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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...

O.B. plans veteran housing project

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Affordable housing for military veterans may be coming to Oak Bluffs. At an August 10 meeting, chair of the Oak Bluffs affordable housing committee Mark...

Norton Point gets soft reopening

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Updated 2:20 pm While only mustering light rain and strong winds, Tropical Storm Henri’s pounding surf made an impact at Norton Point Beach. As a...

MVC closes Mill Square public hearing

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Updated 2:55 pm  The Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed out the public hearing for a historic demolition at 19 Mill Square Road in Oak Bluffs. The property...

Flags go missing

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UPDATED Aug. 27 Several American flags at homes on Morse Street in Edgartown have gone missing.  According to Edgartown Det. Curtis Chandler, the flags were last...

GoFundMe started for former traffic officer

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A GoFundMe for former Edgartown Traffic Officer Hayden Ginnetti has raised almost $89,000 to help Ginnetti after he suffered a serious spinal cord injury...

TestMV moves to Ag Hall

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TestMV, the Island’s asymptomatic testing site, is moving to a new home outside the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury. Testing at the new location will...

A Long Talk speaks to ‘Black Party’

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Representatives from A Long Talk showed their support for and debunked rumors about the organization at an Oak Bluffs select board meeting, following concerns...

Edgartown pursues state funds

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The Edgartown select board approved moving forward with a forgivable loan application for state funds to support the town’s wastewater facility. The Edgartown wastewater department...

Henri unloads Coke at Lambert’s Cove

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 The Coca-Cola stream at Lambert’s Cove Beach in West Tisbury gave way to a rush of water following heavy rain late Monday into Tuesday...

Crocker saves Tashmoo vessel

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A boat in Lake Tashmoo in Vineyard Haven was saved from a watery grave thanks to the quick action of harbormaster John Crocker.  At 8:30...

Staffing issues hit Edgartown beaches

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Like many businesses on Martha’s Vineyard, the Edgartown parks department is facing staffing issues. On Monday, the parks department posted on Facebook that several schedule...

Three new COVID clusters 

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Updated 3:30 pm  There were 97 new COVID cases reported last week and three new small clusters. For the fourth week in a row, new confirmed...

Henri passes by

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Updated August 24  Tropical storm Henri hit the Island with little more than a nudge Sunday, bringing light rain and winds. Around the Island town highway...
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