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West Tisbury says yes to carbon reduction

  Tuesday afternoon, at a special town meeting held at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs, West Tisbury voters came across nothing on a 29-article warrant...

School price estimate expected Oct. 15

The Tisbury School Building Committee convened Monday night, and agreed to hold a joint meeting with the select board, school committee, finance committee, and...

Several departments begin firefighter training

Tisbury and West Tisbury began basic firefighter certification classes on Sunday. The classes encompass Firefighter I and II certification. West Tisbury Fire Lt. Brynn...

Navy responds promptly about Nomans

The Navy recently answered questions first posed by The Times at a Sept. 29 hearing on Nomans Land. Those questions went unanswered at the...

Chief Greene exits O.B. Fire Dept.

With his contract up, Oak Bluffs interim Fire Chief Martin Greene spent his final day on the job on Sept. 30. Chief Greene said...

Navy puts questions on the slow boat

During a two-part web event on cleanup and management prospects for Nomans Land, a Chilmark island the Navy used as a target range for...

Officer accused of racist comment after racist incident

A Tisbury Police officer allegedly made a racist comment to members of the family who own Ackee Tree Caribbean American Grocery on Beach Road....

West Tisbury voters return to O.B. Tuesday

West Tisbury will hold a special town meeting at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs on Tuesday at 4 pm. The event will mark the...

Trump supporter’s house shot at, sign vandalized

A home in Oak Bluffs owned by a man who supports the Trump-Pence ticket recently had a window broken by a BB and a...

Defendant in Voshell shooting death released on bail

Joseph (“JoJo”) Noe walked out of Fall River Superior Court Friday with a GPS bracelet around his ankle after posting $50,000 in bail. Outside,...

Dog ordered fenced and muzzled in West Tisbury

A Staffordshire terrier named Doc Brown has been ordered fenced and muzzled by West Tisbury selectmen in an effort to solidify a previous order...

O.B. terminal repairs 2.0 approved

Updated Sept. 23 In a 4-0 vote Tuesday morning, the Steamship Authority board approved a $752,524 contract for the second phase of repair work to...

Deer program returns

Popular programs meant to offset food insecurity on the Vineyard and mitigate the tick population are returning for this year’s deer season. Archery and...

West Tisbury Police searching for missing man

Updated Sept. 23 West Tisbury Police are asking for the public’s help in trying to locate Adam Friedman, who has been missing since Saturday night,...

Firefighters respond to Oak Bluffs fire for third time

Updated 7 pm Oak Bluffs firefighters responded to a brush fire behind the town’s cemetery for a third time Monday, after pockets of smoke and...

Is Doc Brown banned from town?

A Staffordshire terrier owned by a West Tisbury man is alleged to have bitten somebody in the Manuel Correllus State Forest on Sept. 15....

Beach Road project on hold?

Construction on the Beach Road shared-use path (SUP) project was slated to begin Sept. 8, but as of Sept. 23, no ground appears to...

Farmers market to run through October

West Tisbury select board members voted unanimously Wednesday night to authorize the West Tisbury Farmers Market to continue operating through October, per its special...

Chilmark establishes permanent climate committee

Chilmark selectmen endorsed a standing climate change committee, following reports selectman Jim Malkin gave about the progress of the town’s climate change working group....

Vehicle strike broke ferry door, SSA says

An interior door on the Steamship Authority ferry Nantucket, believed to have been damaged by a vehicle strike, was repaired Sept. 10, according to...