Aidan Pollard

Marine Mammal Protection Act Turns Fifty Years Old
Enacted on Oct. 21, 1972, the Marine Mammal Protection Act responded to growing concerns that marine mammal species were on the verge of extinction as a result of human activity
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Now Playing: the Return of the Strand Theatre
The Strand Theatre on the corner of Circuit avenue in Oak Bluffs is about to experience another rebirth after having been closed since the start of the pandemic.
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Eversource to Begin Major Underwater Cable Project

The utility giant is positioned this fall to begin work on a project that will run two new 23-kilovolt power cables to Martha’s Vineyard, eliminating the need for diesel generators.

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Jury Finds For Dr. Pieter Pil in Medical Malpractice Trial

A Dukes County Superior Court jury deliberated just two hours Friday before clearing well-known Island surgeon Dr. Pieter Pil of medical malpractice.

The verdict came in a case brought by Oak Bluffs businessman Choying Rangdol, alleging that Dr. Pil was negligent in treating Mr. Rangdol's post-operative bleeding following an appendectomy eight years ago.

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Jury Trial Underway in Superior Court Malpractice Case
In the county’s first Superior Court jury trial in more than two years, an Oak Bluffs businessman is suing a well known Island surgeon for medical malpractice.
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Derby Days Continue and Filet Program Marches on
So far approximately 2,800 people have registered for the derby, and organizers expect a final surge for the holiday weekend.
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Superior Court Convenes for Fall Session
A medical malpractice case is one of three potential jury trials topping the docket this month as the Dukes County Superior Court begins its fall session.
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Celebrating a Run With a View at the Gay Head 10K
Husband and wife team Kevin Montalvo and Maria Wong took him the gold in the overall and female categories at the Gay Head 10K on Sunday.
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Hunting Season Begins With Burgeoning Deer Population
As bow hunting season is set to begin on Monday, Oct. 3 the question of what to do about the increasing deer numbers is much on people's minds.
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Oak Bluffs Approves Bombay Indian Restaurant
A new business, re-imagined festival and a proposal for outdoor seating were all weighed by the Oak Bluffs select board Tuesday as businesses begin to shuffle their strategies, adapting to the fall season.
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