Edgartown Fire Department Looks to Expand Its Ranks
Faced with a staffing shortage that has resulted in part from the Island housing crisis, the Edgartown fire and emergency services department is holding two recruitment sessions in the next two weeks in the hopes of refilling its ranks.
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Tisbury Marine Terminal Project Breezes Through Public Hearing
A massive project to redevelop the Tisbury Marine Terminal on Beach Road flew through its public hearing process at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday, seeing no opposition.
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Vineyard Trust Looks to Restore Confidence
The Cape and Islands district attorney’s office announced this week it will not prosecute the Vineyard Trust for altering contractor work quotes.
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Report Shows Dukes County at High Risk for Wildfire
A newly-released wildfire protection plan for Dukes County has identified all six towns on Martha’s Vineyard as high risk for wildfire.
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Memorial Wharf Is on the Move, As Work Begins on Historic Capital Project
Construction began Tuesday on a $4 million capital project to raise the Memorial Wharf pier between 18 inches and two feet and rebuild its crumbling infrastructure, preserving the dock for decades to come.
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Capt. Bob Douglas Receives Creative Living Award
Capt. Bob Douglas received the 38th annual Creative Living Award in a swashbuckling, joyous ceremony Monday night at the Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway, backdropped by the harbor he has called home for a half-century.
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Island Covid Cases Continue to Abate

Island health officials reported 27 new positive cases of Covid-19 last week, bringing case counts down to pre-summer levels after an August spike.

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Vineyard Falls to Salem in Return of Fall Home Football Season
In a heart-breaking, back-and-forth football game, the Vineyarders fell 8-6 in overtime to the Salem Witches on Saturday during the first home game of the season.
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Oak Bluffs Police Officer Resigns After Drunken Driving Charges
An Oak Bluffs police officer has resigned after facing drunken driving charges from his involvement in a two-car motor vehicle accident in Tisbury on Monday.
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Harbor View Hotel Sues MVC Over Strict Conditions on Spa Expansion
The Harbor View Hotel has sued the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, challenging the conditions attached to the recent approval of an expansion to the hotel’s spa, calling them unduly onerous, irrelevant and even illegal.
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