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Travis Viera acquitted in alleged break-in

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Travis Viera was found not guilty Tuesday in Edgartown District Court on four charges stemming from a 2020 case where he and three other...

Judge Barnes orders Buddy to pay up or show up

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Mason Buddy, an elderly man who pleaded guilty in September to stealing from other senior citizens, appeared remotely in Edgartown District Court Monday for...

Mattress stuffing stuffs jail waste pipe

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A mass of mattress stuffing plugged up a sewer line at the Dukes County Jail on Nov. 11, and required a septic crew to...

Veterans saluted in Oak Bluffs

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Vineyard veterans assembled Thursday morning, Nov. 11, on the edge of Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs to mark the day meant to recognize their...

Serving after they served

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A number of veterans serve in government roles on the Vineyard. The Times reached out to some of them to ask what the national...

Free ferry travel for veterans on Veterans Day

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Veterans can travel free on Steamship Authority ferries for Veterans Day. The free travel is offered through an SSA annual program meant to honor...

Special or annual election could fill the late Kent Healy’s seat

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A noticeably deflated West Tisbury select board spent a portion of a special meeting Monday exploring how best to fill the seat that opened...

Mason Buddy short on court-ordered payment

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Mason Buddy, who pleaded guilty to stealing from senior citizens in September, appeared remotely in Edgartown District Court Monday for a probation violation hearing.  Probation...

Nantucket sidelined with mechanical issue

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The Steamship Authority ferry Nantucket suffered an issue linked to its rudder midday Sunday and remained out of service for the rest of the...

Chilmark approves $950k for school HVAC 

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Chilmark voters were in a mood to say yes Saturday afternoon, passing every part of a 19-article warrant. Topping the warrant, a $950,000 request for...

O.B. Police report missing M-4 rifle

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Updated Nov. 6 The Oak Bluffs Police Department is missing a Bushmaster M-4 rifle, according to a press release issued late Friday afternoon by select...

Aerial shots reveal lofty effort to restore lighthouse

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Photography the Martha’s Vineyard Museum shared with The Times offers unique vantage points of ongoing the East Chop Light restoration. ICC Commonwealth is engaged...

Tisbury School project moves forward

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The $55 million Tisbury School building and renovation project is winding its way through town board and committees. On Thursday, the select board unanimously...

Tisbury voters headed to O.B.

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On Wednesday, the Tisbury select board voted unanimously to ask the state legislature for permission to move the annual town meeting outside the borders...

Menemsha anti-bird offer greeted warily

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Tuesday evening, the Chilmark select board learned a private donor was willing to fund repairs to the West Dock.  “The harbormaster received an offer from...

High school field project requires special permit

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Two potentially impactful developments in the polarized saga of the Martha’s Vineyard High School track and field replacement project have begun to unfold.  In an...

School HVAC tops Chilmark warrant

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Chilmark voters will address a 19-article special town meeting warrant on Saturday afternoon at 1 pm. The meeting will be held at the Chilmark...

Kent Healy, West Tisbury select board member, dies

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Kent Healy, a West Tisbury select board member and a longtime civil engineer, died Sunday morning. He was 89.  “Everybody loved him,” select board member...

UPDATED: Vineyard deals with nor’easter’s mess

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Updated 10/30/21 Days after a nor’easter thrashed the Vineyard, power outages persist with about 162 customers still affected, according to MEMA’s outage map. That’s a...

Edgartown Police aid elderly resident

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On Thursday, Edgartown Police received a report of an elderly woman in need of a welfare check. It was reported the woman had been...
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