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Mansion House pays for illegal water pumping

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The Mansion House Inn paid $21,400 for illegally pumping an estimated 15,000 to 25,000 gallons of groundwater per day into the town’s wastewater treatment...

Green contract with Nantucket terminated

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Laura Green, Ph.D., misled readers when she wrote in a comment on The Times website that her contract “simply expired” with the Nantucket schools. Green,...

Soup-er easy Vegetarian Cabbage Soup

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It’s soup season. There’s nothing like coming in after a walk through the blustery streets of Vineyard Haven to a piping hot bowl of...

Festival has people energized

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Three years ago this week, Innovation Arts & Entertainment CEO Adam Epstein stood before the Tisbury select board and urged them to let him...

‘We live in freedom and without fear’

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On a day that felt more like Memorial Day than one week before Christmas, veterans gathered at Oak Grove Cemetery in Vineyard Haven Friday...

Select board not sold on Peaked Hill Pastures plan

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The Chilmark select board will wait a bit longer to decide what to do with six acres known as Peaked Hill Pastures. At a single-issue...

Film Center donations reach $550,000 goal

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In 2012, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society made a deal to locate a new movie theater in the redeveloped marketplace in Tisbury. Now, nearly...

Green: ‘Poo-poo heads’ won’t drive her out

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Laura Green, Ph.D., the toxicologist disavowed by the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for downplaying the risks of per- and poly-fluoralykyl substances (PFAS), resigned...

Doubt cast on Green’s EPA relationship

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Updated Dec. 10 @ 1 pm A toxicologist who downplayed the health effects of synthetic turf fields in testimony before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission is...

New video promotes Food Basket program

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The Food Baskets MV, a food donation program operated by Good Shepherd Parish, continues to serve the needs of Islanders, distributing an average of...

Edgartown delays housing bank decision

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With some details of the proposed housing bank still up in the air, the Edgartown select board remained reluctant to put the issue on...

COVID cases spike to 76

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For the first time since the end of August, positive test results for COVID-19 have reached 76 cases — nearly four times as many cases...

Island sees elevated COVID numbers

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Updated 12/5 After several weeks of level results from COVID-19 testing, the Vineyard is suddenly seeing an uptick in cases. In daily reports released this...

Young woman soars to Eagle

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Ingrid Moore of Chilmark is the first young woman to become an Eagle Scout for the Cape and Islands chapter of Scouts since the...

Getting their (cold) feet wet

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It was cold, it was fun, and it was a success. That’s the word from Sara Dario, the volunteer organizer of a fundraising polar plunge...

A ‘momentous day’ for Vineyard Wind 

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Against the backdrop of Nantucket Sound and a steady wind that would surely keep a field of turbines spinning, political leaders and representatives of...

SSA board: Communication is key

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The Steamship Authority will continue to look at ways to improve communication during trip cancellations, including the possibility of installing technology at terminals similar...

‘The Island is going to have to figure it out’

The housing situation on Martha’s Vineyard was already in crisis before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The worldwide health crisis has made the situation with...

The Art of journalism

Art Cullen looks like a guy who would fit in on Martha’s Vineyard. He has a mop of white hair, a horseshoe mustache, and...

Cement mix-up

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 Updated 8 pm The sound of jackhammers filled the morning air on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven Monday morning as newly poured sidewalks were being...