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A new pier in Vineyard Haven?

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Tisbury’s select board had no qualms with a preliminary proposal from real estate broker and developer Robert Sawyer to erect a dock behind a...

Innovation Arts acquires two major Island festivals

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Innovation Arts and Entertainment, the company that brings thousands of concertgoers to the Island during the summer for Beach Road Weekend, is acquiring the...

West Tisbury plans to widen North Tisbury Bridge

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The West Tisbury select board met on Wednesday to discuss a proposal to renovate the North Tisbury bridge, which is located on State Road...

Select boards agree to get in a room

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The select boards of all six Martha’s Vineyard towns will appoint a board member to work with the Island’s town administrators to hammer out...

The High School View: Bathroom upgrades; Mapping the future

Read the MVRHS High School View: 3-31-2022

It’s time 

The time has come for the Island to step up and play a bigger role in solving the housing crisis. For the third time, voters...

Kids trout tourney returns

Parents, it’s time to stock up on coffee — you’re going to need it. The Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club Kids Trout Tournament, which begins...

March madness at MVRHS

The Martha's Vineyard Youth Basketball League tipped off its second season on Tuesday, March 22, at a packed high school gymnasium.  The co-ed high school...

Three candidates vie for one seat in O.B.

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Oak Bluffs will vote to elect its new select board member on Thursday, April 14. Polls will be open from 10 am to 7...

Rescue glide training occurs at Ag Hall

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Equestrians and West Tisbury firefighters on the town’s rescue squad were among the people who gathered at the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Hall Saturday for...

Montessori finds waterborne lead entering school

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Independent testing commissioned by the Vineyard Montessori School (VMS) has allegedly revealed higher than permissible waterborne lead entering the school building from Tisbury’s water...

Faith leaders support housing bank

To the Editor: Leaders of faith communities on Martha’s Vineyard are in the forefront of affordable housing concerns on the Island, as we are among...

A solution for the community

To the Editor: In a Letter to the Editor in the March 24 issue of this paper, a writer made an excellent argument for the...

Richard Leonard retires

To the Editor: When our dad (Richard Leonard) was promoted to president and CEO of the Martha’s Vineyard Cooperative Bank in 1989 (a big job...

Ginni and Clarence Thomas: conflicts of interest

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‘Preserve West Tisbury’ bylaw information session

The Preserve West Tisbury subcommittee is holding an informational session ahead of West Tisbury town meeting regarding their bylaw that seeks to add new...

Island is losing young people 

To the Editor: I would like to share my thoughts and support for the proposed housing bank article, which will be on all Island town...

Housing bank —  an opportunity for Martha’s Vineyard

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At our upcoming town meetings, Islanders will be able to vote on the future of affordable, year-round housing on Martha’s Vineyard. The outcome of...

Science Fair winners selected

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) hosted its 23rd annual Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday, March 19. Sixteen investigative and engineering projects were...

New program aims to reform approaches to SUD

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It’s Wednesday morning, and Brian Morris, a recovery coach and mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) access coordinator, rallies a team in a...