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‘I just want to get my family back together’

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For 17 years, Jose (“Eddie”) Erivelton Pereira Abreu has lived and worked on Martha’s Vineyard, building a successful landscaping business, and raising his three...

Island Health Care to receive N95 masks

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Island Health Care (IHC) will be receiving N95 masks from the 4 million being distributed from the national stockpile, CEO Cynthia Mitchell told the...

West Tisbury faces pushback on bylaw change proposal

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The West Tisbury planning board hosted another presentation by Preserve West Tisbury, a subcommittee of the board, about a proposed “residential construction size bylaw”...

Nominate a nonprofit for grant reception

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The Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation announced on Thursday submissions are open for people to nominate a nonprofit organization from Martha’s Vineyard or Falmouth...

AARP Tax Aide Program

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Volunteers, certified and trained under the AARP Tax Aide Program, will again offer free income tax preparation assistance for taxpayers, with a special emphasis...

Real Estate Confidential: It must be condominium season

Real Estate Confidential is a bi-weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate market, presented by...

Beach Road approved for three years 

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Tisbury’s select board has unanimously approved Beach Road Weekend for the next three years. The 2022 concerts will be August 25–28, the 2023 concerts...

Cancellations, tips, and other storm-related alerts

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We'll be updating this frequently with any cancellations. Send them to editor@mvtimes.com. The Steamship Authority is cancelling its ferries for Saturday and is alerting customers...

Town seeks bids on 401 State Road

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The West Tisbury select board unanimously approved a request for proposals (RFP) to be sent out for the 401 State Road property. The RFP, a...

Uncertainty remains for Island on N95 masks

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Updated 4 pm The federal government is releasing 400 million N95 masks from the Strategic National Stockpile this week for free distribution. However, it's unclear...

Snow much to look forward to

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Updated Jan. 28 A winter storm watch has turned into a blizzard warning is for Dukes County and all of southeastern Massachusetts from 7 am...

West Tisbury and Tisbury support MSBA

The select boards of West Tisbury and Tisbury both decided to sign letters of support for the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) funding for...

Scattered power outages reported

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Updated 12:50 pm The Island woke up to scattered power outages this morning. Christopher McKinnon, a spokesman for Eversource, blamed faulty equipment for the outage. "An equipment...

The High School View: Photo exhibit; SAD in winter

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Read the MVRHS High School View: 1-27-2022

Wanted: New blood, fresh ideas

The Tisbury select board appointed town administrator Jay Grande as the town’s representative to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) on Wednesday, Jan. 20, in...

Indoor track falls to Littleton

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The boys indoor track team came in second in the 4x800 and distance medley at the MSTCA Division 5 State Relays Saturday. The boys 4x800...

Oak Bluffs fills streetscape review committee

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The Oak Bluffs select board appointed Kathy Laskowski, Christina Izzo, and Tommy-Ann Brown to the town’s new streetscape project review committee. The group will...

Chilmark poised to demolish fire station

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Chilmark will demolish its aged fire station in mid-February, select board member Bill Rossi said during a Tuesday meeting. John Keene Excavation is expected...

Huntress: Just inert PFAS in field materials

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The Oak Bluffs board of health tried to postpone discussion about artificial turf, per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), and proposed regulations that would prohibit...

Preserve West Tisbury receives another batch of feedback

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The West Tisbury planning board hosted another presentation by Preserve West Tisbury, a subcommittee of the board, about a proposed “residential construction size bylaw”...