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Dunmere by the Sea joins the trail

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The African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard announced that the historic Oak Bluffs building Dunmere by the Sea will be joining the trail...

Canada goose hunting season is here

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Early goose hunting season is upon Massachusetts. The season opens Wednesday, Sept. 1, and continues through Friday, Sept. 24. Hunting hours are from a...

Boat to the Basket is a slam-dunk

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The second annual Martha’s Vineyard Boat to the Basket youth basketball showcase Saturday taught kids about substance use disorder, addiction, and peer pressure by...

Whatever happened to the moped ban legislation?

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Updated Aug. 31 A fatal crash Saturday involving a passenger on a moped is renewing calls to ban businesses from renting the vehicles on Martha’s...

79 COVID cases and four more clusters

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For the first time in five weeks, the number of COVID-19 cases on Martha’s Vineyard dropped. The Island boards of health reported there were 79...

Another vote for less mowing

To the Editor: I agree completely with Eileen Padua in her complaint about the frequency and loudness of landscaping/mowing equipment. Some landscapers' use extremely loud,...

Road closed for accident reconstruction

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Chilmark Police announced on their Facebook page that South Road will be closed from Stonewood Lane to Quenames Road for accident reconstruction. The police...

One dead, one injured in Chilmark moped crash 

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Updated 5 pm A moped was involved in a crash with a Lexus SUV in Chilmark on South Road near the intersection of Stonewood Lane...

West Tisbury euthanizes Stella

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The West Tisbury Animal Control Department has euthanized Stella, a female German shepherd, following a July select board order. Stella allegedly bit people in...

Dupon pleads guilty in Hall vehicular death

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Zachary Dupon, 26, pleaded guilty to motor vehicle homicide by reckless operation in Edgartown District Court Friday. Judge Benjamin Barnes, after hearing emotional victim...

Fire destroys Edgartown pool cabana

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The Edgartown Fire Department responded to an early-morning structure fire at 52 Fuller St. The building that caught fire was a pool cabana. The...

Norton Point gets soft reopening

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Updated 2:20 pm While only mustering light rain and strong winds, Tropical Storm Henri’s pounding surf made an impact at Norton Point Beach. As a...

Edgartown awarded CZM grant

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The Trustees of Reservations will partner with Edgartown on a coastal resilience project through a $240,674 grant from the Executive Office of Energy and...

Vineyard public schools will continue with surveillance testing

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Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools will again conduct COVID surveillance testing during the upcoming school year, according to Superintendent Matt D’Andrea. During Thursday’s meeting of the...

A hearty cloud

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Sometimes all it takes is a fluffy sign in the sky.  In a moment of hopeful pareidolia while swimming at Eastville Beach Thursday evening, Martha’s...

Islanders Write event canceled

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Islanders Write, the annual festival about the art and business of writing scheduled for Sept. 17-19, has been canceled. “When the MV Times and MV...

Sing for Haiti

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The Freedom Choir, a choir group that uses the power of voice to bring communities together and support each other, is hosting an online...

MVC closes Mill Square public hearing

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Updated 2:55 pm  The Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed out the public hearing for a historic demolition at 19 Mill Square Road in Oak Bluffs. The property...

Camp investigation: No motive in strap incident

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A report from the Chilmark Town Affairs Council (CTAC), the body that governs a summer camp at the Chilmark Community Center where two white...
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