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$300k bail set for second robbery defendant

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Two suspects in the armed Nov. 17 robbery of a Rockland Trust branch in Tisbury will face federal charges as new details emerged indicating...

Historic district commissioners seek town guidance

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Reeling from the loss of their longtime captain, Harold Chapdelaine, who passed away in April, the West William Street Historic District Commission and Tisbury...

Tisbury ordered to release Santon minutes

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Updated  Tisbury’s select board has been ordered to release executive session minutes. The order came Monday as part of a determination from the Division of...

FBI still investigating ambulance billing

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Oak Bluffs town administrator Deborah Potter says a federal investigation into the town's prior ambulance billing isn’t over. In a Nov. 17 letter to...

Steamship Authority lands another vessel

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The Steamship Authority board voted unanimously Monday afternoon to authorize the purchase of a third offshore supply vessel for roughly $5.6 million.  Like the previous...

A big helping of giving from the Tisbury Police 

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Tisbury Police posted up in the town parking lot adjacent to Stop & Shop the day before Thanksgiving to collect food and monetary donations...

Video supports SSA transfer bridge explanation

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Security camera footage lends support to the explanation given by Steamship Authority general manager Robert Davis as to why a cable supporting a multi-ton...

Bail set at $300,000 for robbery suspect

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Updated 7 pm Miquel A. Jones was arraigned Monday morning in Edgartown District Court on a charge of being an accessory after the fact in...

Katama briefly sidelined

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The Steamship Authority freight ferry Katama was sidelined for a few trips Saturday morning to replace a starter on a bow thruster. The vessel...

Extra serving of ferry for Thanksgiving

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The Steamship Authority will run extra ferries to offset Thanksgiving traffic. Jim Malkin, the Vineyard’s representative on the SSA board, relayed that news Wednesday...

Schools open, search quietly continues

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The Vineyard was much quieter on Friday, the day after three armed robbers held up the Vineyard Haven branch of Rockland Trust. Gone was...

Delinquent dinghies will be dealt with 

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Tisbury is hauling out its dinghy floats, a task generally made easier when dinghies aren’t attached to them. At Owen Park, dinghies must be...

To renourish or not to renourish?

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Chilmark’s select board learned Tuesday night that a local resident has offered to pay to replenish “renourish” sand at Squibnocket Beach through a project...

Opie hits the road

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Massachusetts Environmental Police Sgt. Scott Opie has left the Vineyard. As The Times previously reported, Sgt. Opie began work on the Vineyard in 2020,...

Oak Bluffs man accused of strangling woman

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An Oak Bluffs man with outstanding domestic assault charges that include an allegation of strangulation, pleaded guilty in Edgartown District Court Monday to what...

Hospital sees 76 plus RSV cases in two weeks

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Updated 11/16 At a briefing on the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) Monday, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital leaders described the surge in cases as part of a...

Tisbury School gym undergoes demolition

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Heavy demolition of the Tisbury School gym began over the weekend and by Monday one whole side of the structure had been torn away,...

Free VTA service for about a month

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A grant has enabled Vineyard Transportation Authority (VTA) to offer free transit service during the holidays. The grant, which the VTA applied for along...

‘Foursquare’ demo rejected by MVC

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted to deny demolition of a circa 1900 house at 43 Look St. in Tisbury Thursday night. The decision follows...

Talk on sidewalks runs hot

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Updated Nov. 16 Unhappy Tisbury business owners gave Tisbury’s select board an earful on Wednesday about sidewalk work that has torn apart areas of the...