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Aviation scholarship honors David Luening

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The David Luening Memorial Scholarship for aviation enthusiasts has been established with a total contribution of $26,500 over four years, which includes a contribution...

Airport commission meets briefly unmasked

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The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission became the first board on the Island to meet in person without masks on Thursday. “I have a year’s worth...

Teens begin getting vaccine

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Updated 9 pm Bailen Darack is the first teen on Martha’s Vineyard to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on the first day teens 12 to 15...

Water taxi to provide down-Island service

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A water taxi has been given permission to pick up passengers in Vineyard Haven and ferry them to Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. Falmouth Water Transportation...

Grocery delivery service debuts on Martha’s Vineyard

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Martha’s Vineyard residents and seasonal visitors will have another option when it comes to stocking up on farm-fresh foods. New England Country Mart will launch...

Tisbury School project could cost taxpayers 10 percent more per year

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The owner of residential property valued at $682,300 — Tisbury’s median — would pay an additional $635 in property taxes for the Tisbury School renovation and...

MOU approved between Tisbury and museum

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The Martha’s Vineyard Museum will pay Tisbury $5,000 per year in lieu of taxes as part of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) approved unanimously...

On behalf of a grateful Island

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When a veteran of the military dies on-Island, the tradition has been for an honor guard from American Legion Post 257 to recognize that...

Management of Alley’s General Store changing hands

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UPDATED A historic West Tisbury store — a frequent stop on the Obama family's presidential vacations on-Island — is undergoing a change in management. In...

Cronig’s set to reopen up-Island store

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It’s lucky 13 for up-Island Cronig’s, which is scheduled to reopen for the first time in more than a year on April 26 with...

Worker shortage and ‘crazy’ busy season forecast

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On March 31, former President Donald Trump’s ban on foreign workers lapsed. That would seem like a great thing for an Island that relies...

Handyman? Wait, what?

Something strange happened to me after March 13, 2020. I went through this transformation from scared to get within earshot of a circular saw...

Edgartown investigates dog ‘attack’

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The Edgartown select board is asking its animal control officer to investigate an incident involving a dog attack on Clevelandtown Road on Sunday, March...

Court denies tribe’s latest appeal

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Updated @6:40 pm A federal appeals court has rejected a request for an en banc review of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) versus...

That shaking feeling was not an earthquake

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That jolt you felt around 10:45 am Friday was not an earthquake, according to a geophysicist with the United States Geological Survey (USGS). “Our best...

Fresh-squeezed beats being salty

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On a visit to my doctor last year during my annual physical, my blood pressure was somewhat elevated. Under new guidelines at the time,...

Jamieson advances to top 24 on ‘American Idol’

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Colin Jamieson, the Bay State singer with ties to Martha’s Vineyard, has made it to the top 24 of this season of “American Idol.” Jamieson...

Foul weather? Fowl soup

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You know there are still some chilly days ahead. We’re not out of March yet, and even April can have some surprisingly blustery days....

League to hold candidate forums

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The League of Women Voters of Martha’s Vineyard, in conjunction with MVTV, is sponsoring candidate forums prior to local elections. They will be broadcast...

New life for assistant natural resources post

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A month ago a proposed natural resources assistant position to be shared between the Tisbury harbormaster and shellfish constable appeared dead in the water. But...
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