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Oak Bluffs to consider flag policy

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Updated 4/25 @ 2:30 pm The Martha’s Vineyard branch of the NAACP and the Oak Bluffs Business Association will be appearing before the Oak Bluffs...

Second grader wins first place in writing contest

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Second grader Rye Silva of West Tisbury is following in his mother’s footsteps, nabbing first place in the One Book One Town writing contest....

Climate Action Week

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This year’s Climate Action Week, which will take place from May 8 to 14, will involve a wide variety of events, presentations, and tours,...

M.V. Hospital joins in Ukraine aid efforts

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The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has been contributing to the Ukrainian war efforts by providing aid in the form of donated medical supplies. The hospital sprang...

Vineyard Smiles adds some sparkle

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The three-week free dental care clinic that has been up and running since April 4 of this year at the First Baptist Church Parish...

Town MV gets its hours cut

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Town Bar and Grill MV on Upper Main Street will have to close earlier after a disciplinary hearing Tuesday before the Edgartown select board....

With ballot slots left blank, O.B. needs newcomers

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In a rare Friday afternoon session, the Oak Bluffs select board met to approve the appointment of Leah Brown to the Zoning Board of...

MVC wants to avoid increasing short-term rentals

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission met on Thursday to continue its public hearing regarding the renovation and expansion project at the former EduComp building in...

O.B. voters approve wastewater, bluffs funding

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Oak Bluffs voters gathered for the town’s special and annual town meetings, held at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s Performing Arts Center on...

Edgartown temporarily lowers quorum

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The Edgartown select board met Monday to approve an adjustment of the quorum requirements for the special and annual town meetings, scheduled for 7...

USCG Auxiliary offers boating course

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Updated The Martha’s Vineyard Coast Guard Auxiliary will be holding a safe boating class on Saturday, April 23. The course will include updated information, and...

Island community helps restore dunes

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More than 100 volunteers gathered to help plant beachgrass at Lobsterville Beach in Aquinnah on Saturday. The annual event, part of the Wampanoag Tribe...

Lampost owner’s proposed modifications scrutinized

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A proposal to modify how units are rented at the "Lampost building," located at 6 Circuit Ave. in Oak Bluffs, received significant pushback before...

DCC in support of Islandwide moped rental ban

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The Dukes County Commission unanimously approved supporting “the concept of filing legislation for an Islandwide ban on mopeds and scooters” on Wednesday, confirming that...

Voters to weigh in on town expenditures

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The Oak Bluffs combined annual and special town meetings are set for 7 pm on Tuesday, April 12, at the Martha’s Vineyard High School...

Vineyard receives two tourism grants

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The Edgartown Board of Trade is receiving a $45,000 grant from the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism’s (MOTT) Travel and Tourism Recovery (TTR)...

Edgartown select board approves shade tree removal

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The request to remove a 26-foot-tall European hornbeam tree located outside the courthouse was unanimously approved by the Edgartown select board at its meeting...

Cost of living too high for Vineyard teachers

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Supporters of the Martha’s Vineyard Educators Association (MVEA) gathered on Saturday at Vineyard Haven’s Five Corners to build public awareness about their ongoing contract...

DQ opens, spring is here

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Sweet-toothed Islanders lined up to get their first Dairy Queen fix of the season on Friday. By 2 pm, around a dozen hungry customers...

TestMV celebrates its staff

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A single trailer sat in the empty parking lot of Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Hall on Thursday, as TestMV staff worked to wrap up their...