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Atlantic White Shark Conservancy Partners with Orca III

On Friday, the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy (AWSC) announced a new partnership with Return of the Orca, a group working to recreate the famous...

Coronavirus chronicles: Summer’s berried treasures

With summer plans of a big city internship thrown to the wind this past spring, I decided to try my hand at something new....

Families move into their new homes

Gary Birge made a deal with Island Housing Trust. He sold them his two-acre property on Daggett Avenue, with a main house and cottage....

Dreams come true

The Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) annual Possible Dreams auction went off without a hitch on Sunday night. Mary Korba, communications manager for MVCS,...

Masks by Julie

When a construction ban was announced in early April, carpenter Julie Verost’s workload was put on hold and the naturally creative Verost found herself...

Sheriff deals with increase in accidental calls

The Dukes County Sheriff’s Office Regional Emergency Communication Center, which processes all 911 calls for Martha’s Vineyard, has been experiencing a recent increase in...

Hub of innovation targets sustainability

On Tuesday, Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center, a nonprofit focused on research and public education around sustainability issues, hosted a webinar that recognized...

‘Let’s just come together and support each other’

On Wednesday, July 22, the Burgess Committee of Grace Episcopal Church will sponsor a Candlelight Prayer Vigil for Reconciliation and Peace at 7:30 pm...

Trustees honor frontline workers 

The Trustees of Reservations, which has several properties on the Island, announced it will honor frontline workers by offering them free admission to most...

Pinning their hopes of suffrage

On July 19, 1915, Suffrage Blue Bird Day, approximately 100,000 colorful, tin 12- by 4-inch blue birds were pinned up on display around the...

Poult in peril rescued

A baby turkey had a close call on Sunday. Disaster might have struck, if not for the intervention of some heroic passersby. While driving...

Slithering into summer

The crew at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary is hard at work preparing for expanded outdoor programming options, allowed under Governor Baker’s recent phase three...

A drive-in Spike Lee joint

It’s been more than 30 years since Spike Lee released “Do the Right Thing,” a drama chronicling the racial tensions and dynamics of Bed-Stuy...

Sollitto exiting retirement

Joseph Sollitto, who served for over 40 years as the clerk of the Dukes County Superior Court, announced last week that he is coming...

Building committee goes with $56.7 million option

Updated 8:30 pm Emotions were running high Monday night over how to proceed with the Tisbury School renovation-and-addition project, with the building committee's chair, Rachel...

Gonna need another boat

Though he may not have realized it at the time, David Bigelow was dramatically influenced by his first brush with show business. When he...

Tisbury School renovations could top $55 million

The town could pay as much as $10 million more for a renovation/addition project at Tisbury School than a completely new building would have...

MV masquerade begins in Oak Bluffs

Clothing racks on the sidewalks, people dining at tables set in the street, and a bustle of visitors marked the first time Circuit and...

Chicken Alley set to reopen

M.V. Community Services (MVCS) Chicken Alley Thrift Shop will officially reopen on Tuesday, June 23, at 11 am, after being closed because of the...

Island has gone 15 days without a new case

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has not reported a new confirmed case of COVID-19 in 15 days. As of Monday, the hospital has tested 1,204 patients,...
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