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SSA pitches fare increases

The Steamship Authority predicts a net income of $2.4 million for 2020, a figure it finds too low. In order to arrive at a...

West Tisbury learns adult-use pot has different approval path

Marijuana entrepreneur Geoff Rose came before West Tisbury selectmen Wednesday to field questions from the board about a draft host agreement before that document...

New Tri-Town ambulance headquarters debated

Tri-Town Ambulance hopes Aquinnah, Chilmark, and West Tisbury will divide the construction costs for a new $2 million Tri-Town Ambulance headquarters into thirds, to...

Police, fire respond to Edgartown moped crash

Edgartown police and fire personnel responded to a moped crash on Dock Street Wednesday afternoon. The woman driver hit the curb, police said.She was...

Chilmark fire engine damaged on narrow road

A Chilmark fire truck took about $800 worth of damage during a drill on Stonewall Road on Sept. 9. Chilmark Fire Chief Jeremy Bradshaw...

Fernandes presses for youth voting rights

Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, is backing a bill aimed at giving 16- and 17-year-olds the right to vote in municipal elections. “For too long our...

O.B. conducts boat collision drill

A multiagency drill meant to hone marine and shoreside response in the event of a two-boat collision unfolded Sunday morning off Inkwell Beach in...

Edgartown approves prohibited tree

Updated Sept.18 At a shade-tree hearing Monday afternoon, Edgartown selectmen voted unanimously to permit James and Carolyn Berluti to remove two trees from their property...

Medical evacuation executed from Queen Mary II

Updated at 12 noonThe U.S. Coast Guard executed a medical evacuation from the Queen Mary II Monday morning about 75 nautical miles southeast of...

SSA begins Safety Management System assimilation

Nine months after HMS Consulting president John Sainsbury revealed pervasive safety flaws in Steamship Authority vessel operations to an audience in the Falmouth High...

It’s only a test: CG, first responders hold drill

The U.S. Coast Guard and several municipal emergency crews from the Vineyard will hold a drill off Inkwell Beach and in Oak Bluffs Harbor...

Governor Baker’s press secretary leaves for Vineyard Wind

Brendan Moss, former press secretary for Gov. Charlie Baker, will become Vineyard Wind’s communications director on Sept.16. Moss told The Times Friday he would...

West Chop foghorn on demand only

The West Chop foghorn no longer sounds with the frequency it once did. As part of a U.S. Coast Guard conversion of fog signals, the...

West Tisbury lauds police officer

In the company of West Tisbury Police Chief Matt Mincone and Tisbury Police Chief Mark Saloio, Sgt. Matt Gebo came before West Tisbury selectmen...

Tisbury commends Sgt. Day for restraint

Tisbury Police Chief Mark Saloio came before Tisbury selectmen Tuesday night side-by-side with Acting Sgt. Jeff Day and West Tisbury Police Chief Matt Mincone...

Vineyard is ‘remote risk’ for EEE

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a deadly viral pathogen transmitted to humans by mosquitoes, has claimed one life in Massachusetts this year, and infected six...

West Chop woes trigger Long Island housing exodus

Updated Sept. 11Problems that resulted in two children being exposed to toxic lead at West Chop Lighthouse housing have led to families being moved...

Tech security blip no danger, SSA says

A short lag in a security certificate renewal resulted in some users of the Steamship Authority website receiving a security warning when logging onto...

Chilmark scoffs at O.B. pupil formulas

Chilmark finance advisory committee chairman Rob Hannemann and committee member Vicki Divoll told Chilmark selectmen Tuesday night their counterparts in Oak Bluffs are unwilling...

Rossi and Wallace: Realty pioneers 

Longtime real estate agents Bill Rossi and Peyton Wallace have teamed up to represent Compass on the Vineyard. Compass is a New York–based real...