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Vineyard eyes Dorian’s track

Vineyard emergency managers held a conference call with Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) officials Tuesday at 4 pm to discuss Hurricane Dorian. Formerly a...

Neighbors appeal pool bar decision

Harbor View Hotel abutter Lynn Allegaert and several other neighbors have appealed a decision by the Edgartown zoning board of appeals to uphold building...

Vineyard Wind to conduct radar survey

Vineyard Wind is poised to begin a survey of the Massachusetts fishing fleet in order to determine what types of radar various vessels have...

Rum Dog salvaged, placed on mooring in O.B Harbor

The sailboat Rum Dog, which grounded by Little Bridge in Oak Bluffs and then partially sank, blocking the inlet, has been pumped out, refloated,...

Partial Land Court triumph for Zarbas

In an August 16 decision, Land Court Judge Robert Foster handed down a final ruling on a portion of a complex zoning battle between...

Cannabis competition grows on Mechanic’s Street

Marijuana entrepreneur Geoff Rose has set his sights elsewhere in Vineyard Haven to open an adult-use marijuana shop. “I have identified another location in...

Coast Guard releases West Chop docs

In response to a Freedom of Information Act request, with repeated appeals, made by The Times, the U.S. Coast Guard released more than 400...

Coast Guard executes ‘first in the nation’ wind turbine drill

The U.S. Coast Guard executed a search and rescue exercise atop one of the Block Island Wind Farm wind turbines on June 24, a...

Edgartown, Vineyard Wind double-down

As Edgartown continues efforts to block approval of Vineyard Wind’s application for export cables off Chappaquiddick, Vineyard Wind announced it has taken major steps...

Rum Dog hits the beach (again)

Updated Aug. 28A 26-foot Pearson sailboat named Rum Dog came hard aground at the Little Bridge Inlet over the weekend. Chilmark resident Brian O’Gorman,...

Chilmark to sell 4.1 buildable acres 

Chilmark is set to sell a 4.1-acre parcel of land at 4 North Ridge Rd. The town took the land in a tax taking...

Minor hydraulic fluid leak aboard Island Home, a Governor hiccup 

Updated Aug. 26The MV Island Home suffered a minor hydraulic fluid leak Thursday evening from lift-deck tubing over the vehicle deck. Cones were placed...

Coast Guard admits failing West Chop families

The U.S. Coast Guard admits that families were moved into houses at West Chop without being properly warned about the dangers of lead on...

MV Nantucket vehicle door froze with rust

One of the vehicle doors of the MV Nantucket froze in the open position on the last day of June. Also known as freight...

Wind turbines and radar mix poorly

As budding offshore wind development brings the U.S. to the brink of a new chapter in energy production, questions remain as to how radar...

Bradshaw sworn in as Chilmark fire chief

Updated at 9:00 pmChilmark town clerk Jennifer Christy swore in Jeremy Bradshaw as fire chief Tuesday night before Chilmark selectmen and several members of...

Feds give SSA $2.5 million grant for Woods Hole

Through its Passenger Ferry Grant program, the U.S. Department of Transportation recently awarded the Steamship Authority $2.5 million to help fund the reconstruction of...

West Tisbury welcomes new police officer

The West Tisbury Police Department welcomed its newest officer this week. Town clerk Tara Whiting swore in Philip Hollinger at the West Tisbury Police...

Fecal coliform closes portion of Tashmoo to clamming

The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries has ordered a portion of Tashmoo Lake closed to shellfishing after tests revealed a high level of fecal...

Bomb hoax suspect ‘declared incompetent’

An East Boston resident, Julie Tejeda, who is a suspect in a bomb threat to Martha’s Vineyard Airport and who allegedly stabbed a Boston...