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Supporting Island businesses this Saturday

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Black Friday is a day of rushing for the top deals from big-name retailers, like Amazon or Best Buy. While these Black Friday sales are nice, a less-publicized day is coming after the shopping...

Chilmark to put housing bank article on warrant

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On Tuesday night the Chilmark select board unanimously endorsed draft legislation for the creation of a Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank and agreed to place the legislation on the Chilmark annual town meeting warrant. Housing bank...

Tisbury PD steps up for shoppers and Food Pantry

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Updated 5:15 pm  Tisbury Police and traffic officers were staged in the lot beside the Vineyard Haven Stop & Shop Wednesday to assist shoppers with their holiday-heavy grocery bags, bring back shopping carts, and collect...

Food for all at the Vineyard Haven Library

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Frozen containers of soup, pureed baby foods, and dry snacks were on display at Vineyard Haven Public Library’s entrance for anyone to take. Emily LaPierre, the children’s librarian, said the giveaway started last year during...

The Island’s bike paths on the road to ruin

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The internet loves Martha’s Vineyard’s 44 miles of bike paths! “Martha’s Vineyard is truly a cyclist's paradise.”  “What's unique about biking on Martha's Vineyard is that you'll find not only the smooth, well-maintained paths indigenous to...

The state of the Island’s bike paths

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Tom Pallas, a frequent user of Island bike paths who refers to himself as Spokémon, sees a lot of room for improvement on the Island’s bike paths. In particular, Pallas said Head of the...

Aid untapped on night of Thrift crimes

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Fellow officers were at hand across the Vineyard on the night of July 23 and the early morning of July 24, 2011, when two Tisbury Police officers searched for domestic battery and sexual assault...

Burrow into a good book

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Don’t know what to read next? Not sure what to give that special someone? Molly Coogan of Bunch of Grapes bookstore and Mathew Tombers of Edgartown Books gave me some great recommendations for the...

Sizing up the SSA terminals

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For several years, Woods Hole residents have stood up at public meetings or in Zoom sessions to complain about the size and scope of the Steamship Authority’s proposed Woods Hole terminal, saying it should...

W.T. Rich gets top rank for Tisbury School project

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At a joint meeting Monday evening, three Tisbury committees endorsed W.T. Rich Co. of Newton as the top-ranked choice for the $55 million Tisbury School project’s construction manager at risk role. At the same...

IHT to build Meshacket neighborhood

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The Edgartown select board unanimously approved Affirmative Investments and Island Housing Trust’s proposal to construct 40 affordable and community housing units on Meshacket Road. The project will consist of 36 affordable rental units and four...

Wren Christy runs fastest girls 5K in school history at All States

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An outstanding Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) cross-country season came to a close on Saturday with one more great result, posted at the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Division 2 All State Meet,...

Aquinnah seeks state gambling compact

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Updated Nov. 23  The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head Aquinnah has asked Gov. Charlie Baker to enter into negotiations for a Class III casino compact, according to a letter sent by the tribe to Baker. In...

Getting their (cold) feet wet

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It was cold, it was fun, and it was a success. That’s the word from Sara Dario, the volunteer organizer of a fundraising polar plunge held Saturday at Bend in the Road Beach to benefit...

Hospital opens booster shots for those 18 and older

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Updated 2:30 pm The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is now offering Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 boosters shots to anyone over the age of 18. In an email to The Times, communications specialist Marissa Lefebvre...

Buddy could be headed to jail

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An arrest warrant has been issued for Mason Buddy, 84, the man who bilked two Island seniors out of cash. Buddy appeared in Edgartown District Court via Zoom Monday morning, telling Judge Benjamin Barnes that...

Vineyarders lose a wild one, 30-24, to end gridiron season

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The Vineyarders and the David Prouty High School (Spencer) Panthers put on an offensive fireworks display last Saturday in their season-ending games before Prouty barely survived a last-minute Vineyarder drive to prevail, 30-24. The teams...

Edgartown Fire Department plans for the future

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Edgartown Fire Chief Alex Schaeffer presented a strategic plan for the department to the Edgartown select board during a Friday afternoon meeting. The strategic plan evaluated the department, and anticipated future needs and what...

MVC approves Dukes County Ave. building reconstruction

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved the replacement of a historic structure on Dukes County Avenue with a new two-story home. In January, Oak Bluffs building inspector Tom Perry issued a demolition permit after the Oak...

Tisbury invests in Chief Habekost

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The Tisbury select board unanimously appointed acting Police Chief Chris Habekost to a three-year term as full-time chief of the Tisbury Police Department.  Town administrator Jay Grande told the board he was “happy to recommend...
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