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Island nonprofit buys Aquinnah land for shelter

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A Vineyard nonprofit announced this week they have closed on a nearly eight-acre parcel of land in Aquinnah that will serve indigenous communities on...

Norton Point temporarily closed to OSV access

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The Edgartown Parks Department announced Friday that due to administrative roadblocks at the state level, Norton Point over-sand vehicle (OSV) access will be temporarily...

No charges in alleged dog stabbing

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Police are not seeking criminal charges against a man who is accused of stabbing an Australian shepherd in Tisbury on Wednesday. In an initial report...

High school feasibility study before town meetings

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Town meeting season is right around the corner. Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, and West Tisbury all have their town meetings planned for April 11; Chilmark...

West Tisbury School study tabled

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The Up-Island School Committee unanimously voted to withdraw an article requesting $120,000 from the up-Island towns to fund a space needs study for the...

Coffee shop wins Perfect Pitch grand prize

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The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce’s Perfect Pitch competition, an event inspired by the television show “Shark Tank,” where entrepreneurs compete for an opportunity...

Veterans’ Corner

When putting in a VA claim by yourself, make sure your appointment is through a VA-accredited person or a Veterans Agent/Representative. I have heard...

Up-Island Council on Aging: April 2023

Howes House 1042 State Rd., West Tisbury Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4 pm, closed holidays 508-693-2896 https://friendsofupislandcouncilonaging.org April Offerings "A Matter of Balance," April 4, 11, 18,...

Edgartown Council on Aging: April 2023

The Anchors Administrator: Lyndsay Famariss 508-627-4368, lfamariss@edgartown-ma.us 10 Daggett St., Edgartown, MA 02539 Weekly events Monday 11:30 am: Bowling at the Barn in Oak Bluffs 12:30 pm: Bridge 1...

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging: April 2023

Oak Bluffs Council On Aging 21 Wamsutta Ave. 508-693-4509 April Highlights Weekly exercise, in-person and on Zoom Monday 9 am, group exercise Zoom with Patience Campbell and Marilyn Miller Zoom: bit.ly/OBExercise Thursday 9...

Tisbury Council on Aging: April 2023

Tisbury Senior Center Director: Joyce Stiles-Tucker 508-696-4205 Weekly activities Mondays Start your week with humor and the creativity of five-line limericks! 10:30 am Make Creative Colorful Cards, 5.5...

M.V. Center for Living update

M.V. Center For Living, the Island’s Dementia and Caregiver Support Network Leslie Clapp, executive director 508-939-9440 lesliec@mvcenter4living.org mvcenter4living.org Save the Date: May 20, 10 am — Walk and Roll,...

Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard

A new program comes to Martha’s Vineyard  A Matter of Balance is an awardwinning evidence-based program designed to reduce fear of falling and improve activity...

Noteworthy for 55+: April 2023

Easter Dinner Enjoy a meal delivered to your door on Easter Sunday, April 9. If you are alone or will be unable to go out, call...

SHINE: Medicare savings

Medicare savings programs There are several programs under the MassHealth umbrella. MassHealth Standard is for those with very low income and, if 65 or over,...

Elder Law with Frank and Mary: Thinking beyond this tax return

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After you scurry around trying to make sure your tax return gets in and your tax bill gets minimized, you may want to take...

The High School View: Tap dancer Leo Sandoval; Actress and singer April Armstrong

Read the MVRHS High School View: 3-30-2023 The High School View is staffed and prepared entirely by students from the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School,...

Keep Tashmoo open  

Lake Tashmoo is a gem of Martha’s Vineyard.  Many locals flock there to take in a sunset, to watch the seabirds, or to quahog and...

Realtors issue warning about new scam

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Martha’s Vineyard real estate agents are issuing a warning about a new scam where people are listing properties for sale they don’t actually own,...