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Housing bank coalition speaks to transfer fee bills

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The state legislature’s joint committee on housing heard support on two pieces of transfer fee legislation from the Coalition to Create a Martha’s Vineyard...

Outrage fatigue

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Recently a neighbor of mine asked how I was doing. Sighing, I responded, “I think I have COVID fatigue. The months and months of...

Committee formed to rekindle O.B. fireworks

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After two years of no August fireworks in Oak Bluffs, town leaders put together a committee to spark the event back to life.  Traditionally the...

Right whale population hits 20-year low

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The North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium announced Monday that the North Atlantic right whale population dropped to 336 in 2020, an 8 percent decrease...

Plans for EduComp building fall short

To the Editor: The real estate developer Xerxes Agassi has proposed a plan for the EduComp property in downtown Vineyard Haven which would include far...

Evelyn Clegg

Evelyn Susan Seeman Clegg died peacefully of an illness at her off-Island home in Norwell on October 16, 2021, surrounded by her family.  She was...

Maxwell R. McCreery

Maxwell R. McCreery of Chilmark passed peacefully in his home, surrounded by his immediate family, while his sister-in-law played his favorite songs on the...

Haydin and Haizlei Hayes

Twins Haydin Kenneth and Haizlei Arora Hayes’ journey ended before it even began on Oct. 8, 2021. They passed away before getting a chance...

Leslie Ann Gray

Leslie Ann Gray died on Sept. 28, 2021, in her West Tisbury home, with her husband at her side. She lived bravely with metastatic...

Antone M. Maseda Jr.

Antone M. Maseda Jr., 91, of Oak Bluffs, died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at home. Antone, “Tony,” was born in Vineyard Haven on...

Edgartown Council on Aging

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The Edgartown Council on Aging serves as an information and referral source for long-term services and supports available to older adults. Masks are required...

Understanding Medicare

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An ACE MV Seminar Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 6:30 pm on Zoom. ARE YOU TURNING 65 SOON? OR TAKING CARE OF ELDERLY PARENTS? What you need to know about...

Home-Delivered Holiday Meal

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Enjoy a meal delivered to your door on Thanksgiving Day. If you are alone or will be unable to go out, call your local Council...

MVRHS Luncheon!

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Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Culinary Arts & Music Departments Culinary Arts Dining Room Thursday, Dec. 9 Music at 11 Lunch served promptly at 11:30 Menu to be announced Always delicious! $12 Reservations...

Elder Law: What’s Your Healthcare Plan for 2022?

The Medicare Open Enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. It’s time to assess your health and plan your budget accordingly. The...

Tisbury Council on Aging, November 2021

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The SHINE counselor will be available to assist with open enrollment, with getting secondary insurance to Medicare, on Nov. 18, 12 to 4 pm....

Up-Island Council on Aging

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The Up-Island Council on Aging will be closed on Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. Also, we will be closed on Nov. 25...

Veterans Day 2021

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Veterans Day is always the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. For the 11th year in a row, the town...

UPDATE: Power outages, schools closed, and ferry cancellations

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This story will be updated frequently. Islanders are waking up Wednesday morning to widespread power outages and ferry cancellations as a powerful nor’easter continues to...

Tisbury sets bay scallop dates

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Last week, on the recommendation of shellfish constable Danielle Ewart, the Tisbury select board unanimously approved a set of scalloping dates for the upcoming...
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