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Edgartown investigates dog ‘attack’

MV Times | April 6, 2021 - 10:53am

The Edgartown select board is asking its animal control officer to investigate an incident involving a dog attack on Clevelandtown Road on Sunday, March 21. During a meeting Monday, the select board ... Read full article

O.B. narrows fire chief search

MV Times | April 6, 2021 - 9:55am

Oak Bluffs has narrowed its search for a new fire chief to three candidates. The finalists are Andrew M. Went of Lincoln, RI, William R. Choate of Lakeville, and W.F. Nelson Wirtz, of Brewster. “All ... Read full article

A new day for Sunset Lake

MV Times | April 5, 2021 - 1:56pm

In 2010, a group of neighbors living near Sunset Lake in Oak Bluffs had an idea to improve the lake. Eleven years later, that idea has become a reality. Early Monday morning, the Friends and Neighbors ... Read full article

Court denies tribe’s latest appeal

MV Times | April 5, 2021 - 1:36pm

Updated @6:40 pm A federal appeals court has rejected a request for an en banc review of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) versus the town and state. In a brief decision posted Monday, the ... Read full article

West Tisbury firefighters snuff out deck fire

MV Times | April 5, 2021 - 11:59am

Just before 4 pm Sunday, West Tisbury firefighters responded to a deck fire at 232 Longview Road.  “It started right in the center of the deck,” West Tisbury Fire Chief Manuel Estrella III said. The ... Read full article

Vineyard Wind downplays insurance risk

MV Times | April 2, 2021 - 4:07pm

At a Friday morning project presentation hosted by the Cape Cod Technical Council, a Vineyard Wind executive downplayed the prospect vessel insurers will prohibit their policy holders from passage ... Read full article

MVRHS field hearing focuses on PFAS

MV Times | April 2, 2021 - 3:02pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) heard additional expert testimony Thursday on the toxicological findings related to per- and poly-fluoralalkyl substances (PFAS) in synthetic turf proposed for ... Read full article

Grand jury could hear Reagan case

MV Times | April 2, 2021 - 2:03pm

Alleged kidnapper Felix Reagan came before Edgartown District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes remotely Friday morning for a pretrial conference and faced the likelihood charges against him will go to a ... Read full article

That shaking feeling was not an earthquake

MV Times | April 2, 2021 - 12:01pm

That jolt you felt around 10:45 am Friday was not an earthquake, according to a geophysicist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS). “Our best guess is there was some type of sonic boom,” ... Read full article

Harbor Homes receives $1,725 from client’s choice

MV Times | April 1, 2021 - 2:53pm

Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard recently received a $1,725 check through Feiner Real Estate’s Client’s Choice program that will go toward purchasing property in Oak Bluffs. Harbor Homes is looking ... Read full article