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Long-distance paddleboarder arrives on the Island

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Adam Nagler, a long-distance paddleboarder, arrived on the Vineyard last Monday, after traveling nearly a thousand miles by paddleboard. His trip was a fundraiser...

Medication abortion on the Vineyard going ‘pretty well’

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The Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center hosted a panel, “What has happened in the year since Dobbs?” which examined abortion access on Martha’s Vineyard and...

Georgia Senator talks courage, faith and race in sermon

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On Sunday afternoon, the Tabernacle filled up with guests for a sermon from American Baptist pastor and U.S. Senator from Georgia, Raphael Warnock. The sermon...

Tabernacle to host youth opportunity expo

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On August 15, the Oak Bluffs Tabernacle will host a program to empower students called the Parent Matterz Empowerment and Opportunity Expo.   Parent Matterz is...

Eric Holder talks voting, opportunity, and Trump at the Tabernacle

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Eric Holder, attorney general in the Obama administration, appeared at the Tabernacle on Tuesday evening, where he discussed the Trump indictment, race, and the...

Successful book sale in West Tisbury

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https://www.youtube.com/shorts/yKz1eSTdSwg The West Tisbury library held its 63rd annual book sale last weekend. The library ended up taking in more than $23,000 before expenses, said Friends...

Polly Hill: 25 years and growing

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Nearly 25 years ago, the Polly Hill Arboretum opened to the public. Next Saturday, Aug. 5, the horticultural institution plans to host a free...

West Tisbury Library holds 63rd annual book sale

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 The West Tisbury Library kicked off their 63rd annual book sale on Thursday. The sale will run each day from 9am to 3pm until...

African American Heritage trail designates new site

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The African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard (AAHTMV) unveiled a new site along its trail on Wednesday, honoring an old business in Oak...

Summer language program teaches belonging 

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The 2023 English Language Learning (ELL) summer program on the Vineyard wrapped up its classes earlier this month.  The program serves English language learners in...

Humpback whales spotted off Nomans

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A small group of humpback whales were seen off the coast of Nomans Land this past weekend.  Cathrine Macort, the director of administration and operations...

Vineyard and Nantucket talk housing, staffing issues

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Updated July 24 On Thursday, the Nantucket and Vineyard select boards met to discuss several issues that affect both islands, the most pressing issues being...

Island Alpaca welcomes first baby of the season

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Island Alpaca Farm welcomed the first newborn alpaca of the season on Wednesday. The baby boy was born at 2 pm, weighing 17 pounds. Typically,...

Vineyard Montessori School expanding childcare

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On Tuesday, the Vineyard Montessori School (VMS) welcomed top state education officials for a tour of the school during a visit that highlighted the...

Cool and creamy

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Ice cream has arrived at the Tisbury Marketplace. Alex and Kate Salop, owners of the Toy Box toy store, recently opened the Ice Box, an...

Chilmark unveils new public safety complex

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Chilmark opened its new fire station and the first-ever Tri-Town Ambulance headquarters this week. The town held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday afternoon at...

Environmental agencies issue air quality alerts

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Both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection have issued air quality alerts for Wednesday, July 12. Elevated ozone levels are...

‘Miracle’ beach rescue in Chilmark 

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Earlier this week, a 73-year-old man caught up in a strong rip current at Lucy Vincent Beach in Chilmark was safely helped to shore,...

Rain doesn’t ruin Vineyard’s Fourth

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   Martha’s Vineyard celebrated the Fourth of July with a variety of events on a rainy and muggy Tuesday. The day culminated with a parade in...

Hebrew Center series focuses on ‘healing a broken world’

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The Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center Summer Institute will begin on Thursday, July 6, with a talk by Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin. For more than 20...