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Bat tests positive for rabies

Updated Feb. 26A bat found in a Tisbury home was sent to a the state public health laboratory where it tested positive for rabies,...

Falmouth plow incident may have SSA link

Updated at 4 pmA plow driver who allegedly targeted Trump protestors on Falmouth’s Village Green last Monday with slush wash from a snowplow may...

Falmouth plow incident may have SSA link

A plow driver who allegedly targeted Trump protestors on Village Green Monday with slush wash from a snowplow, may be employed by the Steamship...

Headaches after V.H. terminal boiler blowback incident

There are only three reservation agents working on the Vineyard for the Steamship Authority. They work upstairs at the Vineyard Haven terminal. The agents...

Steamship Authority talk on HMS report set for March 5

Steamship Authority general manager Robert Davis announced Tuesday that a presentation on the HMS Consulting report will be held at 6 pm on March...

Eversource plans O.B. battery facility

The Energy Facilities Siting Board of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) held a hearing at the high school on a 14.7 megawatt...

Firefighters learn bailout techniques in Tisbury

Firefighters from Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury, and Onset gathered at the Tisbury Emergency Services Building over the weekend for two days of technical training,...

Overwhelming support for Vineyard Wind at hearing

Updated Feb. 14A team from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) came to the Vineyard Tuesday night to gather public comment on a...

Tisbury official says waves hit transformers

Tisbury building inspector Ken Barwick contradicted the notion a truck damaged one of two pads supporting transformers at the Steamship Authority Terminal in Vineyard...

HMS to facilitate its own SSA report

 Updated Feb. 11The Steamship Authority board met Saturday for a special meeting held to review the last element of the HMS Consulting report —...

Airport poised for cash-flow deficit

Dukes County Superior Court Clerk George Davis swore in a new slate of commissioners Wednesday evening at the monthly Dukes County Commissioners meeting. Newly...

Tisbury forms short-term rental task force

Tisbury selectmen agreed Tuesday night to assemble a short-term rental task force to gather information and advise the town about the state’s short-term rental...

35-foot VTA bus on loan to SSA

The Vineyard Transportation Authority has loaned one of its new electric buses to the Steamship Authority for evaluation, Steamship Authority spokesman Sean Driscoll and...

DART to hold animal workshop

The Martha’s Vineyard Disaster Animal Response Team, a.k.a. DART, will hold a pet workshop at the Oak Bluffs fire station on Saturday from 9...

O.B. slams Housing Bank funding idea

Advocates for a Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank came before Oak Bluffs selectmen Tuesday night and took heavy criticism from the board over their proposals,...

Skomal weighs in on shark swimming

Images and video posted by Ocean Ramsey of her swimming alongside a colossal white shark off Hawaii have gone viral on Instagram, sparking debate...

Davis backs a new hire for SSA

Updated Jan. 23Just one month after a consultant suggested staffing changes for the Steamship Authority, general manager Robert Davis backed securing a director of...

Still ticking in January

Vineyarders may think a stroll in woods during these cold winter days would be an activity without the hazard of ticks. It would be...

Tisbury selectmen preliminarily approve music festival

Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve Chicago-based Innovation Arts & Entertainment to engage in commercial activity at Veterans Memorial Park on Aug....

Coasties enter the no-pay zone

Updated January 16The budgetary impasse between President Donald Trump, who has demanded billions to seal off the United States from Mexico with a wall,...