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Climate change course seeks to educate and inspire

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The West Tisbury library is offering a three-session course for those interested in learning more about climate change, and how to use that knowledge...

Rush to judgment

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The Tisbury School Building Committee should have sent its architectural firm, Tappé, back to the drawing board after renderings were recently unveiled for an...

A case for teaching public health in schools

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The best way to promote population health is to educate and engage the community who has the most to win: our youth. In high school,...

A boy and his dog

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I get to wake Frankie up each morning, pulling back the cover on her crate. As she climbs up off her bed (yes, Frankie...

Library capital campaign slowed by pandemic

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Before the pandemic, the Vineyard Haven library was ready this spring to go public with a capital campaign to reinvent its public programs room,...

Threat of wildfire is real

To the Editor: I would like to express my appreciation for your Sept. 23 editorial, "Create a climate for change." The increasing threat of wildfire...

Golf tournament raises $25,000 for Island youth

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On Sunday, Sept. 27, the 32nd annual Big Golf Fore Kids Tournament at Mink Meadows Golf Club raised $25,000 for the Big Brothers Big...

MV Bank to hold virtual shopping spree

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The Martha’s Vineyard Bank (MV Bank) announced it will hold a virtual “Lift” shopping spree in honor of its Community Appreciation Celebration, running from...

Navy puts questions on the slow boat

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During a two-part web event on cleanup and management prospects for Nomans Land, a Chilmark island the Navy used as a target range for...

Officer accused of racist comment after racist incident

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A Tisbury Police officer allegedly made a racist comment to members of the family who own Ackee Tree Caribbean American Grocery on Beach Road....

West Tisbury voters return to O.B. Tuesday

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West Tisbury will hold a special town meeting at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs on Tuesday at 4 pm. The event will mark the...

Raising rabies awareness

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Following World Rabies Day on Sept. 28, Edgartown’s animal control officer, Betsy Buck, is raising awareness for pet owners to get their pets vaccinated. Buck...

‘I thought I’d find something’

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There’s a Martha’s Vineyard connection to one of the wildfires that burned thousands of acres on the West Coast. The family of Wallace J....

MVM seeks votes for second award

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The Martha’s Vineyard Museum (MVM) is seeking votes from the public for the 2020 People’s Choice Preservation Award, according to a newsletter from the...

Climate Solutions: Now is the time for us to address climate change!

“ The decade ahead will be one of the most crucial breakdown or breakthrough moments in the history of our species.” – Terry Tempest Williams,...

Virtual reality

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Like many events these days, the Run & Shoot Filmworks' Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVAAFF) will be taking place virtually this year,...

Firing up the kiln at Featherstone

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All ceramic kilns are not created equal. Frank Creney, who teaches ceramics at Featherstone Center for the Arts, is doing something a little different...

‘Remember, just remember’

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This past Saturday, nestled at the edge of the sprawling sloped lawn at the Tisbury Waterworks was a small stage where Island artists presented...

In season

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The Island’s growing season begins late and ends late. By the end of September the nights are cool, but corn is still growing down...

Walk till you CROP

This week marks the beginning of the 30th annual CROP Hunger Walk-A-Thon. This year's fundraiser boasts new protocols — walks can occur anytime, for...
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