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Mast broke with MV Katama underway

A mast affixed to the MV Katama, one of the Steamship Authority’s freight boats, snapped during an April 27 crossing from Nantucket to Hyannis....

Station Menemsha celebrates Armed Forces Day

U.S. Coast Guard Station Menemsha invited the public to tour its facilities and vessels on Saturday, and brought in a Jayhawk helicopter from Air...

Fire tears through West Tisbury home

Updated May 20West Tisbury firefighters, joined by crews from Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, and Tisbury, knocked down a house fire on Old County Road Saturday...

SSA adopts a learning management system

Through an agreement forged with Canadian software company Marine Learning Systems, the Steamship Authority has begun to implement a major recommendation of the HMS...

Students scour Menemsha beach, dunes for debris

Students descended on Menemsha Beach Friday morning, snatching and bagging trash off the sand and trekking to the far edge of the Brickyard to...

Prescribed burns safeguard Vineyarders, rejuvenate forest

The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Bureau of Forest Fire Control and Forestry held prescribed burns over the weekend in Edgartown in...

Selectmen tour Menemsha

Chilmark selectmen did their annual onsite review of Menemsha Harbor Thursday morning. The board was joined by new harbormaster Ryan Rossi, town administrator Tim...

Ag Hall hits scheduling snag

The Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury, a highly coveted venue with limited availability, has an unintended double booking for Labor Day weekend. Both a...

Stop & Shop revives Tisbury renovation quest

Stop & Shop has resurrected plans to renovate its Vineyard Haven store. The first thing on the grocery chain’s to-do list is removal of...

A balloon to reflect on

The Trustees of the Reservations will host New Horizon, a hot air balloon with a mirror-like surface July 12 to 14 at Long Point...

Driver injured in Chilmark crash

A driver was taken to Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Friday afternoon with unspecified injuries after her Jeep crashed through a stone wall on North Road...

Bradley Cortez is West Tisbury Officer of the Year

West Tisbury Patrol Officer Bradley “Brad” Cortez was recently named the first ever West Tisbury Police Officer of the Year.“I’m very fortunate here...

Getting foxy in Woods Hole

Fox sightings in Woods Hole are on the rise, particularly near the Steamship Authority terminal.West Tisbury resident Tina Miller saw one at the SSA...

Sale of Carroll lot pushed forward

Chilmark selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday night to postpone closing on real estate intended for a new fire station and Tri-Town Ambulance facility, at the...

West Tisbury Police arrest suspected heroin dealer

West Tisbury Police officers arrested Adam Smilgis, 38, of West Tisbury Tuesday night and charged him with possession with intent to distribute a Class...

Corrections officer terminated after gun license rejected

Corrections Officer Jeremy Colon has been terminated by the Dukes County Sheriff’s Department, according to Sheriff Robert Ogden.“As of April 30, Mr. Colon was...

Sam Hart named Trustees director of Vineyard, Nantucket

The Trustees of Reservations named ACE MV executive director Sam Hart as its new Islands director. Hart is slated to take the position on...

County won’t fill airport commission seats

At their May 1 meeting, the Dukes County Commissioners voted 6-0-1 to leave two recently vacated seats on the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission vacant...

West Tisbury backpedals on Housing Bank

Updated May 1At a continuation of annual town meeting Tuesday night, West Tisbury voters clawed back the Housing Bank article previously approved on April...

Judge allows motion to suppress evidence in overdose case

Judge Robert Rufo granted a defense motion Tuesday to withhold evidence obtained through a search warrant in the case of Jason Willoughby.Willoughby is charged...