Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Community Notes

ACE MV offers ServSafe food sanitation training classes

Adult and Community Education of Martha’s Vineyard (ACE MV) will offer a ServSafe Sanitation Training certification class from 5:30 to 8:30 pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from May 6 to May 20 at the...

MVCS revamps clinical intake hours

Martha's Vineyard Community Services has reorganizedits clinical intake function at the Island Counseling Center (ICC) in order to more quickly respond to requests for counseling and medication management services, according to a press release.As of Tuesday, the...

State Secretary of Veterans’ Services schedules Island visit

Massachusetts Secretary of Veterans' Services (DVS) Coleman Nee plans to visit Martha's Vineyard on Thursday, April 10. He will be available to talk with veterans from 10 am to noon at American Legion Post...

Dukes County will hold an open house Thursday, April 3

Dukes County officials will hold an open house from  to 11 am on Thursday, April 3, at the county administration building “for a presentation of all county services and programs,” according to a press...

Edgartown class goes in search of history

Edgartown Elementary School enrichment teacher Sue Costello and some of her students will participate in a multi-generational project to locate, photograph, and research all the historical plaques in Edgartown. Once completed, they will publish...

Hospital welcomes new chief quality and compliance officer

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital announced that Rosemary Silvia, RN, MS has joined the hospital’s senior management team as chief quality and compliance officer. Ms. Silvia has extensive experience in the field of quality and risk management,...

Chronic disease self-management workshop

The Martha's Vineyard Partnership for Health will kick off a free six-week workshop series next month to help people with chronic health conditions, such as diabetes, asthma, arthritis, and high blood pressure. Beginning April...

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Oak Bluffs candidate night There will be a candidate forum sponsored by the Martha's Vineyard League of Women Voters, at 7 pm, Thursday, March 27, at the Oak Bluffs Library.  There are contested races for...

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West Tisbury’s new library grand opening March 22 Nelia Decker and Beth Kramer, brimming with excitement, have issued an invitation. “It may be hard to believe but the new library is almost finished. You are warmly...

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Oak Bluffs, Edgartown police will host police academy The Edgartown and Oak Bluffs Police Departments will sponsor a Citizens Police Academy. “The objective of this program is to allow citizens to learn about and observe...

Jim Lambert Memorial Scholarship winners announced

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the 2014 Jim Lambert Scholarship. The three Island students who will receive scholarships in the amount of $1,000 are: Korrine Altieri of      Edgartown,...

Museum with a view

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum announced it has placed a live streaming webcam on the second floor of its soon to be new home, the former Marine Hospital/St. Pierre School overlooking Lagoon Pond, Hines Point,...

Toastmasters receives charter

Martha’s Vineyard Toastmasters announced it will receive its official club charter membership at 7 pm, Wednesday, February 19. A Toastmasters meeting is a learn-by-doing workshop in which participants hone their speaking and leadership skills in...

Small grants available

The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation is now accepting inquiries for its 2014 Small Grants Program which allows the Foundation to respond to the short-term organizational needs of nonprofits, according to a press...

Scholarships for environmental studies available

The Friends of Chatham Waterways is now accepting scholarship applications from students majoring in Environmental Studies, Environmental Management or a related subject. Applicants should be entering graduate school or their junior or senior year...

Lighthouse Poetry Project launched

Lighthouse Poetry Project launched The Save the Gay Head Light committee has launched The Lighthouse Poetry Project, an effort to inform students about the need to prevent the Light from toppling into the sea, and...
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