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Scallop season limit faces backlash

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At Tuesday’s meeting, the Oak Bluffs select board heard from members of the shellfish committee and local shellfisherman regarding the town’s scallop limit for...

West Chop homeowners sue MVC over demo denial 

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Owners of 1133 Main St. in Tisbury have filed a lawsuit against the Martha’s Vineyard Commission following the commission’s denial of a request to...

‘Reserved for Jim’

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A single chair, adorned with lures and bucktails, sits in a Lobsterville Beach parking spot in Aquinnah. On it, is a sign that reads:...

MVC tired of inaccurate renderings

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In a jam-packed meeting consisting of four public hearings Thursday, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission mulled over a senior living facility, residential demolition, marina reconstruction,...

County treasurer position still vacant

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Barely making quorum at their Wednesday meeting, Dukes County Commissioners discussed the next steps in their search for a new county treasurer.  The full-time elected...

Housing committee wants second look at rental funds

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At their Tuesday meeting, the Oak Bluffs affordable housing committee expressed interest in taking another look at how to use the town’s short-term rental...

Edgartown talks energy savings

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At its Monday meeting, the Edgartown select board unanimously approved a request by energy committee chair Alan Strahler to allocate $132,000 of recently secured...

Second forum held on proposed SSA fare hike

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At a second public forum held by the Steamship Authority board to discuss the proposed 2023 operating budget and fare hikes on Monday evening,...

Edgartown woman pleads guilty in cat case

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At Edgartown District Court on Thursday, two years after dozens of cats and kittens were removed from an Edgartown residence, Jennifer Winsper, 50, pled...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Select board to consult counsel about parsonage easement 

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In a discussion regarding the town’s view easement at 75 South Water St., the Edgartown select board decided to consult town counsel on how...

‘You are not alone’

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Pre-dawn, over 100 people gathered at Edgartown’s Bend in the Road on Saturday for the fifth annual Darkness into the Vineyard Light Suicide Prevention...

Congress members call for DOJ investigation

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Just two days after Island representatives called for a federal investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, a letter signed by 46 U.S. representatives...

Responding with the ‘holy yes’

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In a joint service Thursday evening, leaders and members from St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, West Tisbury’s First Congregational Church, Tisbury’s Unitarian Universalist Church, and...

County stands with Chatinover

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Dukes County commissioners expressed their support for fellow commissioner Keith Chatinover at their meeting Wednesday afternoon, after Chatinover was the Twitter target of U.S....

Aquinnah targeted in hateful messages, calls following last week’s migrant arrival

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Aquinnah select board members announced at their Tuesday afternoon meeting that local business and establishments have been reportedly receiving less-than-favorable mail and phone calls...