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Board overruled investigator’s Santon findings

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Tisbury’s select board had an opportunity to be rid of a problem officer half a year before he was let go from the department....

Filler joins Tisbury Police Department

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On the recommendation of Tisbury Police Chief Chris Habekost, Tisbury’s select board voted 2-0 on Wednesday to hire and appoint Forrest Filler as a...

Dismay over auditorium incursion

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A former trustee of the trust that provided funding for the 1970s revamp of the second floor of Tisbury’s town hall into what is...

Motorist cited for striking Tisbury cruiser 

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Updated Jan. 11 A dump truck operator was cited after striking a Tisbury Police cruiser on State Road Tuesday afternoon. The dump truck was turning...

Medders won’t seek re-election

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After eight terms spanning 24 years of service to the town of Tisbury, moderator Deborah Medders plans to vacate the podium. Medders will preside...

Flotilla 11-09 will offer boating safety class

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Flotilla 11-09, the Vineyard’s U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary group, will offer a boating safety class on Saturday, Jan. 28. The class will take place...

O.B. Police make fentanyl bust

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Oak Bluffs Police arrested a man on fentanyl and gabapentin charges on Dec. 30.  Jake Merrill was arraigned Tuesday on possession with the intent to...

Warren Doty to pass the torch

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Longtime Chilmark select board member Warren Doty announced Tuesday he would not seek re-election. Doty said his service to Chilmark spanned 35 years as...

Tisbury Fire legislation on governor’s desk

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A home rule petition that would allow Tisbury firefighters to serve for a longer period of time has passed both chambers of the Massachusetts...

Ferry conversion price tag jumps

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The Steamship Authority's Port Council learned Tuesday morning that the price of converting recently acquired offshore supply vessels into ferries has escalated due to...

Oak Bluffs Police, drug task force make drug arrest

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Edgartown District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes set bail at $10,000 for Michael Pacheco, 35, after he was arraigned Thursday on one count of cocaine...

Feds take over robbery prosecution

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Miquel Anthonio Jones appeared in the dock in Edgartown District Court Thursday for what was to be a probable cause hearing related to the...

John O’Donnell: ‘My way to give back to the community’

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Oak Bluffs Fire Capt. John O’Donnell, 34, spends many of his nights at the town’s fire station. In addition to the general time he...

Tietje to the rescue!

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Patriot Party Boats owner Jim Tietje came to the aid of a number of people stuck off and on the Vineyard on Christmas Eve....

Sand-free finale for the Beach Road project?

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Updated Dec. 29 After some finger-pointing between the town of Tisbury and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), the state appears to have taken the...

Tisbury’s building commissioner moves on

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Tisbury building commissioner Ross Seavey has tendered his resignation. Seavey, an attorney, told The Times he will pursue a law practice focused on construction,...

Tisbury boosts residential exemption

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Tisbury’s select board voted 2-0 on Wednesday to fatten the town’s residential tax exemption from 18 percent to 22 percent. The change comes as...

Owen Downie, naval hero

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On Dec. 16, veterans gathered in the General George Goethals American Legion Post in Vineyard Haven for a Wreaths Across America ceremony, an event...

Cheer by the forkful from Edgartown PD

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On Saturday, Dec. 17, Vineyard seniors got a holiday treat from the Edgartown Police Department, a filet mignon dinner. Police officers traded in their...

O’Keefe’s office deemed Sgt. Day unusable

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A Vineyard police sergeant’s alleged misconduct ruined his value as a witness, and may have damaged the reputations of the two departments where he...