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Hayley Duffy

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A breakthrough in decoding how whales speak

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The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), the first people of the Island now called Martha’s Vineyard, have long communed with the whales that...

Island faces onslaught of Southern pine beetles

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It is smaller than a grain of rice, but an invasive pest from down South has dramatically changed some of the Island’s landscape in...

Ambulatory nurses at hospital file to join union

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Thirty-three ambulatory nurses at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital filed with the National Labor Relations Board on Monday to join a union that already represents other...

Soft opening for Back Door Donuts

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n the back corner of an unassuming parking lot, a small crowd gathered in the gradual darkness, illuminated only by a harsh yellow outdoor...

South Beach restoration stops for summer

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Visitors to one of the Island’s most popular beaches this summer will find that South Beach has drastically changed, despite Edgartown’s efforts to restore...

‘Jaws’ star dies at 77

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Susan Backlinie, an actress and stuntwoman best known for her role as the first shark attack victim in “Jaws” and her subsequent depiction on...

Island salon gathers supplies for Brazil flooding victims

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The owner of Talita Destefani Beauty Lounge in Vineyard Haven turned her salon into a temporary donation center last Thursday to collect clothes, shoes,...

Work begins Saturday on Chappy ferry ramp

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The Chappy Ferry won’t carry vehicles from 9 am Saturday until 3 pm Sunday so workers can install a new ramp. Peter Wells, owner of...

Vineyard judge faces calls for removal

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Thirty-four people have submitted petitions to state lawmakers seeking the removal of First Justice Patricia A. Gorman, a probate and family court judge who...

Kids are the winners at Trout Tournament’s 50th

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Nora Arieta, a 7-year-old from Oak Bluffs, clambered through the crowd up the path that winds around Duarte’s Pond Saturday with a heading. She...

State infrastructure funding going to the Vineyard

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Martha’s Vineyard will receive just under $1 million for roads improvements and other infrastructure projects through legislation signed by Gov. Maura Healey on Friday. At...

Kids trout tournament celebrating 50 years

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Tomorrow, hordes of kids will descend upon Duarte's Pond in Vineyard Haven to participate in the 50th Annual Kids Trout Tournament, hosted by the...

Study looking at climate impacts to local whelk fishery

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A research professor at the University of New Hampshire’s Coastal Marine Laboratory (CML) is investigating how changing water temperatures off the coast of Massachusetts...

District Attorney fined for conflict-of-interest violations

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The local district attorney has been ordered to pay a $5,000 civil penalty for violating the state’s conflict-of-interest law. The Massachusetts State Ethics Commission, in...

Maida wins by slim margin in Chilmark

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Jeffrey Maida was elected to the Chilmark select board Wednesday night by just 45 votes, a few hours after a partial rainbow was visible...

Edgartown reworks seasonal business schedule

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The Edgartown select board is updating its rules for how long seasonal restaurants and package stores can stay open into the winter after hearing...

Winter homeless shelter closes after busy season

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Harbor Homes’ winter shelter is forced to close its doors every spring because it doesn’t have the resources or capacity to house guests for...

‘Dilly, Dilly!’

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To either the dismay or bliss of Martha’s Vineyard’s residents and visitors, chain eateries cannot make port in our harbor (besides the unrelenting treat...