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Plastic Free MV pitches Tisbury

A young trio of Plastic Free MV advocates came before Tisbury selectmen Tuesday night to propose a warrant article for the same type of...

Edgartown board hears Vineyard Wind pitch

Vineyard Wind is seeking approval from the Edgartown conservation commission to run two export cables off the coast of Chappaquiddick as part of the...

Selectmen question Patient Centric location

Just days after meeting with the public and getting some pushback about a proposed adult-use marijuana shop in Vineyard Haven, Patient Centric CEO Geoff...

UPS truck crashes into woods

 Updated June 12The roof was ripped from a United Parcel Service delivery truck Tuesday afternoon when the driver veered onto the shoulder on Old...

Lady Martha expected back soon

Updated June 12The Hy-Line ferry MV Lady Martha is expected to return to service June 13 after damage it sustained scraping the Oak Bluffs...

New port captain resigns from SSA

Updated June 10 at 4:20 pmJordan Baptiste has resigned as Steamship Authority port captain, a position he assumed in April, after being charged with...

Mom: Coast Guard knew housing was toxic

Citing an ongoing investigation, the U.S. Coast Guard has refused to release 474 pages of documents related to lead analysis, mitigation, and poisoning at...

SUV rolls over during police chase

Oak Bluffs Police pursued a speeding SUV early Thursday morning after it swerved around a cruiser and did a doughnut on Lake Avenue. The...

Major electrical work done at SSA terminal

 The Steamship Authority has replaced two damaged transformer blocks at its Vineyard Haven terminal. Eversource crews began mounting new 4,000-volt transformers atop the blocks...

SSA begins implementation workshop

The Steamship Authority board gathered at the ferry line’s Falmouth administrative offices Wednesday morning to brainstorm implementation possibilities for recommendations made by a consultant.HMS...

Chilmark mulls another Menemsha headboat

Chilmark selectmen learned on Tuesday night at their biweekly meetings, that police detective Jesse Burton wished to operate a charter boat, also known as...

Big dead ray under long Tisbury pier

A dead ray under one of the Tisbury Wharf Co. piers has become a Facebook star as Islanders try to identify the species. So...

Edgartown promotes Michael Snowden to sergeant

With family, friends, and fellow police officers crammed into the Town Hall meeting room, Edgartown selectmen accepted the recommendation of Police Chief Bruce McNamee...

Hy-Line ferry sidelined after scraping jetty in O.B.

The Hy-Line ferry Lady Martha scraped the northern jetty at the entrance to Oak Bluffs Harbor Friday night while motoring through thick fog, Hy-Line...

Ferry rained hydraulic fluid on vehicles, passenger

Updated at June 5Two vehicles were doused with hydraulic fluid in the MV Island Home vehicle bay as loading occurred for the noon crossing...

Eversource, O.B. forge battery facility accord

At a special meeting Monday morning, Oak Bluffs selectmen voted unanimously to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Eversource over a battery...

Marchers spotlight veteran suicide epidemic

Soldiers and cadets, veterans and civilians, moms and dads, and even babies in strollers set off on a trek Saturday morning from the American...

Major electrical work slated for Vineyard Haven terminal Monday

The Steamship Authority will work June 3 to 7 on two decayed transformer blocks at its Vineyard Haven terminal. Lawrence Lynch Corp. of Falmouth...

West Tisbury: Affordable housing loner, for now

The West Tisbury affordable housing committee held a meeting with West Tisbury selectmen on May 29 at the Howes House. Housing Bank advocates also...

As Pilgrim shuts down, danger still lurks

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station will shut down its reactor on May 31 after 47 years of operation. Built in 1972 for Boston Edison, it’s...