May 15 The fishing vessel Determination sank in Woods Hole off Penzance Point early Friday evening. The U.S. Coast Guard was notified the vessel...

VTA unveils solar canopies

  The Vineyard Transportation Authority held a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday for a series of solar canopies it erected at its facility at the Airport...

Hose ramp takes bicyclist down

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A bicyclist went down crossing the Beach Road hose ramp at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven late Thursday morning. Two people who were bicycling...

Trump snipes at Vineyard Wind

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The success Vineyard Wind achieved Tuesday with the final approval of Vineyard Wind 1, America’s first industrial-scale offshore wind project, became an opportunity for...

Tisbury firefighters extinguish flaming vessel

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Tisbury firefighters knocked down a boat fire in Lagoon Pond Wednesday afternoon. The vessel was fully engulfed when the Tisbury fire boat came on...

Tisbury PD brings charity into compliance

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The Tisbury Police Relief Association, a charity run by Tisbury Police officers, has brought years’ worth of state filings into compliance following records requests...

Vineyard Wind 1 is a go

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Updated 5 pm The federal government gave the greenlight to the Vineyard WInd 1 offshore wind farm on Tuesday, a decision that allows mobilization and...

Tisbury welcomes Kate Hoffman as ACO

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Kate Hoffman, assistant West Tisbury animal control officer (ACO), has become Tisbury’s new ACO. Hoffman moved to the Vineyard about three and a half...

For Vineyard Wind 1, one last hurdle

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The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is close to issuing a record of decision for Vineyard Wind 1. This is the last major...

Shellfish constable opts for bench trial

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Edgartown shellfish constable Paul Bagnall appeared before Edgartown District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes remotely on Friday morning, and requested a bench trial. Bagnall faces...

Greg Pachico to be W.T. fire chief

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The West Tisbury select board voted unanimously Wednesday evening to appoint Greg Pachico as the town’s next fire chief. Pachico, a deputy chief, beat...

Chilmark sinks mooring rental

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Walter Wlodyka came before the Chilmark select board Tuesday night to appeal a harbormaster desist order regarding one of his two moorings in Quitsa...

Vineyarders testify for Fernandes’ forest bill

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Updated May 12 Vineyard officials joined Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, before the Massachusetts legislature's Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture on Tuesday afternoon...

Two motorists injured after O.B. collision

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Two motorists were injured Wednesday morning after a collision at the intersection of County Road and Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road. Oak Bluffs Deputy Fire Chief...

Charging station planned for Edgartown park and ride

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Edgartown’s energy committee aims to install electric vehicle chargers at the town’s park and ride lot. Edgartown energy committee chair Alan Strahler came before...

Charges dismissed against stuntwoman

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Hollywood stuntwoman Kim Washington Longino will have her driver’s license restored. An OUI charge brought by Tisbury Police has been dismissed by Edgartown District...

Tisbury punts on Chief Saloio’s contract

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At an unusual 7 pm meeting Friday night, the Tisbury select board voted unanimously to exercise an option in the town’s contract with Police...

Another wind farm planned near the Vineyard

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Revolution Wind, an offshore wind farm planned for an area of the Atlantic 12 miles southwest of the Vineyard, is headed into its environmental...

Septic company fined for septage revenge

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A Vineyard Haven septic hauler was fined $500 and hit with a 15-day permit suspension after evidence was presented to the Edgartown board of...

Keating visits Vineyard Rotary Club

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U.S. Rep. Bill Keating visited the Rotary Club of Martha’s Vineyard Wednesday via Zoom, and fielded a number of questions from club members. Keating...
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