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Explore Edgartown

The Carnegie Heritage Center walking tours provide a comprehensive historical overview of the preserved living landmarks of the Vineyard Trust. One 60-minute tour includes...

Action Karate grand opening

Action Karate MV is celebrating its grand opening on Friday, June 3, from 5 to 8 pm. The karate class will be at Airport...

Native gardening with Angela Luckey

The importance of native plants on the Island can’t be overstated, and Angela Luckey wants folks to know how to shift perceptions and create...

In Thoreau’s footsteps

Some of us, at various ages and stages, have fallen hard for the prince of the Concord woods, specifically the woods around the homey...

‘Emerge!’ art show and fundraiser at Featherstone

Featherstone Center for the Arts presents “Emerge!” an art show fundraiser for the Davin A. Tackabury Scholarship Fund for the Arts. Emerge! is a...

Around the Writers’ Table

Last Thursday morning I emailed Nancy Slonim Aronie and told her I wanted to interview her about processing grief through writing. Aronie is a...

Select board calls, then cancels executive session

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The Oak Bluffs select board called a special meeting for Tuesday, and included on the agenda was an executive session “to discuss the reputation,...

Allow Tabernacle project to move ahead

To the Editor: I am writing from Maryland, but I have spent more than 30 summers under the gracious shade of the Tabernacle and the...

‘The ones who did not come back’

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Spectators clapped and shouted words of support as the procession of veterans, first responders, and young scouts marched their way down Pine Tree Road...

A march to remember

A tradition returned to Tisbury School on Friday as students marched from the school to Owen Park in recognition of Memorial Day. Students in...

Kamala Harris visit is on hold

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Vice President Kamala Harris officially canceled her planned Memorial Day weekend trip to Martha’s Vineyard following the recent tragedy at Robb Elementary School in...

Vineyard may be viable for electric ferries

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The Steamship Authority board learned Thursday afternoon that electric ferries are potentially viable for the Vineyard route. A team from Elliot Bay Design, the...

West Tisbury ZBA approves food trucks

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At a public hearing regarding food trucks, the West Tisbury zoning board of appeals approved two special permits for two food truck businesses in...

It’s not a staffing problem, it’s a housing crisis

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Island businesses are feeling the pressure of the upcoming influx of summer visitors. It is around this time of year when Vineyard residents begin...

West Tisbury issues mask advisory

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West Tisbury issued a mask advisory during the town’s board of health meeting on Thursday, May 26. West Tisbury health agent Omar Johnson told...

Island students gather for Youth Climate Summit

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The wind rustled through foliage, and students discussed environmental issues at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary during a cloudy Friday for the fourth Youth Climate...

Aquinnah: Shops opening for business

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Have you been to the Gayhead Store at the Cliffs? It opened this past weekend, and it’s run by the Smalley family. They have...

‘This needs to stop’

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Horns honked supportively from passing cars while dozens of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) students gathered on the side of Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road...

Montessori water investigation continues

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Vineyard Montessori School’s Head of School Debbie Jernigan came before Tisbury’s water superintendent, Chris Cassidy, and Tisbury’s water commissioners in an effort to advance...

DCC considers taking new ARPA fund applications

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The Dukes County Commission approved application documents for the much-awaited distribution of American Rescue Plan Act 2021 (ARPA) funds at its special commission meeting...