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EduComp low priority for Tisbury town hall

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Tisbury's consolidated town hall task group is recommending a town-owned property on West William Street for eventual placement of a new town hall, over...

West Tisbury, IHT developing affordable housing for ages 55+

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Updated Oct. 27. To fulfill a request from West Tisbury to house residents 55 and over, the Island Housing Trust (IHT) is asking Vineyard towns...

Hearing scheduled for next steps in turf case

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A land court judge has scheduled a joint conference in the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School turf field lawsuit, which could clarify next steps...

Planning for sea level rise in Vineyard Haven

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Officials helping to map Tisbury's master plan discussed concepts and priorities for downtown Vineyard Haven, with the primary goal of preparing for sea level...

Tisbury planners envision future for business district

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Tisbury planners have laid out a vision for a portion of the town's business district, intending to enable a better flow of traffic, increase...

Feds eye funding for critical Island infrastructure

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Senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren have requested federal funding to plan much-needed repairs for Vineyard Haven's Beach Road seawall and Oak Bluffs' jetties....

Political, local leaders support Israel at Chabad

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On Monday night, Chabad on the Vineyard hosted about 50 people for its Israel Solidarity Vigil.  Speakers honored lives lost in Israel and Gaza, voiced...

Interfaith Shabbat offers community through conflict

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On Friday, M.V. Hebrew Center hosted about 200 people from different faiths for a special Shabbat service, focusing on the conflict in Israel and...

Tisbury School mourns longtime educator

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After the sudden passing on Tuesday of Shannon Carbon, a longtime English language learning (ELL) teacher at the Tisbury School, the Vineyard school district...

Edgartown man pleads guilty to bank robbery

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Edgartown resident Petar Petyoshin pleaded guilty today in federal court to armed bank robbery at a Rockland Trust Bank in Falmouth in April.  Petyoshin was...

Island hosts its first modern naturalization ceremony

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On Friday afternoon, the Dukes County Superior Courthouse in Edgartown held a naturalization ceremony for 14 new U.S. citizens.  The ceremony was the first modern...

Chilmark School relocates students during HVAC project

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Four Chilmark School grades — two at a time — are being temporarily relocated to the Chilmark Community Center to allow for finishing interior...

Take Back the Tap adds seven refill stations

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The Vineyard Conservation Society (VCS)'s Take Back the Tap (TBT) program has grown its water bottle refill station network by seven locations since the...

Seventh annual Ladyfest (fund)raises the roof

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From 5 to 10:30 pm last Saturday, Oak Bluffs' Ritz Cafe and Dos Más restaurants hosted the seventh annual Ladyfest MV, a fundraiser concert...

Airport Fitness changing hands

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In an upcoming Oct. 5 meeting, the West Tisbury zoning board of appeals (ZBA) will hold an informal hearing to approve transferring Airport Fitness'...

1 in 4 Chilmark School kindergartners received vaccine exemption

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In averages of state statistics from the past three years, several Vineyard elementary schools have some of Massachusetts' highest rates of kindergartners exempt from...

Chilmark considering ban on new pickleball courts

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Chilmark's planning board is seeking more information before possibly issuing a ban on pickleball court construction, ahead of its next meeting on Oct. 10. In...

Town officials seek unification against bigotry

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After signs supporting neofascist, white nationalist group Patriot Front were posted on Oak Bluffs' Circuit Avenue early this month, Oak Bluffs Select Board Chair...

Fire departments look to bolster fire response

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After August's Maui wildfires spurred concerns over the Vineyard's fire susceptibility, several Island towns are working with the Martha's Vineyard Commission to apply for...

Bearing fruit and rooted in Aquinnah history

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The town of Aquinnah, the Island Grown Initiative (IGI), and other partners are developing plans for a community foraging area, on approximately three acres...