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Edgartown lifeguard rescues puppy

MV Times | July 27, 2021 - 1:30pm

Edgartown lifeguard and EMT Brooks Jordan was making breakfast at his home and preparing for his workday at State Beach Saturday morning when he was alerted to a swimming emergency at the Bend in the ... Read full article


Porn suit settled

MV Times | July 27, 2021 - 10:33am

An Aquinnah woman has settled her federal lawsuit with the producers of porn films, according to federal court records. Terms of the settlement are not included in the documents filed with U.S. ... Read full article


Child injured in Edgartown pool incident

MV Times | July 26, 2021 - 3:36pm

On Monday a 3-year-old child was injured in a pool at the Boathouse and Field Club, a private club in Edgartown. The child was airlifted from the Vineyard, Edgartown Police Chief Bruce McNamee said. ... Read full article


Toxic algae closes part of Squibnocket Pond 

MV Times | July 26, 2021 - 2:29pm

The Chilmark Board of Health has closed part of Squibnocket Pond and posted a warning sign at the boat launch because of elevated levels of toxic cyanobacteria, aka blue-green algae.  Chilmark Health ... Read full article


Fewer COVID cases reported

MV Times | July 26, 2021 - 1:55pm

The number of COVID-19 cases dropped last week to 10 overall and the number of cases testing positive for the more contagious Delta variant remains at four, according to a report issued Monday by the ... Read full article


In O.B. two major accidents in two days

MV Times | July 26, 2021 - 1:43pm

Oak Bluffs fire and EMS responded to the intersection of County Road and Eastville Avenue for a two-vehicle crash involving nine occupants, six of whom were in one vehicle. The call came in at 6:53 pm ... Read full article


Barnstable and Dukes County fire chiefs train together

MV Times | July 26, 2021 - 11:05am

The Barnstable County Fire Chiefs Association visited the Island Thursday for its monthly meeting and a training session with chiefs from the Island. It was an auspicious occasion at the Edgartown ... Read full article


Keyshawn’s recovery continues

MV Times | July 26, 2021 - 10:32am

Keyshawn Devine is on the mend, according to his mother, Heather Devine, who described him as a “fighter and growing stronger every day.”  The 9-year-old boy was run over by a pickup truck on July 14 ... Read full article


Dreams made possible

MV Times | July 25, 2021 - 9:38pm

The 43rd annual Possible Dreams Auction raised $180,000 Sunday night with a little help from Chilmark seasonal resident and “Late Night” host Seth Meyers. The philanthropic affair raised funds ... Read full article


Rug Sox stun Creamers in playoff opener

MV Times | July 25, 2021 - 8:49am

The Martha’s Vineyard Women’s Softball League playoffs started with a shocker on Thursday night at the high school varsity field. The Rug Sox, who struggled through a 2-10 regular season, put ... Read full article