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CyanoCasting seeks to predict bacteria blooms

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Cyanobacteria, known more commonly as blue-green algae, is a major environmental concern for Martha’s Vineyard — particularly for groups aimed at protecting the Island’s...

Aquinnah town employee resigns following vaccine mandate

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Following the implementation of a mandate for town employees to be vaccinated if they wish to work inside town buildings, one unnamed Aquinnah employee...

Court orders release of Rebello medical records

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Edgartown District Court Judge Paul Pino ordered the release of Michael Rebello’s medical and screening, assessment, referral, and follow-up (SARF) records during a Zoom...

Shenandoah returns to Vineyard Haven Harbor

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The beloved schooner Shenandoah is back in Vineyard Haven Harbor after seven months of extensive restoration in Mystic Seaport's Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. For...

IGI launches summer food programs

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With each new project at Island Grown Initiative (IGI)— whether it's related to food education, access, or responsible production — the Vineyard agricultural community...

What’s next for the high school field project?

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Now that the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) has approved the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) athletic field project, the plan is moving onto...

Fun and games

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When you walk down Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs on any given summer day, there’s a distinctive, lilting buzz emanating from the center of...

Piping plover broods close Cape Poge vehicle trails

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An impending wave of piping plover broods has forced the Trustees of Reservations to close their oversand vehicle (OSV) trails that access Cape Poge...

Man-of-war spotted at South Beach

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Portuguese man-of-war are washing up at South Beach, according to the Edgartown Parks Department. Parks administrator Jessica McGroarty told The Times a few of them...

MVC approves high school field project

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After reviewing thousands of pages of testimony and holding a total of 13 meetings, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) approved Phase 1 of the...

What’s in your cooler?

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They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, but it’s what’s stashed away inside that really makes a beach day. Whether it’s a crisp new...

‘From the land’

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For more than 12,000 years, members of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) have called Martha’s Vineyard home. Long before white settlers arrived on...

Sustainable beachwear store opens in Tisbury

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A new beachwear store is open on Main Street in Tisbury that focuses on chic and sustainable bikinis, swimsuits, airy dresses, and much more. “This...

High school applies to MSBA for seventh time

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) is submitting its seventh statement of interest (SOI) to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), with collective...

Island man recovering from bike accident

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Following a bike accident that left him with major injuries, an Island man and member of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), J.J....

Aquinnah speeds through annual town meeting

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Aquinnah residents gathered for the 2021 annual town meeting in front of the fire department Saturday to approve several age-old town initiatives, such as...

Three candidates vie for lone seat on Aquinnah selectboard

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As longtime selectman Jim Newman departs the board, three candidates with varying backgrounds are vying for his vacant seat.  Adrian Higgins is a business owner...

New initiative combats economic downturn on-Island

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The business community on Martha’s Vineyard is slowly working its way out of an economic crisis that shook the foundations of nonprofit organizations and...

The healing power of Haitian drumming

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Rick Bausman is using the healing power of Haitian Vodoun drumming to bring joy and togetherness to Martha’s Vineyard after a period where people...

Aquinnah makes headway on major facilities planning

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For years, Aquinnah officials have discussed the need for a significant revamping of town buildings like the town hall, the police station, and the...
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