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Most school districts suspend mask policy

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Updated Feb. 18  After hours of deliberation and public comment during Thursday’s meeting, which saw more than 215 participants, four out of five Martha’s Vineyard...

Schools warned of social media threat

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Updated A letter sent out by Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools superintendent Matt D’Andrea Monday warned families and staff of a social media post made by...

‘Who we are’

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A newly available online exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) features a number of videos made by members of...

Planning board begins MVRHS special permit review

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The Oak Bluffs planning board has opened the public hearing on the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) track and field special permit application. During...

High school awaits MSBA response

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) district has been in a holding pattern as it awaits a response from the Massachusetts School Building...

Wheel life

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Mountain biking on Martha’s Vineyard has exploded over the past two years. It partially had to do with COVID forcing folks to find enjoyable...

Playing through the pandemic

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Although the majority of musicians on Martha’s Vineyard make their money from a variety of means, some rely heavily on supplemental income from doing...

Let’s talk tacos

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You don’t have to wait for Taco Tuesday to roll around to enjoy a fun time out with your friends or family at Dos...

What Are You Watching?

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‘The Witcher’ “The Witcher” canon, in my opinion, is one of the most captivating and expansive universes ever conceived. The world of monsters, dark magic,...

High school ‘on the short list’ for MSBA acceptance

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) is closer than it’s been in years to being accepted into the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA)...

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...