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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...

Martha’s Vineyard march heightens sexual assault awareness

Vineyarders gathered at the Ocean Park bandstand Saturday morning to raise public awareness about sexual assault.Connect to End Violence director Jennifer Neary and...

Judge: No gun license for Edgartown man

Updated April 30A Dukes County corrections officer whose license to carry was denied by Edgartown Police appealed that decision Friday in Edgartown District Court...

Housing Bank redo looming for West Tisbury

The topsy-turvy path the Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank has taken during the 2019 town meeting season continued unabated Wednesday when West Tisbury selectmen declared...

Chilmark approves all ballot questions

Chilmark’s voters approved four ballot questions at the polls on Wednesday.Ballots were cast at the Chilmark Community Center in the town's traditional ballot box,...

Chilmark sinks MV Housing Bank

Updated at April 25Chilmark voters indefinitely postponed Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank articles Monday night at the annual town meeting. The votes doomed sending the...

Asian longhorned tick continues northward march

Updated April 29The Asian longhorned tick, an invasive species from East Asia and Australia, continues to spread north, and is now found in Connecticut....

Woods Hole transfer bridges arrive from overseas

Four new transfer bridges manufactured in China have arrived in Quincy, and will soon make their way to Falmouth, Steamship Authority spokesman Sean Driscoll...

Deer don’t get Lyme

Vineyard hunters bagged a record 900 white-tailed deer last season, according to Dukes County tick biologist Dick Johnson, who found the number encouraging. Johnson...

Frustrated farmers target Canada geese

Updated April 17, 1:20 pmVineyard farmers met with wildlife specialists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Thursday afternoon to seek help in reducing Canada...

West Tisbury approves recreational cannabis zoning

Updated April 12In back-to-back votes on night two of West Tisbury’s annual town meeting, voters said yes to the sale and propagation of recreational...

West Tisbury approves Housing Bank

West Tisbury voters approved two major pieces of legislation Tuesday night in the first leg of annual town meeting. By a unanimous vote, the...

SSA terminal concepts take heat in Tisbury

Steamship Authority general manager Robert Davis and architect Liam Davis walked a modest audience through concepts for the next Woods Hole terminal on Monday...

Chilmark scores fast attack truck

The Chilmark Fire Department recently purchased a fast attack truck at the bargain price of $20,000. Technically a mini-pumper, according to Fire Chief David...

Vineyarders pack Ag Hall to support Flat Point Farm

In the wake of a ruinous fire at Flat Point Farm, the Fischer family got to bask in the gaiety and gratitude of hundreds...