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Atlantic White Shark Conservancy Partners with Orca III

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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’

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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 

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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