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David McCullough puts his stamp on immigration

Prominent American historian David McCullough unveiled a piece of American history at West Tisbury Post Office Friday.McCullough, who recently released “The Pioneers: The Heroic...

Chilmark offers fire chief contract to Bradshaw

At a special morning meeting Friday, Chilmark selectmen voted 2-0 to offer Assistant Fire Chief Jeremy Bradshaw a contract to step up to fire...

Chappy grand jurors look back 

Two members of a Dukes County grand jury who wanted to investigate U.S. Sen. Edward “Ted” Kennedy’s involvement in the death of Mary Jo...

Chilmark considers Bradshaw for chief

Updated July 18Chilmark Assistant Fire Chief Jeremy Bradshaw came before the board of selectmen Tuesday night to pitch his candidacy for fire chief. Fire Chief...

‘Battery’ effect suspected at Crab Corner

Three people reported “pins and needles” sensations while in the water at Menemsha’s Crab Corner on July 15, according to Harbormaster Ryan Rossi, who...

Whole neighborhood comes to court for pool bar case

A zoning case regarding a pool bar at the Harbor View Hotel filled half of the Dukes County Superior courtroom with abutters Wednesday morning....

The crash that launched Chappaquiddick

As he pressed through the tidal rip under the Dyke Bridge on Chappaquiddick in 1969, scuba diver John Farrar testified he could see two...

Striper plate applications continue to grow

Just under 350 people have submitted applications for the commonwealth’s new striped bass conservation plate, according to the deputy director of the Division of...

Man rescued after falling off boat

A boater was rescued Friday afternoon after falling off his boat and getting swept away in a rip current, Oak Bluffs Fire Chief John...

East Boston woman suspect in Vineyard bomb scare

Julie Tejeda, a 31-year-old East Boston woman, is being investigated for a number of bomb threats made to American airports on Tuesday, July 7,...

Vineyard Wind dealt blows on two fronts

Updated July 12 @3 pmThe Edgartown conservation commission, in a 5-1 vote Wednesday, denied a permit for cables that would pass through the Muskeget...

Will Muskeget cables affect sharks?

The export cables Vineyard Wind intends to bury in the Muskeget Channel have taken heat from local fishermen over the course of three hearings...

Edgartown pool bar makes waves

A pool bar underway at the Harbor View Hotel has triggered a lawsuit by seven abutters. The suit seeks to annul a building permit...

Bomb threat closes airport temporarily

Updated 9:35 amMartha’s Vineyard Airport was closed for about 3½ hours Tuesday morning due to a bomb threat, but reopened after a bomb-sniffing dog...

Lost kayaks burden U.S. Coast Guard

Updated July 10A spate of lost kayaks or other paddlecraft over the Independence Day holiday weekend cost the U.S. Coast Guard roughly $428,300 and...

Chilmark addresses West Dock sinkholes 

Due to the chronic occurrence of sinkholes on the West Dock in Menemsha, Chilmark selectmen asked West Tisbury selectman Kent Healy, a civil engineer,...

Prepare to be boarded

Starting July 4, the U.S. Coast Guard will partner with local law enforcement agencies for Operation Dry Water, a campaign to prevent drunk boating....

A steel successor to replace legendary Shenandoah

The famed topsail schooner Shenandoah, the masterpiece of Captain Bob Douglas built 55 years ago, will one day be moored near an improved rendition...

The Leo Project roars onward

After a four-year fight with recurrent breast cancer, Jessica Danforth isn’t laying low, she’s building a center for children in Kenya. Diagnosed in 2015...

Passengers broil on MV Nantucket

On Sunday, air conditioning issues caused temperatures to soar inside the MV Nantucket. The Steamship Authority and a passenger aboard the ferry give different...