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Tax payment made on foreclosed property

West Tisbury selectmen announced Wednesday evening during their regularly scheduled weekly meeting that the trustees for real estate at 1034 State Road, property the...

Chilmark assesses two finalists for harbormaster

Chilmark selectmen interviewed two candidates for town harbormaster Tuesday night. The present harbormaster, Dennis Jason, is slated to retire in June. The selectmen and...

SSA’s two biggest ferries under the knife in Fairhaven

The MV Island Home and the MV Woods Hole, the Steamship Authority’s largest and newest vessels, are currently at the SSA’s Fairhaven repair facility...

O.B. zoning dispute in judge’s hands

The final arguments in a convoluted border dispute between the town of Oak Bluffs and guesthouse owners John and Susan Zarba were heard by...

Bat tests positive for rabies

Updated Feb. 26 A 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 pm A 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. 14 A 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...

Bill would protect homeowners with private power lines

State Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, has introduced a bill that would provide legal safeguards for homeowners with private electric lines. Chappy resident Dennis Goldin,...

Chilmark hunter cuts plea deal on multiple charges

A Chilmark man has admitted sufficient facts in Edgartown District Court to multiple hunting charges as part of a plea deal. The charges date...

HMS to facilitate its own SSA report

  Updated Feb. 11 The 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...

Dinghies arrested

Tisbury has apprehended dinghies, skiffs, and kayaks left on town waterfronts this winter and sent them to what harbormaster John Crocker described as “dinghy...

Transformer pads at terminal remain unrepaired

Updated Feb. 6 A pair of concrete blocks or pads supporting transformers at the Steamship Authority terminal in Vineyard Haven remain cracked and crumbling, with...

Menemsha Market graced iconic magazine cover

Menemsha Market is indelibly connected to the Seward brothers, David and Doug, whose parents ran the store and the former Post Office within it...