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Mother ‘may be at risk’ in newborn remains case

Updated, May 1 Massachusetts State Police and Cape and Islands District Attorney Robert J. Galibois are asking for the public’s help identifying the remains of...

Questions arise on MVRHS committee membership

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The MVRHS school committee is scheduled to meet on Monday, May 1, to discuss its ongoing litigation with the town of Oak Bluffs over...

Err on the side of caution with school committee membership

This letter was sent to the chairman of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School school committee chair, Robert Lionette. To the Editor I am writing to...

Remembering Lori Fisher

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A small brown poodle is the first to welcome visitors at the Fisher family home in Edgartown. Bugsy, or “Nugget,” joined the family in...

Chilmark celebrates Warren Doty’s years of service

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People were feeling jovial during the retirement party for former Chilmark select board member Warren Doty, who served over two decades on the board. The...

Community Services lands workforce development grant

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services has received nearly $700,000 in state funding to help build a behavioral health workforce on the Island for things like...

Car takes out Lambert’s Cove Road Bridge guardrail

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A car took out a guardrail on Lambert’s Cove Road Bridge, and repairs will be needed, West Tisbury Superintendent Richard Olsen said during a...

Martha’s Vineyard Little League preps for Opening Day

Martha’s Vineyard Little League will return to action this Saturday, starting with their Opening Day parade at 9:30 am.  Teams will meet at the Oak...

MVC launches action task force to combat housing crisis

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission has officially announced the upcoming launch of its Housing Action Task Force, which is focused on finding solutions to the...

High School feasibility study approved at all six town meetings

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Aquinnah Town Meeting approved both the amended Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) regional agreement and a $2 million feasibility study for the school...

Aquinnah replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

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Cheers and applause followed Aquinnah voters’ 57-3 vote to officially replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day during its special town meeting on Wednesday,...

Up-Island Council on Aging: May 2023

Up-Island Council on Aging, Howes House 1042 State Rd., West Tisbury Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4 pm, closed holidays 508-693-2896 https://friendsofupislandcouncilonaging.org May Offerings May 4, Coast to...

Edgartown Council on Aging: May 2023

Edgartown Council on Aging The Anchors at 10 Daggett St. Lyndsay Famariss 508-627-4368 lfamariss@edgartown-ma.us edgartowncoa.com Weekly Events Monday 11:30 am Bowling at the Barn in Oak Bluffs. Last day for the...

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging: May 2023

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging 21 Wamsutta Ave. Rose M. Cogliano, 508-693-4509, ext 3 oakbluffsma.gov/152/Council-on-Aging Masks are optional at in-person programming. May Highlights Weekly exercise, in-person and on Zoom Monday 9 am,...

Tisbury Council on Aging: May 2023

Tisbury Senior Center 34 Pine Tree Road, Vineyard Haven Director: Joyce Stiles-Tucker 508-696-4205 tisburyma.gov/council-aging May Activities May 2, Food Distribution, 10 am – noon May 2, Wellness Clinic 10:30...

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, a...

Noteworthy for 55+: May 2023

MVRHS Luncheon A delightful experience provided by the M.V. Regional High School Culinary Arts department. Great food and live music once a month during the...

SHINE: MassHealth renewals

As expected, MassHealth began sending annual renewal forms to be completed to retain benefits. This renewal process will run through March 2024. These will...

Veterans’ Corner

Dr. VanBeber will be on Island May 2 for the normal Tuesday, and May 13, which is a Saturday. Saturday is a trial run...

Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard

Sunday, April 16, was National Healthcare Decisions Day. Once you've taken care of your taxes, it's time to make certain that you have a...