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Stimulus checks, expanded unemployment coming soon

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Qualifying Americans should begin seeing individual checks and unemployment expansion in the coming week, according to the delegation from the Massachusetts House of Representatives. U.S....

Top picks from Island film aficionados

You've run through every episode of “Tiger King” — now what? Social isolation may prove a great time to catch up on some of...

Webinar for nonprofit employers

The M.V. Nonprofit Collaborative plans a webinar Thursday, April 2, from 9:30 to 11 am via Zoom Workshop for nonprofit employers addressing the impact...

Emergency fund makes first grants

An emergency fund set up to help Island nonprofits has already awarded $54,000, according to a press release issued by Emily Bramhall, executive director...

Malkin to hold Steamship Authority town hall

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Steamship Authority board chairman Jim Malkin will hold a virtual town hall following today’s 4 pm Dukes County commissioners’ meeting.  Malkin said he chose to...

Coronavirus Chronicles: A view from the trenches

I’m not sure I have much story to tell, except for my curious place on Martha’s Vineyard. I am neither the dreaded summer person...

Peter Boak extends his stay with Island Community Chorus

Every cloud really does have a silver lining. Music director of Island Community Chorus, Peter Boak, who planned to retire after the chorus’ December...

Tisbury: Grateful for friendships

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Heard on Main Street: When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. Can it be April already? Lovely golden forsythia and grounded sunshine...

West Tisbury: Days have new rhythm

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We have a new baby in town, a joyful and welcome occasion to note. Calib Martins Edwards was born on March 19, at Martha’s...

Hear it through The Grapevine

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Grapevine student-led broadcast is continuing to inform the community, despite social distancing requirements.  Instead of meeting together in a...

Olivia Nunes Irizarry

Carla Irizarry and Michael Irizarry of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Olivia Nunes Irizarry, on March 31, 2020, at Martha's Vineyard...

Oak Bluffs: Our lives have changed

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“Blossom of the almond trees, April’s gift to April’s bees. Birthday ornament of spring, Flora’s fairest daughterling.” So said Sir Edwin Arnold, English poet....

Edgartown: Staying home, staying busy

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I need a schedule. All of this freewheeling staying at home isn’t good for me and I’m starting to go a little stir crazy....

Chilmark: We’re all connected

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We may have thought it an April Fool's Day joke, but schools will remain closed through April. Days are no longer marked by the...

Aquinnah: What’s everyone up to?

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I have some good news this week: March is over. Since we have been at home way, way more than usual lately, my family...

National Guard makes Vineyard deliveries

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Updated The National Guard is on the Vineyard to drop off essential supplies for ongoing COVID-19 efforts. In a Facebook post meant to quell any...

Buy a bag for Island Grown Initiative 

For the month of April, Island Grown Initiative will receive $1 for every reusable $2.50 Community Bag purchased at the Stop & Shops in...

Light in a dark time

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Join the Island community in placing luminaries or simple candles outside your home or in your windows as a showing of solidarity and support...

Curb your enthusiasm and ‘stay home’

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Addressing the “idiots out there,” comedian, actor, writer, and longtime Vineyard seasonal resident Larry David says you should stay inside to help prevent the...

Eve Lena Leonard-Mercier

Kelly Leonard and Tim Mercier of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Eve Lena Leonard-Mercier, on March 27, 2020, at home. Eve...