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The 15th Vineyard Cup sails on the sounds

MV Times | July 13, 2021 - 2:40pm

The 15th Vineyard Cup Regatta set sail last weekend, with 40 boats competing over two days of exciting racing on the waters of Vineyard and Nantucket sounds. Tropical Storm Elsa passed through the ... Read full article

$17K investigation, but no report

MV Times | July 13, 2021 - 2:29pm

The town of Tisbury spent $17,463.95 to investigate the Tisbury Police Department relative to one of the department’s staffers, but has no report to show for it.  An invoice obtained by The Times ... Read full article

Island cancer support organization receives $10,000 grant

MV Times | July 13, 2021 - 2:24pm

An Island long-term cancer survivor support organization recently received a $10,000 grant that will be used to provide valuable information and a platform for communication to those still affected by ... Read full article

Michotek to end house call practice

MV Times | July 13, 2021 - 2:08pm

After operating the Island’s only house call medical service for the past two and half years, Michael Michotek, M.D., is ending his practice amid issues with his patients seeking care at the Martha’s ... Read full article

Iyanough litigation ends

MV Times | July 13, 2021 - 1:44pm

Litigation between the Steamship Authority and passengers who were aboard the Iyanough when it crashed into a jetty has come to an end. The Iyanough, a Massachusetts-built high-speed catamaran that ... Read full article

Historic Edgartown home demolition withdrawn

MV Times | July 13, 2021 - 1:34pm

The owners of the historic home at 189 Katama Road in Edgartown have withdrawn their demolition application following the Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s decision to review the project as a development ... Read full article

Edgartown opens commercial shellfish season

MV Times | July 13, 2021 - 11:10am

The Edgartown select board approved the commercial shellfishing season in Edgartown Great Pond at the board’s meeting Monday. The area open is south of Swan Neck. The closure line is from the base of ... Read full article

Island celebrates Luke Gurney

MV Times | July 12, 2021 - 3:08pm

Islanders of all ages celebrated the life of beloved community member Luke Gurney for the fourth year this past weekend, as hundreds of anglers turned out for a commemorative fishing tournament ... Read full article

Possible shark sighting off Norton Point

MV Times | July 12, 2021 - 2:47pm

On Sunday, July 11, the Trustees of Reservations had a possible shark sighting off of Norton Point. Lifeguard Lizzie Williamson told The Times that the South Beach lifeguards closed the water at 1:30 ... Read full article

Where’s the Glock?

MV Times | July 12, 2021 - 1:00pm

A .40 caliber Glock pistol is missing from the Tisbury Police Department. The pistol, which is town property, was reported missing “on or about July 2017,” according to a memo obtained by The Times ... Read full article