Dukes County superior court

Superior Court Set to Convene Fall Session, Absent Jury Trials

Three bench trials — including a long-running fight over a Chappaquiddick cell tower — top a busy civil docket as the Dukes County Superior Court meets for its fall sitting starting Monday.

Joe Sollitto Joins Island Law Firm

Former Dukes County superior court clerk Joe Sollitto has joined the firm of Brush, Flanders & Moriarty, LLC.

Judge Dismisses Bulk of Neighbor Claims Over Hotel Pool Bar

Abutters to the Harbor View Hotel were properly notified about a zoning hearing on changes to the hotel’s pool bar, a superior court judge said.

Manslaughter Case Moved from Dukes to Barnstable

A manslaughter case involving a fatal overdose from the powerful drug fentanyl has been moved from Dukes County superior court to Barnstable, after a motion was allowed by a superior court judge.

Superior Court to Convene; Civil and Criminal Cases on the Docket

Dukes County Superior Court is set to convene its fall session on Oct. 7, with three pending criminal matters and a civil case brought by neighbors of the Harbor View Hotel on the docket.

Tentative Trial Date Set in Fentanyl Case

A tentative trial date of Oct. 9 has been set for Jason R. Willoughby, 34, of Vineyard Haven, who was indicted by a Dukes County grand jury last October.

Edgartown Man Sentenced to State Prison in Fentanyl Case

Alexander W. Carlson was sentenced to four to five years in state prison Monday in a drug trafficking case involving fentanyl. Mr. Carlson pleaded guilty in Dukes County superior court to a second offense of possession with intent to distribute a class B drug.

Cake, Salutations and a Final Goodbye for Joe Sollitto

For the first time in 42 years, Joseph E. Sollitto Jr. descended the steps of the Edgartown courthouse as something other than the clerk of the superior court.

Vineyard Haven Man Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

Jason Willoughby, 33, of Vineyard Haven was indicted by a Dukes County grand jury last week on felony charges in a case that involves a fatal overdose from the powerful drug fentanyl.

Superior Court Opens: Light Docket Scheduled

The fall sitting of Dukes County superior court begins Oct. 1 at the Edgartown courthouse, with a light docket scheduled.