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Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission names interim manager

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The Martha’s Vineyard Airport has a new, temporary manager. Rod Dinger, former airport director of a Northern California airport in Redding, will begin work...

Island planners look to ‘blue economy’ for economic strength

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Aquaculture, boat building, charter fishing, water tours — just about any activity related to the surrounding sea — is part of what the Seaport...

Up-Island school committee approves $10.6 million FY17 budget

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After more than seven drafts and countless meetings, the Up-Island Regional School District (UIRSD) committee approved a $10.6 million fiscal year 2017 (FY17) budget...

Airport commission seeks to hire interim airport manager

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The Martha’s Vineyard Airport will soon go from an acting airport manager to an interim airport manager, even as it conducts a search for...

Tisbury harbormaster would give family name to channel

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Tisbury town administrator Jay Grande was caught unaware when he received a telephone call in January from a staffer in the the office of...

Martha’s Vineyard school officials address spike in student tardiness

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Following a spike in student tardiness, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MRVHS) officials last month implemented a new, stricter policy for the remainder of...

New MVRHS principal visits, chats with staff and parents

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Over freshly brewed coffee and breakfast pastries, parents and Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) staff members chatted with newly hired principal Sara Dingledy...

Tisbury selectmen discuss sidewalk snow removal

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In the wake of recent snowstorms, Tisbury selectmen Tuesday night expressed concern about the lack of snow removal on highly trafficked sidewalks in town....

MVYLI holds Job Shadow Day for high school students

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The Martha’s Vineyard Youth Leadership Initiative (MVYLI) prevailed over blizzard conditions Friday and held its sixth annual Job Shadow Day and reception. Over a...

Tisbury School looks to fast-track MSBA grant process

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Tisbury School officials appeared before selectmen Tuesday night to discuss their recent acceptance into the Massachusetts State Building Authority (MSBA) grant process. They want...

MVRHS names Stephen McCarthy new football coach

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Mr. McCarthy replaces Don Herman who retired after 28 years as head of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football program.

New teacher contract carries a $2.5 million price tag

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Martha’s Vineyard public school teachers and the All-Island School Committee (AISC) last week ratified a new three-year contract that includes annual pay hikes totaling...

MVRHS committee approves interpreter certification course

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) committee met Monday and appropriated $10,000 for a pilot program that will provide training for graduating high...

The Boathouse Foundation donates $25,000 to YMCA

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The Boathouse Foundation last week donated $25,000 to the YMCA of Oak Bluffs, the sixth consecutive year the philanthropic arm of the Boathouse club...

Sara Dingledy selected to be regional high school principal

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Martha’s Vineyard Superintendent of Schools Matt D’Andrea cited the leadership skill of Ms. Dingledy, who now heads a Bronx school.

Tisbury School chosen for Massachusetts School Building Authority grant

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The MSBA will assist with the planning and funding for a new, or upgraded school building in Tisbury.

Ernie Boch Jr. presents $6,000 check, 12 guitars to YMCA Teen Center

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Seasonal Edgartown resident and philanthropist Ernie Boch Jr., president and CEO of Subaru of New England, visited Alex’s Place Teen Center at the YMCA...

Protruding utility poles removed from Beach Street

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The series of utility poles that protruded into Beach Street, amputating the passenger side mirrors of vehicles that got too close, are gone. The...

Up-Island School District committee raises lunch price

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In a lengthy meeting Monday night, largely dominated by fiscal year 2017 (FY17) budget discussions, the Up-Island Regional School District committee heard West Tisbury...

MassDOT presents 25 percent complete Beach Road plan to town

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Tisbury selectman Melinda Loberg said on Tuesday that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) recently presented a 25 percent complete design for the Beach...