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Oak Bluffs voters to take up $26 million wastewater upgrade 

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In addition to considering candidates for elected positions on Nov. 8, voters will take up four state ballot questions. In Oak Bluffs, voters will...

Vineyard Conservation Society’s claim favored over contested ‘Lot 240’

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Following a years-long legal battle over the ownership of a 5.7-acre parcel in Aquinnah, a verdict has finally been reached in Dukes County Superior...

O.B. set to fix rutted pavement

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At its Tuesday meeting, the Oak Bluffs select board addressed the problematic pavement at Farland Square, after hearing numerous concerns about the safety of...

Housing Bank panel hears from Fernandes, Cyr

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The Housing Bank Review Committee (HBRC) welcomed state Sen. Julian Cyr, D-Truro, and Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, at its meeting in Edgartown’s Town Hall...

Spotty cell service continues

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Updated 10/26 After two days of reduced cellular service in areas of Edgartown, due to a failure of a backhaul switch in the network, Comcast...

Fate of Look Street house hangs in balance

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Agents for 43 Look St. in Tisbury appeared before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission again Thursday, continuing their plea for allowing the demolition of the...

Navigator Homes continues public hearing

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At its Thursday meeting, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission took up a continued public hearing for the proposed skilled nursing facility, Navigator Homes, in Edgartown. The...

MVC denies liability in suit over workforce housing

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On Tuesday, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission filed a response to a lawsuit by Lampost building owner Adam Cummings. Cummings went to court after commissioners...

County treasurer may become appointed role

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At its Wednesday meeting, the Dukes County Commission unanimously approved changes to legislation that would allow for the county treasurer to go from being...

Renaming of ‘Southern Tier’ gets pushback

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With several projects in the works, the Oak Bluffs affordable housing committee discussed that they will soon be looking to sink their teeth into...

Judge steps down from Trustees 

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After less than a year in the role, President and CEO John Judge will be stepping down from his position, due to “differences in...

Proposed airport hangar goes to public hearing

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s Land Use Planning subcommittee was presented with plans to construct a new aircraft hangar at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport. The project,...

Edgartown select board supports Vineyard Power application

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At their Monday meeting, the Edgartown select board voted to submit a letter of support on behalf of Vineyard Power for the energy company’s...

Teachers’ union, school committee reach contract agreement

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After a lengthy and sometimes contentious battle between the Martha’s Vineyard Educators Association (MVEA) and the school district regarding teacher contracts, an agreement has...

Indian cuisine finds a home

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After a (too short) stint offering takeout food this summer, Bombay Indian restaurant reopened Sunday, to the delight of foodies Island-wide. This time, a...

77th Derby ends on a high note

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The 77th Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish came to an end this weekend, rounding out with its traditional awards ceremony, held at Farm...

MVC approves Red Arrow Road housing

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On Thursday, following a brief deliberation, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved the proposed Red Arrow Community Housing, a project brought to the commission by...

Concerns aired regarding proposed new roundabout

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At its Thursday night meeting, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission took up a proposed roundabout in Oak Bluffs, slated for the intersection of Sea View...

MVCMA receives $500,000 grant for Tabernacle roof 

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The Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association has been awarded $500,000 through a Save America’s Treasures grant to go toward the restoration of the nearly...

Warrant approved for O.B. special town meeting

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At an Oak Bluffs special town meeting on Nov. 1, voters will take up a six-article warrant that was approved by the select board...