Sheriff Ogden Defeats Challenger in State Primary
Sheriff Robert Ogden has won the Democratic nomination for a second six-year term, defeating former Oak Bluffs police chief Erik Blake in unofficial primary results.
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Slow But Steady Turnout at Primary Polls
On a rainy primary election day, voters were turning out in a steady trickle across the Island to select candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, district attorney and, most energetically, sheriff.
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Primary Polls Are Open

Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. for primary elections for state offices from governor to sheriff.

All voters will see contests for governor and lieutenant governor while Democrats will also determine candidates for attorney general, secretary of the state, auditor, and sheriff. Republicans will also find contests for representative in Congress, state senator, and district attorney on their ballots.

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Early Voting Underway for Sept. 6 State Primary
Early voting is underway in all Island towns in advance of the Tuesday, Sept. 6 Massachusetts primary elections for state offices from governor to sheriff.
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'We Want You to Remember Tavaris and Tavaughn'
On the evening of August 23, the more than 100 friends and supporters of the Bulgin family heard words of faith, words of thanks for first responders and words of remembrance of the two young men.
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From Food and Rides to a Recycled Shark, Fair Captivates
West Tisbury was the place to be for the 160th annual Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society Fair, where a blend of old and new kept crowds entertained from August 18 to 21.
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Chilmark, Edgartown and Gosnold Net $572,000 in Seaport Council Grants
Menemsha Dock in Chilmark, Cuttyhunk Harbor in Gosnold and a plan to dredge Lighthouse Beach in Edgartown are three of 19 projects statewide to receive funding.
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Lawsuit Looks to Halt Stop & Shop Expansion Work
The Edgartown attorney whose lawsuit paused the planned expansion of the Edgartown Stop & Shop in 2018 has again filed suit against the project.
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