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Computer upgrade drives RMV closings

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The Registry of Motor Vehicles, including the one at the Airport Business Park, will be temporarily closed March 23 to 25 to update its...

Vineyard Haven Post Office stops recycling customers’ mail

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The Vineyard Haven Post Office has removed blue recycling bins for customers, and will no longer recycle customers’ mail. The ban was put into place...

Two-car crash in Vineyard Haven

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A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Carole Avenue and County Road in Oak Bluffs sent at least one occupant to the hospital with...

Land bank expands John Presbury Norton Farm

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The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission has announced the purchase of a new piece of land in West Tisbury. The new piece of conserved land...

Clogged culvert causes flooding

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A clogged culvert has caused flooding on the Beach Road bike path near the Caroline Tuthill Preserve in Edgartown. The culvert, which runs under...

Taking a stand for International Women’s Day

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The public is invited to take part in a standout to celebrate International Women’s Day. The standout will take place on Thursday, March 8,...

Aquinnah voters to consider 11 articles

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Voters at a special town meeting Tuesday, March 6, at 7 pm at town hall will consider 11 articles, including one that would change...

Edgartown to hold fluoridation forum

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The Edgartown board of health will be holding a forum for the public to learn about the value of community water fluoridation. Water fluoridation...

So you’ve got this big idea

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Lisa Leonard has always been a runner. Her day job was working for the military as a signal officer, and then after that as...

League of Women Voters to hold candidate forums

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Want to be more informed on local elections? Look no further than the series of voter forums being sponsored by the League of Women...

Bobby B’s to pour beer and wine

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Tisbury selectmen unanimously voted to approve a wine and beer permit for Bobby B’s Seafood and Pizza restaurant on Main Street, at the board's...

Charter School hires new director

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After a national search, the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School has hired Peter Steedman to succeed current director Bob Moore. Moore, the school’s founding director,...

Oral histories celebrate Black History Month

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We share memories and stories with our rich and diverse voices telling stories of hardship, happiness, and humor. These are the stories that weave...

Island chef Chris Fischer and comedian Amy Schumer marry in Malibu

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Martha’s Vineyard chef Chris Fischer and comedian Amy Schumer tied the knot last Tuesday in an “intimate” wedding ceremony, according to CNN. Fischer has cooked...

Aquinnah interested in two-town fire department

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–Aquinnah selectmen are interested in talking to Chilmark selectmen about merging their fire departments. At a meeting Tuesday, the board of selectmen spoke with Aquinnah...

House passes bill to aid Alzheimer’s patients

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On Jan. 31, state Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, voted to pass several legislative bills, including one dealing with Massachusetts’ growing population of patients with...

Tough defense shuts Vineyarders down

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The Vineyarders boys basketball team had no luck against the visiting Bishop Feehan Shamrocks last Thursday falling 59-43. The Shamrocks got the tip off and...

Finding your passion is job one

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On a brisk Tuesday morning, students at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School and Island employers gathered for an hour-long discussion panel to talk...

‘You need not walk alone’

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The Compassionate Friends, a self-help support organization with chapters across the country, has come to the Island. The Compassionate Friends mission is to help...

Chief’s request for raise prompts fiery exchange

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Tensions rose during Tuesday’s board of selectmen meeting in Chilmark, with Fire Chief David Norton asking for a raise and a department lieutenant leaving...