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Mink Meadows to sell a parcel of 61B land

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On Sept. 28, Tisbury’s select board voted 2-0 to decline a right of first refusal following an announcement by Mink Meadows Golf Course president...

SSA task force reads RFP tea leaves

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Despite casting a wide net for maritime haulers to establish an off-Cape–Martha’s Vineyard freight route, the Steamship Authority has been unable to bring any...

Real Estate Confidential: Time to think real estate investment

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

‘Their enthusiasm was awesome’

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West Tisbury School students streamed out of the building, led by the first graders, to walk for the Island Food Pantry in Oak Bluffs....

SSA holds forum on proposed 2023 fare hike

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At a Friday morning public information session, Steamship Authority treasurer Mark Rozum and assistant treasurer Courtney Oliveira announced that the SSA seeks to increase...

Rape, kidnapping defendant released on bail

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Updated Sept. 30 A man accused of kidnapping and raping a teenager in Vineyard Haven has been released on bail. Chad Atkinson, 33, pleaded not...

Beatrice Amaral

Beatrice S. Amaral was born on June 14, 1925, in Dartmouth, and passed away at her home in West Tisbury on Sept. 16, 2022,...

Keating introduces bill against Russia

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U.S. Rep. Bill Keating, D-Bourne, who is the chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment, and Cyber, introduced legislation...

‘It’s not up to me entirely’

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Updated Sept. 30 Uncertainty remains on whether South Mountain Co., which withdrew from the 401 State Road affordable housing project, will return to it as...

West Tisbury School sought as possible emergency shelter

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The West Tisbury select board considered using West Tisbury School as an emergency shelter as part of work proposed for the building. Recently, the Up-Island...

A final wish

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Updated Through a collaboration between the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce and the Dream Foundation, a terminally ill 83-year-old woman was granted her lifelong dream...

Gomez resigns from Tisbury’s select board

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Tisbury select board chair Larry Gomez has resigned effective Oct. 1. Gomez was in the third year of his three-year term on the board....

Where are you?

Updated Sept. 29  At one point, we actually counted the number of tweets by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, targeting Martha’s Vineyard, and it was...

O.B. reluctant to continue hybrid meetings

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In a discussion regarding whether to pursue a hybrid meeting strategy for future meetings, the Oak Bluffs select board mulled over the benefits and...

Coming to Martha’s Vineyard?

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Since 50 Venezuelan migrants landed on Martha’s Vineyard in a plane chartered by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and later left for Joint Base Cape...

Keeping it local

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The Oak Bluffs select board unanimously approved police department policy changes requested by Chief Jon Searle during a lengthy meeting Tuesday evening. The policy changes...

MVRHS sports wrap-up

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Led by Lett, MV football never looks back against Monomoy The Vineyarders had their home opener on Friday night versus a 2-0 Sharks team. Gunning...

Island Autism Group’s future campus moves forward 

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The West Tisbury planning board voted 4-0 to approve, with some conditions, Island Autism Group’s plans for its Island Autism Center on 515 Lambert’s...

West Tisbury affordable housing project postponed

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The affordable housing project on 401 State Road in West Tisbury is being put on hold.  Island Housing Trust (IHT), the only developer that bid...

Select board taps Donovan McElligatt as new Oak Bluffs shellfish constable

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The Oak Bluffs select board voted to appoint Donovan McElligatt to the position of town shellfish constable at its Tuesday meeting, after a hiring...