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East Boston woman suspect in Vineyard bomb scare

Julie Tejeda, a 31-year-old East Boston woman, is being investigated for a number of bomb threats made to American airports on Tuesday, July 9,...

Vineyard Wind dealt blows on two fronts

Updated July 12 @3 pmThe Edgartown conservation commission, in a 5-1 vote Wednesday, denied a permit for cables that would pass through the Muskeget...

Will Muskeget cables affect sharks?

The export cables Vineyard Wind intends to bury in the Muskeget Channel have taken heat from local fishermen over the course of three hearings...

Edgartown pool bar makes waves

A pool bar underway at the Harbor View Hotel has triggered a lawsuit by seven abutters. The suit seeks to annul a building permit...

Bomb threat closes airport temporarily

Updated 9:35 amMartha’s Vineyard Airport was closed for about 3½ hours Tuesday morning due to a bomb threat, but reopened after a bomb-sniffing dog...

Lost kayaks burden U.S. Coast Guard

Updated July 10A spate of lost kayaks or other paddlecraft over the Independence Day holiday weekend cost the U.S. Coast Guard roughly $428,300 and...

Chilmark addresses West Dock sinkholes 

Due to the chronic occurrence of sinkholes on the West Dock in Menemsha, Chilmark selectmen asked West Tisbury selectman Kent Healy, a civil engineer,...

Prepare to be boarded

Starting July 4, the U.S. Coast Guard will partner with local law enforcement agencies for Operation Dry Water, a campaign to prevent drunk boating....

A steel successor to replace legendary Shenandoah

The famed topsail schooner Shenandoah, the masterpiece of Captain Bob Douglas built 55 years ago, will one day be moored near an improved rendition...

The Leo Project roars onward

After a four-year fight with recurrent breast cancer, Jessica Danforth isn’t laying low, she’s building a center for children in Kenya. Diagnosed in 2015...

Passengers broil on MV Nantucket

On Sunday, air conditioning issues caused temperatures to soar inside the MV Nantucket. The Steamship Authority and a passenger aboard the ferry give different...

Driver charged with OUI in three-car crash

“I know that crash was my fault, because when drinking, it’s always your fault. It is what it is.” That’s what Marcione Pereira...

Trailer mishap gums up Menemsha

A bicycle trailer overturned in Menemsha on Thursday, June 27, clogging traffic on Basin Road. Nobody was injured, Chilmark Police Chief Jonathan Klaren told...

Edgartown hearing puts Vineyard Wind on trial

On June 27 an Edgartown conservation commission hearing on export cables for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project saw a packed and divided room,...

Two injured in truck crash

A landscaping truck went off Old County Road in West Tisbury Tuesday afternoon at about 3:20, crashing into a wooded area. Two people were...

Tisbury firefighters respond to electrical fire

Tisbury firefighters responded to an electrical fire on Pine Tree Road Tuesday afternoon, just after 2:30 pm.Several crews responded, and appeared to be concentrating...

Vineyard man in critical condition after fall from car roof

A 21-year-old Vineyard man is in critical condition after he fell from a car roof in Edgartown. Edgartown Police were called to the intersection...

Crawlspace fire contaminates Tisbury home

Tisbury firefighters responded to a structure fire on Winyah Circle at just after 5 am Monday. Smoke woke the homeowners up, Tisbury Fire Chief...

Fire destroys two boats in Lake Tashmoo

Updated June 26An early morning fire ravaged two fiberglass motor vessels at the Tashmoo Boatyard on Sunday. The Lofty and the Schultz-Sea burned to...

Rabid bat found in West Tisbury

Updated 1 pm A bat found at a West Tisbury home has tested positive for rabies following a state necropsy. As a result of the...