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MassDOT: Sidewalk asphalt is only temporary

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On Thursday Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) contractors filled in sections of recently repoured concrete sidewalk with black asphalt. Aesthetically, the asphalt seemed to...

Warren Cecil Morse

Warren Cecil Morse died on Nov. 24, 2021. He was 82. Born in Mansfield, Warren was a graduate of Wentworth Institute and Northeastern University as...

Car crashes over wall in Vineyard Haven neighborhood

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Updated 10:40 am A two-car crash in Vineyard Haven Friday morning left a Toyota 4Runner dangling on a stone wall in front of 29 Franklin...

County supports substance use coordinator position

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With warrant articles and budget requests due to Island towns, the Dukes County Commission has agreed to act as the fiscal agent for several...

Lighting up Oak Bluffs

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Oak Bluffs lit up its Christmas tree at Post Office Square Wednesday night. The night included a visit from Santa Claus, cups of hot...

West Tisbury to keep single tax rate

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The West Tisbury select board decided to keep things as is for property taxpayers in town, rejecting either a split tax rate or a...

Chilmark votes in no tax classification changes

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In a unanimous vote Wednesday night, Chilmark’s select board chose to make no tax classification changes and kept a single tax rate.  “This is consistent...

Free house available in Edgartown

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It’s a classified advertisement almost too good to be true: “Free House. You move it. Call/text: 508-627-0511.” But owner Ed Willoughby says it’s the...

Stick to the facts

When you’re attempting to make a case for change, it’s a good idea to base your opinion on facts. For several years, Woods Hole residents...

Assimilated

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It was a big word for a small kid. I just wanted to know why I was the only Jewish kid in my class...

Vineyard deer are being COVID-19 tested

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Deer felled by Vineyard hunters are being tested for COVID-19. The Martha’s Vineyard Hunt Club has received test kits from tick ecologist Dick Johnson...

Minivan incident alarms SSA motorists

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Updated Dec. 2 A Philadelphia couple and their dogs were left dangling over a gap between a ferry and a transfer bridge at the Steamship...

Aquinnah enters into intermunicipal agreement 

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Members of the Up-Island School District came to the Aquinnah select board with two projects in mind during Tuesday’s Zoom meeting: funding for Chilmark...

Tigers roar to victory

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Play resumed after the Thanksgiving break, with three games on the docket for Tuesday afternoon. In the girls season opener, the Tisbury Tigers roared...

Fetters wins chilly 5K for KJ

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More than 100 hardy runners and walkers navigated the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) cross-country course through the Manuel Correllus State Forest on...

Baker won’t seek third term as governor

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Gov. Charlie Baker, a two-term Republican who at his peak was one of the most popular governors in the country, will not seek a...

Cape Light Compact announces new power supplying prices

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Cape Light Compact announced new electrical supply rates for its green aggregation power supply program. The pricing term begins with the December meter-read dates,...

Island Autism Group faces permitting hurdles

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On Monday, the West Tisbury planning board held a public hearing about an application from Island Autism Group for a special permit for development...

Young woman soars to Eagle

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Ingrid Moore of Chilmark is the first young woman to become an Eagle Scout for the Cape and Islands chapter of Scouts since the...

Time is now for SSA to think electrification

To the Editor: With appreciation for Rob Hannemann's commentary on the need for an electrification master plan for the Steamship Authority, the SSA seems to...
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