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Investigation continues into Chilmark camp incident

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Updated Aug. 3 The Chilmark select board held an emergency meeting Tuesday afternoon to strongly admonish an incident that occurred at a summer camp at...

Swimmer rescued at Norton Point

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At approximately 2:30 pm Saturday, South Beach lifeguards responded to a call that CPR was in progress at Norton Point after a potential drowning. According...

Hospital workers picket for premium pay 

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Updated Aug. 3 A group of six Martha’s Vineyard Hospital (MVH) and Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center employees stood in front of the hospital Thursday...

New freezers up and running at VH Stop & Shop 

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The freezers in the frozen foods department of Vineyard Haven Stop & Shop are up and running again after roughly a week of being...

‘Give me shelter’

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An upcoming art sale at the Grange Hall will support Harbor Homes’ mission to eliminate homelessness on Martha’s Vineyard, and will also benefit local...

State lawmakers seek to combat nutrient pollution

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Cape and Islands lawmakers are looking to protect the precious water resources stewarded by coastal communities by proposing legislation that provides incentives for communities...

Edgartown lifeguard rescues puppy

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Edgartown lifeguard and EMT Brooks Jordan was making breakfast at his home and preparing for his workday at State Beach Saturday morning when he...

Barnstable and Dukes County fire chiefs train together

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The Barnstable County Fire Chiefs Association visited the Island Thursday for its monthly meeting and a training session with chiefs from the Island. It was...

County mulls next steps for relief funds

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The Dukes County Commission is working on defining their process and policies for administering approximately $3.5 million of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds...

Beach Road Weekend announces 2022 lineup

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The legendary lineup for the 2022 Beach Road Weekend live music festival in Veterans Memorial Park includes the likes of Beck, Wilco, the Avett...

Create your own bait

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I’ll come out and say it right now — I’m a cast-and-retrieve kind of angler. But as far as catching the big one with...

Moon ‘wobble’ will exacerbate tidal flooding on MV

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Within the next two decades, the combined effects of sea level rise and a tidal shift brought on by a change in the lunar...

High school officials consider altered fall schedule

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In order to provide more curriculum planning, outreach, and teacher support, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) officials are considering significant changes to the...

Down and dirty

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“They say you have to have the strength of a powerlifter, the balance of an Olympic gymnast, and the composure of a world-class poker...

The sandwich specialists

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When executed properly, the sandwich can be an excellent vehicle for creativity and craftsmanship, and TigerHawk Sandwich Co. in Oak Bluffs exemplifies this idea...

Fine Fettle finally about to sell marijuana

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  After years of permitting and regulatory hurdles, Islanders will soon be able to purchase medical marijuana, tinctures, concentrates, and edibles in a cozy shop...

African American Heritage Trail receives $120,000 grant

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The African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard will use a recently announced $120,000 grant to expand the organization’s online reach, deepen its research...

Crystal Lake at a ‘tipping point’

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Crystal Lake on East Chop Drive in Oak Bluffs is in trouble, and the East Chop Association (ECA) is looking to implement a five-year...

Island cancer support organization receives $10,000 grant

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An Island long-term cancer survivor support organization recently received a $10,000 grant that will be used to provide valuable information and a platform for...

Island celebrates Luke Gurney

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Islanders of all ages celebrated the life of beloved community member Luke Gurney for the fourth year this past weekend, as hundreds of anglers...
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