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Child dies following Field Club pool incident

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A 3-year-old child has died after being pulled from one of the pools at the Field Club, a private Edgartown club. The child died...

W.T. ‘dangerous dog’ under kill order

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Updated July 30 In a unanimous Wednesday vote, West Tisbury’s select board ordered a German shepherd named Stella to be put down after it allegedly...

Tisbury police officers reach three-year deal

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Tisbury’s select board announced the approval of a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with the police union, Local 419. The agreement, which reportedly grants...

Owner kills dog after it fatally wounds another dog

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Earlier this month a dog was mortally wounded at an automotive garage in West Tisbury when another dog escaped from a vehicle and attacked...

Child injured in Edgartown pool incident

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On Monday a 3-year-old child was injured in a pool at the Boathouse and Field Club, a private club in Edgartown. The child was...

Toxic algae closes part of Squibnocket Pond 

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The Chilmark Board of Health has closed part of Squibnocket Pond and posted a warning sign at the boat launch because of elevated levels...

In O.B. two major accidents in two days

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Oak Bluffs fire and EMS responded to the intersection of County Road and Eastville Avenue for a two-vehicle crash involving nine occupants, six of...

Keyshawn’s recovery continues

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Keyshawn Devine is on the mend, according to his mother, Heather Devine, who described him as a “fighter and growing stronger every day.”  The 9-year-old...

Reagan arraigned on 46 charges in superior court

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Felix Reagan was arraigned on 46 charges in Dukes County Superior Court Wednesday afternoon following a like number of indictments from a Dukes County...

Breaker issue impairs Island Home again

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A problem with a breaker connected to the steering system of the Steamship Authority’s largest ferry, the Island Home, delayed the vessel by 45...

Edey criticizes officials over Tisbury School

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Energy efficiency advocate Anna Edey leveled criticism at Tisbury officials Tuesday afternoon about the planned renovation and addition of the Tisbury School.  Up to $55...

One of four Vineyard undersea cables compromised

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Updated July 21 One of four undersea electrical distribution cables that serve Martha’s Vineyard failed on Friday, July 16, causing a spate of brownouts across...

Labor deal forged for Vineyard Wind 1

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In a ceremony on July 16, Vineyard Wind signed a labor agreement with the Southeastern Massachusetts Building Trades Council to erect America’s first industrial...

Sharks step up for Keyshawn

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The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks collegiate summer baseball league is sending love and support to 9-year-old Keyshawn Devine, who loves baseball. Keyshawn was struck and...

Methodist church sign tagged with homophobic decal 

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A “hate decal” was found on the sign board of the Trinity Methodist Church in Oak Bluffs on July 10, according to Pastor Hyuk...

Child injured by truck in Aquinnah

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A child was pinned under a pickup truck Wednesday morning in Aquinnah after being struck by it. Neighbors were able to jack the pickup...

Tisbury dog declared dangerous 

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Updated July 15 Tisbury’s select board voted unanimously Tuesday evening to declare a white German shepherd named Ranger a dangerous dog following two bite incidents...

$17K investigation, but no report

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The town of Tisbury spent $17,463.95 to investigate the Tisbury Police Department relative to one of the department’s staffers, but has no report to...

Iyanough litigation ends

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Litigation between the Steamship Authority and passengers who were aboard the Iyanough when it crashed into a jetty has come to an end. The...

Where’s the Glock?

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A .40 caliber Glock pistol is missing from the Tisbury Police Department. The pistol, which is town property, was reported missing “on or about...
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