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Edgartown selectmen say grant changes would harm Island families

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At Monday’s brief regular meeting, Edgartown selectmen signed a letter in which they opposed proposed changes in a state grant program they said would...

Memorial Wharf in Edgartown will get a facelift

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Edgartown selectmen listened to a presentation Monday by two members of the Memorial Wharf restoration committee, and agreed to support the committee’s plan to...

Have Faith: Music that inspires

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Peter Boak — retired music teacher, director of the Island Community Chorus, minister of music, choir director, organist, and Great Dane enthusiast — is...

Have Faith: Finding grace in the small stuff

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When Father Brian Murdoch from Grace Episcopal Church first told me in April about his plan to invite interns to the Island to work...

Edgartown selectmen move cemetery care to highway department

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At a special joint meeting of the Edgartown selectmen and the personnel committee Wednesday to discuss management of town cemeteries, town leaders agreed to...

Filming for ‘Chappaquiddick’ gets green light from Edgartown selectmen

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On Monday night, Kia Quinlin, a representative for Los Angeles–based production company Apex Entertainment, presented Edgartown selectmen with a revised filming schedule for the...

Chappaquiddick Kopechne tragedy to be revisited in indie film

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Edgartown selectmen Monday considered a number of requests from representatives of Apex Entertainment, a Los Angeles-based company now producing a film titled, “Chappaquiddick,” which...

Have faith: Methodist church welcomes new minister

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Every other week, Connie Berry reports on the news, events, and people at Martha’s Vineyard’s various places of worship. The United Methodist Church welcomed its...

Oak Bluffs historic Campground still inspires

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At night in the late 1860s, as darkness fell over Oak Bluffs, religious devotees closed the gates of the seven-foot-tall fence that surrounded the...

Chappy Ferry line report fuels continuing traffic debate

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Edgartown selectmen returned Monday night to the long-running and contentious issue of the Chappy Ferry line. Once again, tempers flared as homeowners along Simpson Lane,...

Consultant recommends Edgartown abolish cemetery commission

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In April, the Edgartown personnel board asked West Tisbury–based consultants Susan and Robert Wasserman of Strategic Policy Partnerships to delve into the workings of...

Have Faith: Breaking barriers

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A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglês Father Edivar Da Silva is the new parochial vicar at Good Shepherd Parish,...

Edgartown selectmen receive offshore wind update

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At their regular Monday meeting, the Edgartown board of selectmen listened to a presentation by Vineyard Power president Richard Andre about the next phase...

Hy-Line service to Hyannis and Nantucket is back on schedule

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Hy-Line Cruises fast ferry service between Oak Bluffs and Hyannis and between Oak Bluffs and Nantucket resumed regular scheduled service on Tuesday following a...

Edgartown selectmen tell homeowner he may not cut shade tree

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With a light agenda, much of the Edgartown board of selectmen’s Monday-night meeting focused on the fate of a 25-foot-tall silver maple located at...

Sperrys are back onboard, making sails on Martha’s Vineyard

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It's been decades since a Sperry has owned the sailmaking business in the loft above the Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway and boatbuilding operation...

Steamship Authority traffic was up in 2015, and the trend continues

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The Steamship Authority 2015 annual report, issued in April, provides a one-year snapshot of boatline passenger, vehicle, and truck activity, as well as facility...

Have faith: Fetes and faith

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Every other week, Connie Berry reports on the news, events, and people at Martha’s Vineyard’s various places of worship. The Summer Institute kicks off Thursday,...

Edgartown selectmen receive thanks by way of special delivery

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A special thank you from Mike Powers, district manager for the United States Post Office, was the first order of business at Monday’s board...

Hooves and hair ties

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Little girls and horses go together like, well, little girls and horses. Staff at the Martha’s Vineyard Community Horse Center at Misty Meadows in...