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Mopeds motor on in Oak Bluffs

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Rental mopeds have been one of the hotly debated topics in Oak Bluffs in recent years, but at Tuesday night’s selectmen’s meeting, the license...

New harbor regulations floated in Tisbury

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Attempting to clarify the murky waters of Tisbury harbor regulations, the waterways and harbor planning committee held a public meeting on Monday afternoon at...

More black sea bass for Massachusetts fishermen

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The state Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) has successfully lobbied the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) for more relaxed regulations in the Massachusetts...

County creates beach patrol

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In February, Dukes County Sheriff Robert Ogden ended a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Dukes County to obtain roughly $165,000 in alarm fee revenue...

Little guy wins big at trout derby

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Apparently, McCabe Neadow is a born fisherman. The 2-year-old Edgartown resident caught his first fish, a whopper of a rainbow trout, just minutes into...

IHT eyes Hanover House Inn for workforce housing

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Updated May 14 Looking to accelerate the creation of affordable housing on Martha’s Vineyard, the Island Housing Trust (IHT) will purchase the Hanover House Inn...

Kids Trout Derby is Saturday

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The 44th annual Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club Kids Trout Derby will be held at Duarte’s Pond off Lambert’s Cove Road in West...

New CDC study shows big uptick in tick borne illnesses

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Spring has at long last come to Martha’s Vineyard, and with it comes the return of striped bass, the proliferation of out-of-state license plates,...

New CDC study underscores the dangers of commercial fishing

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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released the results of a comprehensive study into commercial fishing fatalities which included case studies of all...

MVCS to expand addiction treatment services

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On Tuesday, May 22, Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) will broaden its continuum of care for addiction treatment with the opening of the Island...

Two Islanders arrested en route to the Vineyard with heroin

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Updated May 3 On March 26, Thomas Keen was cited for several motor vehicle violations by Tisbury Police, including unregistered motor vehicle and no inspection...

Chappy cell tower back to square one

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Following the advice of town counsel Ron Rappaport, the Edgartown planning board unanimously voted 5-0 to allow AT&T to withdraw, without prejudice, its application...

Oak Bluffs man honored by Boston Celtics

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When Mike deBettencourt captained the basketball team at MVRHS, his wildest dream was to someday play in Boston Garden. While he never made it...

Islander places third in 36th annual Run of the Charles

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Oak Bluffs resident Chick Stapleton, owner of Island Spirit Kayak, did the Vineyard proud at the 36th annual Run of the Charles on Sunday....

Vineyard runners prevail in a brutal Boston Marathon

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The 122nd Boston Marathon was one for the ages. The supreme test of athletic endurance was likely the coldest Boston race in 30 years,...

Fishermen air concerns about Vineyard Wind

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Looking to create a sea change in energy production in Massachusetts, Governor Charlie Baker signed “An Act to Promote Energy Diversity" with overwhelming bipartisan...

AT&T puts Chappy cell tower on hold

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The six year permitting process for the AT&T cell tower on Chappy took an unexpected turn today, when the Edgartown Planning Board received a...

Write-in candidate overcomes long odds in Oak Bluffs

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Last November, selectmen unanimously voted for Kathryn Shertzer to the Oak Bluffs School Committee to fill the seat of Michael Hoyt, who was stepping...

Gov. Baker commits $5 million to climate change preparedness

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Against a backdrop of ongoing cleanup efforts from the “four’easter” that hit Massachusetts last month, Friday the the Baker-Polito administration announced it is committing...

Four Islanders lace it up for the 122nd Boston Marathon

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Martha’s Vineyard will be represented by four Islanders in Monday’s Boston Marathon — Marylee Schroeder of West Tisbury, Katrina Delgadillo of Oak Bluffs, and...
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