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Tisbury police officer deployed as reservist to New Orleans

Tisbury Police Officer Dustin Shaw headed to New Orleans Sunday for a 60-day deployment as a U.

Time for the beach

Don't be one of those ill-prepared beach goers who turn lobster red and are bored to tears because they don't bring anything but their pale skin.

Dawn of a new Martha’s Vineyard hospital was mostly smooth

The new Martha's Vineyard Hospital opened for business Tuesday morning.

Chhibber attracts interest from immigration authorities

United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has issued a detainee order for Saurabh Chhibber, an Oak Bluffs businessman convicted of sexual assault charges in Edgartown District Court on June 10.

Aquinnah special town meeting is Tuesday

Aquinnah will hold a special town meeting Tuesday to clean up accounts, refine the definition of fulltime employees, and take action on revisions to zoning bylaws designed to protect residents against floods.

Archer’s arrow fails to fell wild turkey

A female wild turkey with an arrow through her back prompted calls last week from concerned residents who spotted her with a flock in the vicinity of Greenwood Avenue and Franklin Terrace in Vineyard Haven.

Hopeful signs business is back in Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs merchants are greeting the first stirrings of the summer rush with the usual mix of optimism and caution, keeping one eye on the cash register and one eye on the weather.

Moving in – new hospital opens June 22

Early Tuesday morning, the first ambulances will begin to arrive at the doors of the new Martha's Vineyard Hospital emergency room.

Solemn ceremony and joyous celebration for class of 2010

A few scarves fluttered in the breeze without a flap, clouds, no doubt lined in purple and white held back their rain, and Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's fifty-first commencement exercises for the class of 2010 took place Sunday with a mix of solemn ceremony and joyous celebration.

Harley Riders hold fundraiser for Will Lewis

The Martha's Vineyard Harley Riders, a group of motorcycle enthusiasts known for their charitible efforts, will hold a fundraiser to help one of their members, Will Lewis, who is suffering from a serous medical condition.

Land Bank buys West Tisbury field

The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank Tuesday announced it has purchased a 27-acre property in West Tisbury, between State and Old Courthouse roads.

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SSA approves fast ferry Saturday cruise requests

In the first quarter of the year, passenger and vehicle traffic was up slightly on the Vineyard route and down slightly on the Nantucket route, Steamship Authority (SSA) management reported to boatline members Tuesday.

Oak Bluffs businessman guilty of indecent assault

Oak Bluffs businessman Saurabh Chhibber, a man one police officer called a dangerous predator, was sentenced to 2.


"I think my dad's love of fishing started when he was little and a family friend would take him fishing at all hours of the day and night.

New tanks thanks

New fuel storage tanks, pumps, a canopy, and a fire suppression system are part of a complete upgrade for the Shell service station on Beach Road.

Hospital prepares for baby bump in July

Martha's Vineyard Hospital is preparing for a "baby bump.

Coast Guard offers free safety check

The Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer free safety inspections to boaters this Saturday at Station Menemsha.

West Tisbury selectmen ask state for action on intersection

The West Tisbury selectmen last week asked the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) to ask the state Department of Transportation (DOT) to conduct a road safety audit of the intersection of Old County and State Road.


The news brief "Island Dems attend convention," in the June 10 issue of The Times, incorrectly identified Tom Hallahan as the ex-officio Dukes County Commission delegate.