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Missing Edgartown woman is found safe

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Updated at 1:45 pm An elderly woman missing in Edgartown has been found in good health, according to Edgartown Police Lt. Chris Dolby. The Town...

Shellfish aquaculture talk coming to Edgartown town hall

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On June 15 at 1 pm, Mia Halter, a conservationist who manages the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in southeastern Massachusetts, will discuss technical...

Edgartown swears in new town administrator

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Town clerk Wanda Williams swore in former U.S. Marine and Oak Bluffs Police Officer James Hagerty as town administrator Tuesday afternoon at a meeting...

Rhode Island ferry Ava Pearl rescued off East Chop

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Updated May 31 @ 4 pm The MV Ava Pearl, a Rhode Island Fast Ferry, lost power off East Chop soon after it departed Oak...

Squibnocket Beach opens after sweeping rejuvenation

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The lengthy and complex campaign to restore Squibnocket Beach and resituate its parking lot ended at noontime on Friday with a modest ceremony hosted...

County takes over tick program

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Dukes County has taken over the Martha’s Vineyard Tick-Borne Illness Reduction Initiative from the Island boards of health at the request of those boards....

Menemsha rigs for another season

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Chilmark selectmen, joined town administrator Tim Carroll, Police Chief Jonathan Klaren, building inspector Lenny Jason, and harbor assistant Tamar Rogers for a walk around...

Vineyard Wind gets the nod

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Updated 4 pm Vineyard Wind, the company with local connections that has promised to stage some of its operations on-Island, has been picked by the...

Telford headlines Tisbury tick talk

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Renowned Tufts tick researcher Sam Telford told a packed audience at the Vineyard Haven library Tuesday night that in terms of wickedness, Lyme disease...

DNA and RNA tick testing subsidized statewide

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TickReport testing will go down in price as a result of funding from the Centers for Disease Control. CDC gave $100,000 to the Massachusetts...

High school students volunteer across the Vineyard

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High schoolers lent their time to the Island’s nonprofit community Monday as part of Give Back Day, a volunteer initiative set in motion by...

Massive retaining wall finished at Squibnocket Beach

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A retaining wall built with colossal granite rocks reclaimed from a revetment that was recently removed to make way for a bridge is complete...

Decrepit state of Tisbury moorings irks mariners

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Updated May 23, 3:30 pm Local mariners are growing concerned about the poor condition of town moorings in Vineyard Haven Harbor after failures with two...

Port Captain to depart Steamship Authority

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Longtime port captain Charles “Greg” Gifford will retire next month, Steamship Authority general manager Robert Davis told The Times. Gifford’s departure comes after an...

Private electric lines vex Islanders

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Updated May 18 As electrical distribution lines fail from age, bad splices, or physical damage, many Islanders are discovering to their surprise the aerial or...

Defibrillator donated in memory of Christian Manley

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Christian Manley, a former Edgartown wharfinger, was honored at a noontime ceremony Tuesday at Memorial Wharf. Manley worked under harbormaster Charlie Blair for several...

Body found near Hvoslef Way

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Updated May 19 Tisbury police discovered a body in woods on Hvoslef Way in Vineyard Haven early Monday morning, according to Lieutenant Eerik Meisner. Meisner...

Newly renovated Lake Street Landing opens

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The refurbished Lake Street Landing opened Friday in Tisbury after close to $1 million worth of work that saw Offshore Engineering crews work through...

Police arrest ‘slalom pattern’ motorist

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Oak Bluffs Police charged a 26-year-old Winthrop man with drinking and driving and failure to stop for police after a chase on Beach Road...

Single-car accident results in OUI charge

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Oak Bluffs Police charged a 44-year-old Vineyard Haven man with drinking and driving and other charges Sunday after they responded to a single-car crash...
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