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Schools pursue equity, equal representation

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Updated, Feb. 15 If the Martha’s Vineyard school committees were graded on their makeup compared with the Island’s school population, they would receive a failing...

Aquinnah eying Cliff erosion mitigation

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Groundwater seeping through the Aquinnah Cliffs may be causing erosion, and the Aquinnah climate and energy committee is pursuing a state grant to evaluate...

Edgartown losing students to school choice

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Parents of students at the Edgartown School say that they are concerned with a decline in the student population, with some criticizing the school’s...

Aquinnah shoring up erosion

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After a series of storms shook up beach and coastline areas Island-wide, Aquinnah is looking to shore up coastal infrastructure and clear out a...

Chilmark addressing erosion after storms

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Updated January 31. After the series of heavy coastal storms that caused erosion Island-wide, it isn’t just Edgartown undergoing remediation efforts. Chilmark officials are responding to...

Tisbury taxi license under scrutiny

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There is concern among established taxi companies in Vineyard Haven as a new company looks to enter the market. The Tisbury Select Board decided to...

Bald eagles compete for an Island home

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In late January, mating pairs of bald eagles are scoping for possible nesting sites, including on Martha’s Vineyard. Because it seems easier, they often...

V.H. taquería to be open this summer

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A planned outdoor taquería at the historic Old Stone Bank property in Vineyard Haven is slated to be open for summer, according to developer...

Chilmark Town Meeting preschool lease passes

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Over 100 Chilmark voters unanimously approved a lease for the town's preschool project, the sole warrant article in a special town meeting Monday night.  With...

Edgartown declares emergency for South Beach

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In order to qualify for federal emergency funds after significant storm damage last week, the Edgartown Select Board declared an emergency for the South...

Town permitting an obstacle to Airport booze sales

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Updated January 18. To raise more money for employee housing, the head of post-screening concessions at the Martha's Vineyard Airport is looking to sell beer...

Whale of a tale coming to V.H.

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On Sunday afternoon, the Martha's Vineyard Film Center will show "In the Whale," a documentary about the international news story of lobsterman Michael Packard,...

‘Jaws’ 50th bash pitched for Aquinnah

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of the film "Jaws," a great-grandson of a Universal Pictures co-founder has asked Aquinnah to host...

Chilmark farmers push for friendlier zoning

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On Monday, Chilmark's planning board heard from local farmers about their proposal to amend zoning bylaws in the town to clarify what kinds of...

Ralliers remember, condemn Jan. 6

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With the upcoming presidential election in mind, concerned citizens rallied at the Oak Bluffs roundabout this Saturday, Jan. 6, on the three-year anniversary of...

Aquinnah playground expansion coming together

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After phase one of construction on the Aquinnah playground completed in November, the town is considering a cost of $250,000 for a second building...

W.T. Town Moderator not seeking reelection

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Dan Waters, West Tisbury town moderator, has given notice that he won’t seek reelection.  April 2024 will be his 10th and final Annual Town Meeting...

From merlins to warblers: 30,000 birds spotted in annual count

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The Vineyard's 64th annual Christmas Bird Count, held this weekend, identified more than 30,000 individual birds, up from around 19,000 in 2022.  With results still...

Caroling for the cows at Grey Barn

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  The Grey Barn in Chilmark hosted over 100 people just before Christmas for its "Caroling for Cows" event.  Islanders of all ages, many young children,...

Commission leaning into up-Island nitrogen remediation

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission is recommending a number of options for the up-Island towns to address nitrogen pollution in local waterways, including the installation...