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Alleged cruise thieves return to court

Oak Bluffs residents Diane Caponigro and Kathleen Leblanc came before Judge Benjamin Barnes in Edgartown District Court Friday in a continuation of a case...

Katama cleared for service

The MV Katama has been cleared, and returned to service Saturday, according to Steamship Authority spokesman Sean Driscoll. The return from repairs was delayed...

Montessori students headed to Rome

Five Vineyard Montessori students are going to Rome in May as part of the Montessori Model U.N. program. The program brings Montessori students together...

Ahead of demolition, Chilmark FD begins vacating station

The Chilmark Fire Department has begun to move out of its fire station on Menemsha Cross Road ahead of the demolition of the building....

Tisbury, MVC discuss Beach Road and sewers

Tisbury selectmen met with the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Monday night in the first of a proposed series of meetings over the future of Beach...

SSA aims to bring back the Katama Friday

Since a steering malfunction sidelined it on Dec. 23, the Steamship Authority has worked to get the MV Katama back in service. Initial repairs...

Carl Walker gone from SSA

Updated Jan. 8The ship has sailed for Carl Walker, the Steamship Authority’s longtime director of maintenance and engineering. Walker’s position was eliminated in adherence...

Airport gas station suit closer to trial

A lawsuit filed by the owner of the former Airport Mobil Station against the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission withstood a motion to dismiss Friday...

A fetid problem surfaces in Edgartown

 Repeated blackwater discharge onto the lawn of a house on 13th Street North in Edgartown has forced the board of health to hire a...

Driver pleads to sufficient facts after Tisbury triple crash 

A driver who caused a three-car crash in front of the Scottish Bakehouse last June has lost his license for 45 days. Marcione Vidal...

Edgartown selectmen vote to curtail pool bar operating hours

Edgartown selectmen voted unanimously Monday afternoon to approve an alteration of premises application made by the Harbor View Hotel pursuant to its pool bar...

Throttle issue sidelined freight ferry Gay Head  

The Steamship Authority freight ferry MV Gay Head was taken out of service Sunday morning for a mechanical problem, and missed six trips. At...

Chilmark, police department settle federal suit

Updated Dec. 30Former Chilmark Police Chief Brian Cioffi and the town of Chilmark have settled with former Chilmark Police Officer Elizabeth Gebo for an...

Zarbas win land court case

Updated Dec. 31John and Susan Zarba, pro se litigants in a complex boundary dispute, emerged victorious on Dec. 26, when Land Court Judge Robert...

Christmas morning incident musters first responders, tactical team

Early Christmas morning, West Tisbury Police, the Martha’s Vineyard Tactical Response Team, and a slew of Vineyard first responders answered a report about alleged...

SSA voluntarily sidelined the Martha’s Vineyard on Christmas Eve

Updated Dec. 27 The Steamship Authority ferry Martha’s Vineyard missed two runs Christmas Eve morning when an issue arose after its emergency generator was tested....

Bob Woodruff: ‘We’ve got a lot of work to do’

Any conversation with Bob Woodruff guarantees you’ll learn something interesting about the Manuel Correllus State Forest. Woodruff is the sylvan dynamo behind the Friends...

Katama loses steering while underway

Updated Dec. 27 The Steamship Authority ferry Katama lost steering en route to Woods Hole the night of Monday, Dec. 23. The partially crippled vessel...

Smith Brook site on Lambert’s Cove Road worsens

Workers discovered another sinkhole at the Smith Brook work site on Lambert’s Cove Road. An adjacent culvert is thought to have collapsed. Tisbury has...

Nichols sues to get back gun license

Dan Larkosh, attorney for Tisbury crossing guard Stephen Nichols, filed an appeal of Nichols’ gun license revocation. The appeal was filed on Dec.18 in...