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Fire engine crashes into cargo van

  West Tisbury Fire Engine 721 rear-ended a cargo van Tuesday morning on Edgartown–West Tisbury Road. The cargo van was subsequently propelled into the back...

Board evaluates Davis positively

Updated Dec. 16 Steamship Authority general manager Robert Davis received positive feedback from the ferry line’s board Tuesday morning as part of his annual evaluation....

Chappy cell tower trial concludes

A trial over the approval of a Chappaquiddick cell tower by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) wrapped up Monday in a Zoom session presided...

It was a very merry weekend

The holidays are going to be different this year, but there was still some merriment across the Island over the weekend. Christmas in Edgartown was...

Domestic workers advised on virus safety

At a Zoom meeting hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Community Ambassador Partnership Thursday night, novel coronavirus facts, tips, and figures were conveyed to the...

West Tisbury authorizes ‘Giving Barn’ sign

Jeremiah Miller, facilities manager for Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center, came before West Tisbury board of selectmen Wednesday evening for permission to erect a...

Town employee charged with defacing property

Edgartown Shellfish Constable Paul Bagnall is being charged with defacing property after he allegedly drove a town pickup truck over a neighbor’s lawn. The...

Cahill appointed to Port Council for Tisbury

In a unanimous vote Tuesday night, the Tisbury select board appointed Dukes County commissioner John Cahill to the Port Council of the Steamship Authority...

Santa choppers in for Menemsha Station kids

Midday Sunday, Santa Claus landed at Station Menemsha by helicopter with a bag full of gifts for the children of Vineyard Coasties. Such Christmas...

East Chop cleanup advances

A cleanup of lead paint in the soil around East Chop Lighthouse in Oak Bluffs appears closer to being realized. A proposal is “in...

Motorist gunner penalized for bagging deer

The Massachusetts Environmental Police reported via Facebook Sunday that their department had assisted Aquinnah and Chilmark Police in investigating a motorist with an untagged...

Second phase of pile-driving complete in O.B.

The second phase of repairs to the Steamship Authority’s Oak Bluffs Terminal is on track to finish Dec. 20.  “The pile-driving is complete, and the...

Dead whale spotted on South Beach

Updated Dec. 9 A dead whale was spotted on South Beach on Friday. Edgartown resident Hailey Yetman told The Times she was motoring along Atlantic...

Legislature passes police reform bill

Updated Dec. 7 The Massachusetts legislature passed an expansive police reform bill Thursday. The bill establishes a higher level of police officer credentials and standards,...

Dog declared dangerous in West Tisbury

On the recommendation of Animal Control Officer Anthony Cordray, West Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously Wednesday evening to declare a German shepherd from Dr. Fisher...

Chilmark doubles mooring fees

Chilmark selectmen unanimously approved updates and alterations to the town’s waterway regulations Tuesday night. The changes include increases in fees, strictures on slips, and...

Whatever happened to Danielle Clermont?

Updated Dec. 3 In 2017, Tisbury froze a candidate out of a job despite sponsoring her through a top police academy. When she sought employment...

Linhares moves closer to trial

Vineyard Haven attorney Casey Dobel, who represents a man accused of abusing his dog, made an appearance in Edgartown District Court Monday before Judge...

Shotgun season underway

Updated Dec. 1 Shotgun season for deer opened Monday across the state, and runs through Dec. 12. Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society president Brian Athearn reminded hunters...

Art and rug sale canceled due to virus spike

An art and rug sale slated for Nov. 28-29 at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury has been canceled by order of the Health...
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