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Island educators stage walk-in/out

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Teachers and school employees staged an Islandwide walk-in/out on Thursday to show solidarity with the Martha’s Vineyard Educators Association (MVEA) in their ongoing battle...

Town counsel weighs in on West Tisbury food trucks

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The West Tisbury select board, planning board, and zoning board of appeals received guidance from town counsel Ron Rappaport with his analysis about food...

Progress makes its mark on O.B. history

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In a profound moment for the town of Oak Bluffs, the NAACP-hosted Progress Pride flag-raising ceremony at Ocean Park made its mark in history...

Golf tournament returns to Farm Neck

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Martha’s Vineyard Hospital announced in its Island Scope newsletter that the 35th annual Golf Tournament will be taking place at Farm Neck Golf Club...

Welcome back, First Friday

First Friday returns to Vineyard Haven on June 3, with live music, local artists, and tasty offerings from your favorite local vendors. A free...

High school funding agreement is reached

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A funding formula agreement for a new high school was reached Wednesday evening among members of a working group who represent the six towns...

A tale of two committees

Last week we had two divergent stories about the same group of public officials. A school committee eager to spend money on an outside...

MVRHS sports teams head to postseason

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Updated June 6 Several sports teams from Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) have captured postseason berths, including the boys varsity baseball team, the boys...

Assessor, local inspector hired by O.B.

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Updated June 2 The Oak Bluffs select board unanimously voted to hire Kristina West as the new principal assessor. It also unanimously approved Oak Bluffs...

Zarbas petition the Supreme Court 

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A long-running fight between former Oak Bluffs residents John and Susan Zarba and the town of Oak Bluffs has reached the U.S. Supreme Court....

Petition seeks public hearing on early morning ferries

Woods Hole residents are forcing a public hearing on the Steamship Authority’s 2023 schedule, again objecting to the 5:30 am freight ferries scheduled to...

MVRHS unified track competes at state finals

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) unified track team participated in its first-ever state finals track and field competition in Natick on Wednesday,...

Edgartown Race Weekend to return

The Edgartown Yacht Club announced in a press release that Edgartown Race Weekend will be taking place from Thursday, June 23, to Saturday, June...

Learn about the state of our coast

The League of Women Voters of Martha’s Vineyard announced in a press release it will be hosting its 2022 annual program on Saturday, June...

IGI opens farm for summer tours

Island Grown Initiative (IGI) announced in a press release it will be welcoming back visitors to its farm this summer. IGI’s 40-acre farm is...

Aquinnah, get your parking permits

Aquinnah announced on its website that residential parking permits and beach parking permits will be available at the town office starting on Thursday, June...

A flag of many colors

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The decision by the town of Oak Bluffs to fly the Progress Pride flag this year during the month of June, joining the other...

How is this possible?

To the Editor: I am prepared for, and fully accept any and all responses to my comment here on the recent editorial regarding Nantucket Island,...

What am I watching ‘again’?

As a diehard “Twilight Zone” fan — who doesn’t love showrunner Rod Serling? — when Netflix came out with its science fiction anthology series,...

Beach Road construction continues

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If your plans bring you to Vineyard Haven on Wednesday, you may want to know that contractors are grinding the pavement on Beach Road...