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MVC begins public hearing on high school field project

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) has entered into its public hearing period for phase one of the proposed athletic campus project at the Martha’s...

Harbor Homes takes lead in addressing homelessness

Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard is officially taking the helm for homelessness prevention and remediation on-Island after becoming the umbrella organization for such services...

MV Bank offers second round of PPP loans

Martha’s Vineyard Bank is now accepting applications for its second round of the 2021 Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), according to...

YMCA gives kids ‘a dose of normal’

Now more than ever, young Island kids need a safe and secure space apart from their own home where they can play and engage...

Stormtide study will map Island inundation pathways

The Center for Coastal Studies (CCS) is working with the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) and the town of Oak Bluffs to identify stormtide pathways...

Surveillance testing underway at Island schools

Updated Jan. 13 Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools (MVPS) are testing students and staff on a regular basis, using a minimally invasive saliva test they can...

MVC provides climate resilience update

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) climate resilience committee (CRC) provided an update to the community about its current initiatives during a Zoom presentation hosted...

Islanders rally to remove Trump

A group of around 30 demonstrators gathered at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven Sunday to demand the removal of Donald Trump as the sitting...

Reactions to the riot: ‘Absolutely heartbroken’

One day after supporters of President Donald Trump rioted in the U.S. Capitol, terrorizing representatives and employees inside, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School officials...

Island companies lead the way in sustainable home energy

Locally owned design and engineering firms are offering sustainable alternatives for home energy, and are working to educate the Island community about the financial...

Legislature passes landmark climate legislation

The Massachusetts legislature passed a new climate bill Monday that overhauls state climate laws, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, and creates clean energy jobs, according...

Aquinnah looking to get COVID vaccines ‘for everyone’

The Aquinnah board of health is looking at the potential of providing COVID-19 vaccines to members of the public. At a selectmen’s meeting Tuesday, Aquinnah...

High school begins surveillance testing program

During a meeting Monday, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) committee members received an update on the surveillance testing program rollout, which is currently...

Christmas bird count sees im-peck-able numbers

Island birders got together Sunday evening to review their tallies of Vineyard species for the 60th annual Christmas Bird Count. The information from the count...

‘Music frees me’

Everyone has their own simple ways of finding comfort during tumultuous times: Some people read a good book in front of the fireplace while...

Center for Living supports caregivers during COVID

The impacts of COVID-19 on the older-adult population on Martha’s Vineyard are far-reaching, but families or individuals who care for aging loved ones also...

Mosher Photo to close at the end of 2020

A longtime Tisbury business, Mosher Photo, is closing at the end of this year, owner Carlos Stevenson wrote in a Facebook post. Reached by phone...

Good Ship Lollipop ‘sails away’

The Good Ship Lollipop candy store in Oak Bluffs is closing due to financial problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Shop owner Marguerite Cook told...

‘Buy Local’ campaign supports Island businesses in crisis

Local businesses need our help now more than ever. Sam Feldman, a founder of the FARM Institute in Katama and a Vineyard resident, wants...

Rich Reinhardsen: ‘The Salvation Army is in my blood’

Rick Reinhardsen has headed The Salvation Army on Martha’s Vineyard for more than 15 years, and has cherished every second of it. As Reinhardsen stood...
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