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National Guard prepared to ferry in and help during disasters

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They loaded their vans and trucks onto the Steamship Authority ferry and climbed up the stairs in their camouflage uniforms to sit among the...

Bid process starts for offshore wind purchase

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The bid to bring offshore wind to the ocean waters 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard moved ahead this week when the state’s major...

Adam Wilson leaving one Aquinnah job, running for office

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Adam Wilson is leaving his job as the appointed Aquinnah town administrator, but he’s hoping to remain connected to the town as an elected...

Test program to trim nitrogen in Tisbury watersheds

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As many as 10 property owners in Tisbury will be able to test a new septic system component in an effort to reduce the...

Nip it in the bud

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It’s become the buzz of the Island, or at least the Islanders Talk Facebook page. Nips. Empty tiny booze bottles, that is, tossed on the...

Non-binding moped ban wins strong support in Chilmark

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There were no contested races in the Chilmark town election Wednesday, so all eyes were on the outcome of two nonbinding ballot questions. By...

A satisfied customer

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The Island Home carved its way through a small chop on its way from Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven. It was Monday morning, and...

With injunction ruling in, airport commission looks to move on

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The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission expects to negotiate a lease with Louis Paciello, owner of Edgartown’s Depot Corner gas stations, after a Dukes County...

Yellow House taking moves slowly

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Edgartown selectmen will have to wait a little longer to begin the process of taking the Yellow House property by eminent domain. The back-and-forth between...

Chilmark chooses character over restaurant beer and wine

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Chilmark will remain a bring-your-own-bottle town, as voters overwhelmingly rejected a petitioned article that would have allowed town leaders to issue up to five...

Clinging to a jellyfish link

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What does Vladivostok, Russia, have in common with Sengekontacket Pond? Besides having complicated names to spell, they’re home to clinging jellyfish, known by their scientific...

Update: State AG asks First Circuit to reconsider Aquinnah case

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updated April 26, 12:35 pm Saying the decision ignored Supreme Court precedent and contradicts another appeals court ruling, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy has asked...

Judge rules in favor of Depot Corner in gas station dispute

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A Dukes County Superior Court judge has denied a request for an injunction that would have blocked the transfer of an airport business park...

Navigating Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank into the future

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James Anthony was at the Edgartown headquarters of the Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank Friday to meet some of his new co-workers and get a...

DPU to hold a hearing on Eversource rate hikes

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Martha’s Vineyard residents can weigh in on electric rate hikes proposed by Eversource, at a public hearing convened by the state Department of Public...

Aquinnah selectmen seek possible appeal of tribe ruling

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Aquinnah selectmen voted Thursday to pursue possible appeals of a federal court ruling that paves the way for a gambling facility operated by the...

Tribe, town react to casino court ruling

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A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), paving the way for the tribe to open...

Yellow House purchase approved by voters

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Updated Wednesday, April 12 Edgartown voters enthusiastically agreed to acquire the Yellow House, for a total of $3 million in purchase price and property upgrades. The...

Gas station dispute is in judge’s hands

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A Dukes County Superior Court judge will decide within the next two weeks whether to block a contract awarded by the Martha’s Vineyard Airport...

Martha's Vineyard tribe wins court appeal

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A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), paving the way for the tribe to open...