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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...

Oak Bluffs man hit with 46 indictments

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On Wednesday, a Dukes County grand jury returned 46 indictments against Felix Reagan of Oak Bluffs. Reagan remains held following the second of two...

Woods Hole residents criticize ferry line

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The Steamship Authority held the second of two community forums on the landside portion of the Woods Hole reconstruction project Wednesday night over Zoom....

Whelk vessel strikes buoy

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A whelk boat struck a bell buoy off the Vineyard early on the morning of July 2. The vessel was on autopilot when the...

Sam Hart to exit Trustees

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Updated July 6 Sam Hart, the Trustees of Reservations director for Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, will step down at the end of July in preparation...

Seven escape boat fire off O.B.

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Updated July 6 A good Samaritan vessel came to the aid of seven boaters Monday evening after they were forced to escape their burning boat...

Longval ascends to master chief

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Station Menemsha’s officer in charge, Justin Longval, was promoted Friday morning from senior chief to master chief at a ceremony at the Coast Guard’s...

Vaccine standoff between town, seniors

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Up-Island seniors and the West Tisbury select board found themselves at odds at a Wednesday Zoom meeting over the necessity of a vaccine mandate...

Ware man indicted on indecent assault of a child

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On June 29, a Dukes County grand jury indicted Jonathan Watson on one count of indecent assault and battery on a child. The charges...

Parade salute as Chief Estrella retires 

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Manuel Estrella III retired June 30 from the West Tisbury Fire Department after 47 years of service, 30 as chief. The Vineyard’s fire, EMS,...

Tons of soil to be removed at East Chop Light 

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The U.S. Coast Guard plans to remove 230 tons of soil from around East Chop Light as part of a lead remediation project. One...

DA declines to prosecute alleged rape aboard ferry

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Updated June 30 The Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office has declined to prosecute a Dorchester man on two rape charges stemming from an incident...

Pachico sworn in as fifth W.T. fire chief

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Greg Pachico was sworn in Monday evening as the fifth fire chief of West Tisbury. Town clerk Tara Whiting-Wells swore in Chief Pachico outside...

159th Ag Fair to be held in honor of Emma Hall

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In a unanimous vote by the trustees of the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society, a poster made in tribute to Emma Hall has been chosen...

Windle arraigned on multiple charges

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Jeffrey S. Windle was arraigned remotely before Edgartown District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes Friday morning on charges of uttering a false check, an attempt...

Prospect of in-person meetings sparks vaccine tiff

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For the first time since the start of the pandemic, the Chilmark select board agreed to hold meetings in person. The board will meet...

Three car crash closes road at down-Island Cronig’s

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A three-car accident near down-Island Cronig’s blocked off traffic around 1:40 pm, with vehicles being rerouted through the supermarket’s parking lot. The road opened...

Steamship Authority paid no ransom, Davis says

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Updated June 23 At the Steamship Authority’s first board meeting since a June 2 ransomware attack, general manager Robert Davis said no ransom was paid...

East Chop Light to undergo archeological survey 

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Coast Guard work at East Chop Light and Martha’s Vineyard Museum restoration work on the lighthouse are overlapping. Telegraph Hill Park remains cordoned off...

Update: SUV crashes into Five Corners garage

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Updated June 21  The driver of a Toyota Highlander faces drinking and driving and other charges after a crash in Vineyard Haven left a roadside...
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