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Jeep crashes into Edgartown Meat & Fish

Updated Monday 11:30 am A 71-year-old Edgartown man crashed his SUV through the front of Edgartown Meat and Fish, injuring a patron at the coffee...

A whiff of trouble on the Martha’s Vineyard

Updated Friday, 3:45 pm There is an odor problem aboard the MV Martha’s Vineyard, just the latest in an ongoing string of issues since the...

Construction on airport Shell station underway

Construction of a Shell station at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Business Park is underway. One of three fiberglass fuel tanks was lowered by a...

Aquinnah, Chilmark communications gutted in nor’easter

With temperatures plummeting inside her Aquinnah home, 75-year-old Priscilla Belain lit her wood stove to keep warm. “Freezing inside,” she told The Times, recalling that...
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Island Home returns to service

The MV Island Home returned to Vineyard Haven just before 2 pm Thursday ready to make its 2:30 pm run back to Woods Hole. As...

Chilmark selectmen vote to join opioid suit

On the recommendation of selectman Jim Malkin, Chilmark selectmen voted unanimously to join a Kopelman and Paige lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. After joining selectmen...

Positions on three Chilmark boards open

Chilmark voters will encounter open seats on three different boards when they go to the polls on Wednesday, April 25. The surveyors of wood,...

SSA to seek warranty; Woods Hole to make Vineyard runs

Updated Tuesday, April 3, 5:30 pm The Steamship Authority issued the following alert: The last high-speed trip departing Vineyard Haven tonight will be at 9 pm.  The last...

Generators and containers on West Tisbury warrant

On April 10, West Tisbury voters will gather at the West Tisbury School at 7 pm to decide whether to amend zoning bylaws to...

Manter promoted to West Tisbury Police lieutenant

West Tisbury selectmen voted 2-0 to approve the promotion of police Sgt. Jeffrey “Skipper” Manter to the rank of lieutenant at the board’s weekly...

Islander gains valuable conch-bass-scup permit

The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust announced the recent award of a combination conch (channel whelk), black sea bass, and scup state permit to...

Two-car accident sends person to ER

A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Carole Avenue and County Road in Oak Bluffs sent at least one occupant to the hospital with...

Emergency crews converge for aircraft drill

Emergency crews from five Island towns participated in a drill on Sunday meant to simulate the bombing of an aircraft coming in for a...

Chilmark principal explains friction with school committee

Chilmark School Principal Susan Stevens said unwritten district policy and mischaracterization of maintenance are the root causes of problems she recently brought to the...

Maciel cousins remove stumps in Vineyard Haven

Cleanup from the first of the four March nor’easters continues in Vineyard Haven. Maciel and Sons owner Troy Maciel and his son Trevor teamed...

Chilmark selectmen troubled by effort to ‘stifle’ school

The thaw in relations between Chilmark and West Tisbury over funding of the Up-Island School District may have been short-lived, Chilmark selectmen learned at...

Squibnocket Farm subdivision bridge opens

With conservation committee administrator Chuck Hodgkinson riding shotgun, Chilmark Fire Chief David Norton crossed the new bridge to Squibnocket Farm in Chilmark’s 3,000-gallon fire...

MV Martha’s Vineyard leaves port for repairs

Updated 1:20 pm Not all the Steamship Authority ferries are canceled today due to weather. The MV Martha’s Vineyard left the SSA Vineyard Haven terminal...

Three-town police pursuit ends in Keith Farm mud

A police pursuit that began in Tisbury on Saturday at about 6:24 pm ended in a muddy field in Chilmark with an unidentified 17-year-old...

Harborside ‘fish house’ demolished

An iconic, but deteriorated “fish house” on the Vineyard Haven waterfront was razed Saturday. Tisbury selectmen ordered its demolition last week on the recommendation of...