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Derby registration opens

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Registration for the 77th annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby has opened at tackle shops Island-wide. Both solo and team — two people,...

New chapter for Bunch of Grapes Bookstore

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When Molly Coogan came to work at Bunch of Grapes Bookstore on Thursday; it was not in her longtime managerial role, but as the...

Heywood, Lauzon vie for Senate nomination

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With primary elections just around the corner, there are two Republicans competing for state Senate, hoping to unseat incumbent Democratic Sen. Julian Cyr in...

Select board supports beachgoers access group

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At its Monday meeting, the Edgartown select board was given a presentation by Larry’s Tackle Shop owner Peter Sliwkowski regarding the MV Beachgoers Access...

Old souvenir shop to be demolished

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As the famed Flying Horses Carousel gets its new paint job this fall, the abutting souvenir shop will be torn down. The demolition of the...

MVC approves Tisbury maintenance building for offshore wind farm

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission unanimously approved the construction of the Vineyard Wind 1 maintenance building at 69 Beach Road in Tisbury at its meeting...

West Chop homeowner’s demo proposal denied

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At its Thursday night meeting, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission denied the request by Susannah and Brian Bristol to demolish their West Chop 1133 Main...

Ride on

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As Beach Road Weekend kicked off with an outdoor screening of “Jaws” at Tisbury’s Veteran Memorial Park on the evening of August 25, the...

MVC sued for conditions placed on elderly housing project

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Island Elderly Housing has filed a lawsuit against the Martha’s Vineyard Commission for conditions placed on an approval of IEH’s proposed elderly housing project...

Bison speak at the Strand

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Through an 18-year partnership with the NAACP Martha’s Vineyard branch, Howard University alumni group Bison on the Vineyard held a forum, “Political Future of...

‘Why not have some fun with your life?’

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Often seen with her trademark overalls and noise-canceling headphones, Melanie Englert has become somewhat of an Island celebrity. Recognized and approached by strangers who...

Camp association drops lawsuits following backlash

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After mounting pressure from Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association (MVCMA) leaseholders following the filing of multiple lawsuits against the town of Oak Bluffs planning...

O.B. considers Wi-Fi policy

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The Oak Bluffs select board mulled over the possibility of creating a new Wi-Fi policy in response to alleged late-night mischief in the vicinity...

Proposed wedding venue to be taken up by MVC

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A request from a West Tisbury resident to allow use of his property as a rentable wedding venue was met with hesitation Monday by...

Edgartown select board addresses Chappy Ferry ‘rumors’

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At their Monday meeting, the Edgartown select board quelled concerns of Chappaquiddick residents relayed by Chappy steering committee member John Dropick, regarding rumors of...

Vineyard’s climate action plan unveiled

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After almost a year in the works, Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s Climate Action Plan, dubbed “The Vineyard Way,” has been unveiled. Spearheaded by MVC climate...

Beach Road Weekend to offer water taxi transport

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Following the Steamship Authority’s recent refusal to divert boats to accommodate off-Island Beach Road Weekend Music Festival attendees, event organizers announced Friday afternoon that...

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Edgartown

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On Thursday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Edgartown board of health announced West Nile virus was recently detected in mosquitoes...

‘This can’t continue the way it is’

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At their Wednesday afternoon meeting, Dukes County Commissioners addressed the recent tragedy that took place at Big Bridge early Monday morning that resulted in...

Lanterns of summer

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The Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs was filled to capacity Wednesday evening as the Jelly Roll Horns Band serenaded thousands of visitors eager for the...