EMS Communications Overhaul Led by Sheriff Is Still a Work in Progress
An ambitious regional project to upgrade the Dukes County radio communications network from analog to a digital has faced significant hurdles.
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Charges Follow Dine-and-Dash Spree
A New York woman has been arrested on a slate of charges connected to an apparent dine-and-dash spree in Edgartown over the past two weeks.
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Oak Bluffs Hires Garrett Albiston as Conservation Agent

The Oak Bluffs select board unanimously appointed assistant health agent Garrett Albiston as its new conservation agent on Tuesday, filling a six-month vacancy in the position.

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M/V Governor Cleared for Service After Lube Oil Leak
The U.S. Coast Guard has cleared the M/V Governor for service after a leak was detected on the vesssel as it was berthed in the Vineyard Haven harbor Wednesday morning.
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With Hugs and a Horse, Island Kids Return to the Classroom
With hugs, rainbow walkways and a horse, Vineyard children arrived for their first true first day of school in more than two years Wednesday, returning all together to classrooms across the Island.
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Covid Cases Dip As Summer Departs
Cases of Covid-19 on Martha’s Vineyard continue to dip but remain at the highest rates since the beginning of summer, as Labor Day weekend ends. Boards of health reported 62 cases between August 29 and Sept. 4.
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Martha’s Vineyard Says Goodbye to Summer
Martha’s Vineyard reveled in the last moments of a busy summer Monday, closing out Labor Day weekend with ongoing labor shortages, farewells and a not-so-secret excitement for the off-season.
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Covid Cases Hit August High; Third Vaccinations Begin
As Labor Day weekend arrives, a second summer of Covid-19 continues to loom over the Island with case counts staying high, including many clusters among businesses.
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Island Businesses Report Strong Summer, Admit Total Exhaustion
The 2021 season was supposed to be the summer of recovery. And it mostly was. But business owners said it came at its own cost.
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Edgartown Will Postpone 350th Anniversary Picnic
With Covid-19 cases still high, Edgartown will postpone their 350th anniversary picnic after a recommendation from the town board of health Wednesday.
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