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Young Scientists STEAM Ahead

By Caroline Hermann Several regional high school students received top awards at the Region 5 Southeastern Mass. science fair held March 12 at Bridgewater State...

DONG Energy meets and greets Islanders

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Representatives from Danish Oil and Natural Gas (DONG), one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe, and developers of what will be the...

Hiking up Big Jay

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For the past three years, The MV Times has asked four recent Vineyard high school graduates to share their experiences during their first year...

Contented voters

The political pundits and the national media tell us that the voters are an angry lot. They back that notion up with polls and...

Brazilian consulate holds office hours on Martha’s Vineyard

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On Saturday and Sunday, representatives of the Brazilian consulate in Boston arrived on Martha’s Vineyard and set up shop in an office space Pastor...

Norton Farm plans to harvest the sun

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On Tuesday,  W. H. Bennett Inc. of Chilmark submitted plans to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) for a two-acre solar array to be constructed...

Narcan available on Martha’s Vineyard without a prescription

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As the opioid crisis claims more lives, Narcan — the medication that can quickly counteract the life-threatening effects of heroin or opioid overdose —...

Oak Bluffs finances receive high marks from auditors

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“Things went extremely well this year,” Jim Powers, partner in Wakefield-based accounting firm Powers & Sullivan, told Oak Bluffs selectmen at their regular meeting...

Water Street affordable housing set to be erected Friday

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Rome wasn’t built in a day, but apparently six affordable apartments in Tisbury can be, if all goes according to plan this Friday. Construction...

Race for Dukes County sheriff begins to take shape

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The race to replace Dukes County Sheriff Michael McCormack is beginning to shape up. Two men, both experienced jailers, have announced they are candidates,...

Martha’s Vineyard basks in solar energy initiatives

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Fueled by generous tax credits and the prospect of energy savings, municipal solar-array projects are up and running in Aquinnah, Chilmark, Edgartown, West Tisbury,...

New playground in the works for West Tisbury students

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By the end of the summer, new playground equipment is expected to be in place at the West Tisbury School as part of a...

County commission nomination deadlines loom

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Candidates for the Dukes County Commission have until May 3 to submit nomination papers for certification, with signatures due with the state elections division...

Tisbury names Ray Tattersall Department of Public Works director

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Following a yearlong reorganization, last Thursday Tisbury selectmen appointed Ray Tattersall to be the new, full-time director of the Tisbury Department of Public Works...

One contested race in Edgartown

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Edgartown voters will decide one contest when they go to the polls on Thursday, April 14. Olga Church, Stephen Miller, and Justine Shemeth DeOliveira...

Tisbury petition calls for expanded alcohol license

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At selectmen’s meetings on Thursday and Tuesday, Tisbury selectmen discussed a petition with 22 signatures intended to place an article on the town meeting...

They brought heat and light

To the Editor: With deep appreciation, the MV Family Center wishes to acknowledge the generous gift of an installed, energy-efficient HVAC split system from Nelson...

Erosion solution

To the Editor: I read about the erosion of Harthaven beach in "Coastal News Today.” I certainly don't know all of the particulars due to...

Beach is a public disgrace

To the Editor: On March 15, the Oak Bluffs finance committee voted 7-1 against purchasing a beach rake/cleaner to restore and maintain town beach. Despite much...

Your vote counts

To the Editor: For the most part, budgets and warrant articles in each town are determined by each town’s board of selectman. The elected members...