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Update: Field Club guilty in child’s drowning 

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  Boathouse Club LLC, the company behind the Boathouse & Field Club — an exclusive, members-only recreational club in Edgartown — was charged and pleaded...

Tisbury select board meeting porn bombed

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A Tisbury select board meeting Wednesday night was interrupted midway through by graphic video of male genitalia and a man with a British accent...

V.H. man arraigned on murder threat charge

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A Vineyard Haven man was arraigned Wednesday in Edgartown District Court on a charge of threat to commit a crime. Judge Paul Pino set...

O.B. doctor indicted in alleged kickback scheme

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An Oak Bluffs doctor has been charged through Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s office for her alleged participation in a fraud and money-laundering scheme...

It’s a change order for peat’s sake

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Chilmark’s select board learned Tuesday night that construction on the town’s new fire station hit a snag recently. Chilmark select board member Bill Rossi,...

Cable mishap closes O.B. terminal temporarily 

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The Steamship Authority diverted one or more vessels from Oak Bluffs on June 1 after two cables snapped on the transfer bridge at the...

Land Bank mulls campground proposal

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On Monday afternoon the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank commission voted to refer a campground proposal for the Southern Woodlands Reservation to the Oak Bluffs...

Offshore wind ‘pioneers’ graduate

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The first graduates of a program meant to educate Vineyarders to repair and maintain offshore wind turbines celebrated the hard work they put in...

Sheriff’s office records disappear

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Following a records request by The Times, Dukes County Sheriff Robert Ogden’s office has claimed certain visitor logs for the Dukes County Jail cannot...

High school funding agreement is reached

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A funding formula agreement for a new high school was reached Wednesday evening among members of a working group who represent the six towns...

Zarbas petition the Supreme Court 

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A long-running fight between former Oak Bluffs residents John and Susan Zarba and the town of Oak Bluffs has reached the U.S. Supreme Court....

Governor misses last two Memorial Day trips

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On Memorial Day, the Steamship Authority ferry Governor missed its last two round-trips on the Vineyard route. SSA spokesman Sean Driscoll said an essential...

Driver cited in two car Edgartown collision

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A motorist was cited for failure to yield following a two-car collision in Edgartown Tuesday morning, according to Edgartown Police Chief Bruce McNamee The...

Defendant receives prison time for child porn

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On Friday, Stephen Jenkinson pleaded guilty in Dukes County Superior Court to four counts of possession of child pornography, and was sentenced to state...

Kamala Harris visit is on hold

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Vice President Kamala Harris officially canceled her planned Memorial Day weekend trip to Martha’s Vineyard following the recent tragedy at Robb Elementary School in...

Vineyard may be viable for electric ferries

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The Steamship Authority board learned Thursday afternoon that electric ferries are potentially viable for the Vineyard route. A team from Elliot Bay Design, the...

Montessori water investigation continues

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Vineyard Montessori School’s Head of School Debbie Jernigan came before Tisbury’s water superintendent, Chris Cassidy, and Tisbury’s water commissioners in an effort to advance...

AG targets PFAS manufacturers

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At a press conference Wednesday morning, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced a litigation campaign against 13 per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) manufacturers. The...

Chilmark limits flags 

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Chilmark’s select board voted unanimously Tuesday night to limit flags flown on town flagpoles to federal, state, and town flags. The vote comes as...

Tisbury voters support housing bank

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It’s unanimous. Tisbury voters supported establishing a housing bank, making it six-for-six in town meetings and town elections for the Coalition to Create the...