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MVCS seeks to expand

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) is looking to expand its facilities by more than 50 percent gross square footage and create a more efficient...

Choose to reuse

Plastic Free MV held a public discussion at the West Tisbury library Thursday to educate Islanders about the dangers of plastic in the environment,...

Government opens temporarily

Updated Jan. 28 Following a recent decision by President Trump to temporarily reopen the federal government, many Islanders continue to stand behind federal workers like...

A special delivery celebrated

A ceremony held at the West Tisbury fire station on Tuesday honored the seven emergency responders who helped deliver baby Solstice in the back...

‘Let’s come together’

As Martha’s Vineyard National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (MV NAACP) members poured into the Portuguese-American Club for the Martin Luther King...

DRI fee schedule gets an update

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission decided to raise base fees for developments of regional impact (DRIs) by 30 percent at Thursday’s weekly meeting — the...

MVY airport is ‘not the next Logan’

Martha’s Vineyard Airport is in the midst of a runway renovation project, but any expansion of airport facilities is years down the road, airport...

Town requests confirmation of Aquinnah casino details

Aquinnah selectmen are requesting that the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) confirm a number of specifications regarding preliminary plans for a class II...

Island nonprofits talk taxes

Filing the proper paperwork and making a clear case for tax-exempt status were among the topics discussed Friday, Jan. 11, at the West Tisbury...

Eighth grade environmentalists lead by example

Kids at the Edgartown School are taking a proactive approach in educating themselves and their peers on the importance of sustainable living, and in...

Aquinnah overlook receives $70,200 from state grant

As part of more than $6.4 million in state grants awarded by the Baker-Polito administration to fund municipal park projects, the Aquinnah overlook was...

Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank approaches Aquinnah, too

Derrill Bazzy went before Aquinnah selectmen Tuesday to propose that a portion of the extended mandatory state tax on short-term rentals could benefit both...

Black Dog Bakery closed for renovations

The Black Dog Bakery on Water Street in Vineyard Haven closed Jan. 2 to prepare for extensive renovations, and will reopen sometime in late...

Bad Martha donates $7,500 to Island Food Pantry

The Bad Martha Brewing Co. recently donated $7,500 to the Island Food Pantry to help with its mission to feed the homeless, according to...

Island women’s march makes advocacy accessible

As an extension of the women’s marches in Washington and Boston, a group of Island women have organized a smaller-scale march on Martha’s Vineyard...

West Tisbury backs sheriff

The Dukes County Sheriff’s Department took a “major step forward” in garnering support for maintaining an improved E911 communications system built up over five...

Get hooked on Net Result

Net Result is one of the best places on-Island to get the freshest seafood at the lowest prices. What else would you expect from...

A ride to remember

During the early morning hours of Jan. 2, Seniel Hannagan of West Tisbury gave birth to the first baby of 2019, while in a...

Governor Baker signs AirBnb tax bill

Friday afternoon, Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a bill that seeks to tax and regulate short-term rentals like those offered at AirBnB and...

Man struck by car in West Tisbury

Updated Dec. 31 At approximately 10:30 am, Friday, West Tisbury police, fire, and Tri-Town Ambulance responded to an incident involving a car striking a pedestrian...
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