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Tashmoo tree clearing prompts complaints

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A recent tree clearing at a property on Lake Tashmoo in Tisbury has prompted a stop work order amid concerns of erosion into the...

MVC closes Tisbury Marine Terminal hearing

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed out the public hearing for the Tisbury Marine Terminal project, which proposes to make repairs and alterations to its...

MVRHS football game canceled

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football team has canceled its game Friday against Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School due to “COVID issues” with...

Tisbury Police investigating vandalized vehicles

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Tisbury Police are investigating a string of vehicles that were vandalized in the area of Five Corners and downtown Vineyard Haven.  Officer Nick Sidoti told...

Memorial Wharf construction begins

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The top of Memorial Wharf will be temporarily moved to the parking lot as the town begins an extensive project to replace portions of...

Harbor View sues MVC over spa expansion conditions

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The Harbor View Hotel is suing the Martha’s Vineyard Commission to challenge the commission’s list of conditions tied to an approval of an expansion...

Utz snags first at cross-country invitational

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Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School senior Zach Utz finished in first place to cap off a stellar showing from the Vineyarders cross-country team at...

Biking the ‘Organ Trail’

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When someone mentions a bike ride on the Vineyard, images of leisurely trips to South Beach or Alley’s General Store come to mind. Rarely...

27 COVID cases this week

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There have been 27 new COVID cases so far this week: 10 on Sunday, three on Monday, five on Tuesday, four on Wednesday, and...

Work resumes on Beach Road

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With summer at its end, construction operations on Beach Road have resumed, with an expected completion date in fall of 2022. “MassDOT has resumed construction...

No charges sought against Vineyard Trust

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The Cape and Islands District Attorney’s office is not pursuing criminal charges against the Vineyard Trust. Assistant District Attorney Tara Miltimore confirmed criminal charges were...

Oak Bluffs approves additional lead testing

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The Oak Bluffs select board approved a request for additional lead testing at East Chop Lighthouse. “The main area of concern is where the previous...

Oak Bluffs lambastes state delegation on moped bylaw

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Updated 4 pm At their meeting Tuesday evening, the Oak Bluffs select board vented their frustration and criticism about comments concerning a moped rental ban...

COVID cases fall to 39

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There were 39 cases of COVID-19 reported between Sept. 5 and 11 last week, according to Chilmark health agent Marina Lent.  No official weekly report...

CTAC member responds to petition

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The Chilmark Town Affairs Council (CTAC) says there’s an open line of communication between them and the group that has created a petition for...

MVC approves Beecher Park demolition 

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved a historic demolition for 9 Beecher Park in Oak Bluffs. The vote was 11-0, with three abstentions from commissioners Ben...

Edgartown, Chilmark awarded state grants

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Updated Sept. 10  The Massachusetts Seaport Economic Council awarded $240,000 to Edgartown and $55,000 to Chilmark for coastal projects. Edgartown’s grant will help cover the cost...

Caron, Carroll earn ice accolades

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Two collegiate skaters from the Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club ended their summer on the ice on a high note.  Sally Caron, a junior at...

Oak Bluffs hires Albiston as conservation agent

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The Oak Bluffs select board unanimously appointed Garrett Albiston as the town’s new conservation agent, filling the role that has been vacant for nearly...

New investigation sought for Chilmark camp incident

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A group of Island activists have put together a change.org petition for a transparent and participatory investigation into a strap incident that occurred at...
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