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Taking the plunge

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Ever since Sept. 1, 2021, retired forensic pathologist Ed (“Teddy”) Sussman has leaped from the transient dock in Menemsha into Menemsha Basin, swum out...

Overnight shelter opens at Community Services

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Harbor Homes recently announced on Facebook that it successfully moved its entire shelter operation at the Old Whaling Church and two other church shelters...

‘Let Arnie’s words speak’

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The late, great Arnie Reisman performed, joked, wrote, and smiled his way into the hearts of Islanders from all walks of life. One of...

Harbor Homes has new headquarters

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School committee at its Monday meeting consented to allow Harbor Homes to establish a homeless shelter at the old...

Shelter and food available on frigid day

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With temperatures in the teens on Tuesday, there are opportunities available for folks who don’t have a place to keep warm or are experiencing...

MVRHS meeting will focus on homeless shelter

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A meeting scheduled by the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School for 5:30 pm on Monday, Jan. 10, will focus on a request by Martha’s...

Feel-good granola

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In order to start a successful business that benefits the community, there are some ingredients that you can’t get by without: Pride, passion, and...

More than just a spa

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For some folks, getting a massage or hitting the sauna at their local spa or gym is a means of relaxing, unwinding, and maybe...

MVRHS certifies FY23 budget and approves assessment formula

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School committee at its Monday meeting voted to certify its nearly $21 million FY23 assessment budget, and move forward...

Ilona Metell: ‘You can always help the person next door’

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Volunteering is an easy choice for Islander Ilona Metell, and the work she and countless others do helps strengthen the network of support on...

OPEB trips up MVRHS budget vote

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School has yet to approve its FY23 budget assessment of $20.9 million after a vote by the school committee...

Always on key

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Over his long musical career, Island pianist Jeremy Berlin has developed his immense passion for playing and performing into a methodology for living life.  Berlin’s...

Ho! Ho! Ho!

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You may have seen him atop a retro fire truck riding down Main Street in Edgartown, or at an Island library with frenetic children...

Cutting-edge commerce

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“It all kind of started about five years ago, when I was a book set in Europe during the Napoleonic Wars,” James Meaney,...

Outdoor adventures at Polly Hill

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The Polly Hill Arboretum is a hidden gem on Martha’s Vineyard that offers programming and fun, community-centered events all year long. According to education coordinator...

The power of Indigenous art

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The Aquinnah Cultural Center has teamed up with the Northeast Indigenous Arts Alliance to highlight the varied works of native artisans not just on...

All things Christmas

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The First Congregational Church of West Tisbury hosts a slew of holiday events this year, including special Christmas services, a crafts faire and silent...

High school may hold off on electric buses

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In considering budgetary restrictions and the need to develop support infrastructure for electric buses, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) officials are leaning toward...

Perfect paw-traits

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For many Islanders, pets are considered part of the family, and they cherish each special moment with them. Adriana Eftimie, a local artist who loves...

School officials approve shared services budget

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After progressing through three different iterations of the FY23 Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools shared services budget, school officials approved a $7.7 million budget —...