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Oak Bluffs goes to mat over yoga

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The Oak Bluffs parks and recreation commission is under fire after a long-running yoga group was ousted from Inkwell Beach early Thursday morning by...

Hall sues Stop & Shop again, aims to pause construction

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Updated 7/26 A recent lawsuit filed by Courtway Trust on behalf of Benjamin Hall Sr. aims to freeze the Edgartown Stop & Shop expansion project,...

Possible Dreams breaks record

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The 44th annual Martha’s Vineyard Community Services benefit, Possible Dreams, pulled in massive amounts in donations on Sunday; another successful fundraiser in the books.  The...

Demolition requests continue

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission held a public hearing on yet another demolition request on Thursday night. The request to demolish West Chop’s 1133 Main...

Convery family wants to hand over Eastville to Land Bank

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The Dukes County Commission heard from Leo Convery at its Wednesday meeting, who thanked commissioners for their response to his letter regarding the state...

Happenings at Island Grown Initiative

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Island Grown Initiative will begin hosting its community suppers on Wednesdays, 5 pm to 6 pm from July 20 up until August 10. IGI...

Hospital followed protocol following gun threat 

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Patients, visitors, and staff at the hospital experienced a brief lockdown Tuesday evening when an alarming call threatening an impending shooter was made. A staff...

OBPD praised for transparency 

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Those who follow the Oak Bluffs Police Department on their Facebook page may have noticed a new kind of post on Monday — a “weekend...

Ag Society’s 2022 fair poster revealed

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The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society has chosen its poster for the 2022 fair. Like all the fairs that have come before, the poster, designed...

MVC, Harbor View settle out of court

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Updated  7/19 At Thursday evening’s Martha’s Vineyard Commission meeting, chair Joan Malkin announced that the MVC and the Harbor View Hotel have settled out of...

MVCMA ‘aggrieved’ by conditions on Tabernacle

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The Oak Bluffs planning board and the town of Oak Bluffs are being sued by the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association (MVCMA) for exceeding...

Amendments to Housing Bank Act aired 

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The Housing Bank Review Committee (HBRC) heard amendment proposals to the Housing Bank Act from the Coalition to Create the M.V. Housing Bank (CCMVHB)...

‘Doughnut hole’ land swap approved by House

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The colloquial ‘doughnut hole’ property-swap legislation passed through the House of Representatives Wednesday, paving the way for much-needed affordable housing in the town of...

Oak Bluffs lacks staff

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An increasing number of amplified music permit requests are putting the Oak Bluffs select board between rock and a hard place.  At their Tuesday meeting,...

Trustees amp up shorebird habitat protection

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Trustees of Martha’s Vineyard are finding that protected shorebird habitats on Chappaquiddick are being subjected to vandalism, theft, and in some cases, destruction. Trustees...

Edgartown Stop & Shop expansion project underway

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  Work on the expansion of Edgartown’s Stop & Shop is finally getting underway, after having been slated to begin in the fall of 2019....

Memorial Wharf’s Dock Dance on hold 

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The Edgartown select board was unable to approve the request by Dock Dance Band to hold their traditional summer Memorial Wharf events due to...

With testimony wrapped, judge set to decide MVC trial

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The trial between the Martha’s Vineyard Commission and Utah-based developers Douglas K. Anderson and Richard G. Matthews has come to a close, with the...

Redevelopment of EduComp building denied

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The months of mulling over the proposed redevelopment of Tisbury’s EduComp building came to an end Thursday night as the Martha’s Vineyard Commission ultimately...

Housing Bank Committee picks Malkin as chair

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The members of the Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank Review Committee pulled no punches as they held their first meeting Thursday afternoon. The newly formed advisory...