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Aquinnah officials discuss Kennedy Onassis land transfer

Aquinnah officials discussed the effects that the anticipated sale of the Kennedy Onassis property to the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank and the Sheriff’s Meadow...

ACE MV continues to enrich the Island community

ACE MV has always striven to provide opportunities for Islanders, both to further their careers and enrich their lives through instruction. Now the nonprofit continues...

Single-handed sailor visits the Vineyard

On an October night in 2008, 30-year-old Dustin Reynolds was hit by a drunk driver while riding his motorcycle home after an outing with...

Schools must partially fund testing for students

Island school officials will soon decide whether or not to fund $150,000 for testing of students and staff during reopening.  According to school physician Dr....

‘It’s not going to be a normal Derby’

For 75 years, the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby has been a shining example of how special our Island home is, and...

Big Bridge jumping is a big problem

Large groups of maskless kids jumping off Big Bridge at State Beach has the county concerned about the spread of COVID-19. Normally considered a rite...

So much more than a workplace

Chilmark Chocolates was much more than just a star business and chocolatier on-Island — it was a community that was built from the cherished...

M.V. Airport awarded $366,016 in infrastructure grants 

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY) has received $366,016 in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant funds to be used in phase three of the Massachusetts...

Fall sports still a question for Island schools

Schools on-Island are still considering how to have sports this year while being safe and following health guidelines. The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) and...

Elementary schools revise reopening plan

The Island elementary schools are taking a different approach to school reopening by rethinking the way student cohorts get reintroduced to in-person learning. Assistant Superintendent...

The hunt is on for nighttime striped bass

There is nothing I would rather do on a foggy August night than fish for striped bass. It’s a humbling, exciting, and sometimes frustrating experience,...

Oak Bluffs receives $1 million for North Bluff

The town of Oak Bluffs has received $1 million in state grant funds to be used for improving critical infrastructure needs and enhancing both...

Appreciation: Dennis daRosa

The Island is reeling after the passing of Oak Bluffs icon Dennis daRosa at age 71, whose love for his town had him involved...

What will remote learning look like?

A number of online learning platforms will be utilized by students, parents, and teachers in both the remote and hybrid learning models slated for...

Up-Island schools support in-person learning for young students

Island schools seek to strike a balance between quality of education, and optimal health and safety standards for reopening, as the individual needs of...

Cathy Weiss is new museum board chair

Cathy Weiss has been tapped to replace Stever Aubrey as the chairman of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum (MVM) board, according to a press release. With...

Aquinnah looks to create town village center 

Aquinnah officials are working with the Conway School graduate program to plan for a town center behind the town hall. The Conway School has been...

Chilmark discusses possible political sign policy

Political signs on state-owned property at Beetlebung Corner have caused Chilmark officials to consider creating a bylaw that deals with signage on town-owned land. According...

Chicken Alley art show goes virtual

Chicken Alley Thrift Shop is hosting its 17th annual art and collectibles sale online now until August 31, according to a press release. Chicken Alley...

Parents voice concerns about back-to-school

Updated School officials have a lot of tough decisions to make regarding the reopening of schools in order to garner buy-in from the broad...