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Steamship was subpoenaed in ambulance probe

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As part of its probe into the Oak Bluffs Fire and EMS Department, the FBI subpoenaed the Steamship Authority in 2019, records show. While...

Booze minus food on ballot

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Tisbury voters will decide through a ballot question whether alcohol can be served without also serving food. The legislature has already approved the measure,...

Who will be district attorney?

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Updated Oct. 25 The next district attorney for Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket will be one of two people who’ve previously worked in the...

Stop & Shop creates parking at demo site

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A parking lot has emerged at the site of the old Golden Dragon restaurant. The building that only recently stood on a lot immediately...

School committee endorses new three-year contract

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With back-to-back votes Thursday night, resolution to a contract impasse between the Martha’s Vineyard Educators Association (MVEA) and All-Island School Committee was formalized. In...

Edgartown teenager charged with armed robbery

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The Massachusetts State Police have charged an Edgartown man with armed robbery, threat to commit a crime, and possession of liquor under 21 years...

Keating announces H-2B progress

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U.S. Rep. Bill Keating, D-Bourne, told The Times in a recent interview that after years of lobbying to cut red tape in the H-2B...

Steamship Authority raises fares

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On Tuesday, in its first in-person meeting on the Vineyard since the start of the global pandemic, the Steamship Authority board voted 4-0 with...

Chainsaw plea falls apart

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A plea agreement stemming from allegations William Scott Sanfilippo revved and brandished a chainsaw, and threatened officers with it, failed in Edgartown District Court...

Upheaval at church food program

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Updated 10/18 Good Shepherd food pantry leader Joe Capobianco has been terminated by the Diocese of Fall River after more than a decade of service....

Suspect allegedly flees police at 100 mph 

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A Tisbury man who allegedly fled from police at speeds estimated at 100 mph through three towns Thursday night on Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road ultimately...

Update: Island Home back in service

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  Updated 10/14 @ 1:30 pm After missing most of its afternoon and evening trips on Thursday and early Friday morning, the Steamship Authority’s Island Home...

Beach Road Weekend roundly supported

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Updated Oct. 14 Beach Road Weekend, the late-summer music festival held in Tisbury’s Veterans Memorial Park, received repeated support and compliments from a host of...

Election set to fill Gomez’s seat

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On the recommendation of town clerk Hilary Conklin and town administrator Jay Grande, Tisbury’s select board approved a special election for Jan. 24. The...

Minutes offer insight into FD probe

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Executive session minutes redrafted by the Oak Bluffs select board following an Open Meeting Law complaint filed by The Times show attorneys thought the...

Port council endorses rate hikes

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The Steamship Authority’s Port Council endorsed a $132 million 2023 operating budget and rate increases Tuesday morning. The six council members in attendance represented...

Old Golden Dragon Restaurant demolished

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An old restaurant at 14 Water St. in Vineyard Haven, which owner Shop & Shop has used as a warehouse, was taken apart with...

A proud moment for Chilmark

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Town and construction officials gathered in front of the skeleton of Chilmark’s new fire station Wednesday morning for a tree and flag topping ceremony....

Driver strikes support pole

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Edgartown police and firefighters responded to a report of a vehicle that struck a support pole outside the Dip 02539 at the Great Harbor...

Chilmark appoints new health assistant

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Chilmark’s select board unanimously appointed Anna McCaffery as the town’s next health assistant. Marina Lent, who performed all the duties of a health agent...