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Alan Dershowitz slams Martha's Vineyard liberals for 'shunning' him over Trump defense

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Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz on House Republican efforts to get documents from the Department of Justice and the fallout from FBI agent Peter Strzok's texts. Apparently Martha's Vineyard is a safe space. Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz said last week that his defense of President Donald Trump's constitutional rights led to him being "shunned" by his own friends at a high-end seasonal destination. The famed lawyer lamented the efforts to eject him from his social life at Martha's Vineyard amid his outspoken criticism of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the alleged collusion with Russia. "So they are shunning me and trying to ban me from their social life on Martha's Vineyard."

Dershowitz calls out MSNBC host, talks about Martha Vineyard fallout

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Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz was once a liberal icon. But now, he has been rendered a non-person because he won't demand President Trump's impeachment. MSNBC went further even suggested Dershowitz is a dupe of Vladimir Putin. Dershowitz challenges Joe Scarborough to bring him on his show. Alan Dershowitz on Thursday asked if MSNBC's Joe Scarborough "has the guts" to invite him on his show after the host justified the Martha Vineyard crowd for shunning the famed professor over his support of President Trump's civil liberities.

Editorials From Around New England

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Connecticut last week received three proposals vying to provide the state's first offshore wind energy project. New Bedford, Massachusetts-based Vineyard Wind proposes to bring 190 megawatts of energy to Connecticut from a large-scale wind farm 14 miles south of Martha's Vineyard. Deepwater Wind, which already developed the wind farm off Block Island, proposes to generate power for Connecticut from an offshore wind farm between Montauk, N.Y., and Martha's Vineyard; while a joint Eversource and Denmark-based Orsted proposal would bring the energy to Connecticut from an offshore wind farm 65 miles off New London's coast. Both the Deepwater and Eversource/Orsted proposals say they will bring 200 megawatts of power to the state.

Ferry Loses Power, Strands Passengers

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The Steamship Authority says the vessel Martha's Vineyard lost power 15 minutes into its 45-minute trip from Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole Saturday night. The authority says the crew was forced to drop anchor around 8:45 p.m., and the ferry was towed to Vineyard Haven at 2 a.m.

Obama keeps unusually late hours on Vineyard vacation

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The motorcade of President Barack Obama leaves Lola's, a Southern seafood restaurant in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on Martha's Vineyard, and cruises to the usually crowded downtown street early Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, after a first family late night social event with friends. Something happened to Obama during his summer vacation on Martha's Vineyard: He turned into a night owl. But this summer, his final one as president, Obama has spent almost every night of his escape to this breezy Massachusetts island painting its towns red - so to speak.