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Samantha Maltais receives law school scholarship

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For centuries, indigenous people and native nations have fallen victim to an oppressive system deeply rooted in European elitism. As a member of the Wampanoag...

Airport continues PFAS monitoring

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The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission is continuing to work with consulting and engineering firm Tetra Tech to monitor private wells near the airport for...

Battle of the boots

There’s an old saying that rings particularly true for working folks on Martha’s Vineyard — “you can tell a lot about a person by...

County requests more vaccines

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Dukes County commissioners are sending a letter to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, as well as to state representatives and Gov. Charlie Baker’s...

Citizen scientists help monitor water quality

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The Buzzards Bay Coalition recently published the first 28 years of its Baywatchers water monitoring program data in “Scientific Data,” a leading peer-reviewed nature...

MVRHS field hearing focuses on PFAS

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) heard additional expert testimony Thursday on the toxicological findings related to per- and poly-fluoralalkyl substances (PFAS) in synthetic turf...

Harbor Homes receives $1,725 from Client’s Choice

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Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard recently received a $1,725 check through Feiner Real Estate’s Client’s Choice program, which will go toward purchasing property in...

Not your garden-variety prank

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Drive by the Howes House Up-Island Council on Aging across from Alley’s General Store on any given April Fools' Day, and you may see...

MVRHS teachers highlight women, gender education

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Teachers at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) are highlighting the importance of inclusive education by bringing a diverse range of female authors, artists,...

Egg hunt meant as a pick-me-up

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Paula Karol wants to provide a little spring fun by placing more than 75 papier-mâché Easter eggs filled with her homemade candy around the...

Edgartown approves second summer of outdoor dining

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Edgartown restaurants will be able to offer outdoor dining this summer, following last season’s successful (yet unexpected) test run. At a meeting of the Edgartown...

NAACP celebrates women of color on Martha’s Vineyard

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An online program celebrating Black history and women’s history on Martha’s Vineyard featured a discussion with two influential women who have made it their...

Community seafood program distributes black sea bass

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The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust (MVFPT) has expanded its community seafood program, and is looking to distribute more than 36,500 containers of black...

Good Samaritan Law PSA filmed

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Community members and first responders volunteered their time Wednesday evening to produce and film a public service announcement (PSA) on the Good Samaritan Law...

Warren named M.V. Boys & Girls Club executive director

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Dhakir Warren, who serves as the administrator of student affairs at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, will take the helm as executive director of...

Crane works to remove Uncas Avenue electrical substation

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A work crew and a large crane were on Uncas Avenue Wednesday to remove a long-decommissioned electrical substation that has been an eyesore for...

The Ritz reopens

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The Ritz and Dilly’s Taqueria on Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs are open, and owner Larkin Stallings says he is ready for a great...

MVRHS athletes rally in support of new sports complex

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More than 60 student athletes and coaches rallied in front of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) Saturday morning, in support of the...

Turf reps describe recycling process

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Representatives from Tencate Grass USA and Brock USA reiterated guarantees and recyclability of their synthetic turf products during the fourth Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC)...

Bald eagle pair spotted on-Island

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A pair of bald eagles was spotted recently by an Island angler as the birds were attempting to establish a nest on a vacant...
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