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Two vehicle crash sends three to hospital

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Updated Nov. 30 A two vehicle accident at the intersection of Edgartown-West Tisbury Road and Barnes Road in Edgartown backed up traffic in each direction and sent several people to the hospital Monday afternoon.  When The...

COVID cluster at ‘construction site’

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Updated 10:15 am  A new cluster of COVID-19 cases was reported by the Martha’s Vineyard boards of health, the Island’s first cluster in three months. According to the boards of health report the cluster of six...

O.B. testing finds lead in park samples

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In a report on Telegraph Hill Park soil testing, a town environmental consultant found lead was pervasive but not in concentrations that exceeded key action levels. That consultant, Sovereign Consulting of Foxborough, recommended no...

Thousands of dollars to Island nonprofits

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Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation and Martha’s Vineyard Bank collectively gave out $186,168 in their third quarter of the year. Additionally, the second installment of $200,000 of a $1 million pledge was distributed to...

Whale greets SSA passengers

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Video courtesy Nick Kent. Passengers on the Island Home last week got quite the show when a humpback whale made several leaps out of the water. Social media buzzed with videos and photos of the animal...

Shotgun deer season begins

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Archery season came to a close on Saturday, bringing in shotgun season for deer hunting on Monday, Nov. 29. Shotgun deer season will go on until Saturday, Dec. 11, according to a Facebook post...

Cable snaps on SSA transfer bridge

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A cable supporting the transfer bridge at the Steamship Authority’s Vineyard Haven terminal snapped on Nov. 26, crippling the bridge.  The incident occurred in or around the last run of the night Friday, terminal agent...

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...

Drivers, be careful of deer during mating season

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Islanders’ quadrupedal neighbors are on the rut again this fall. November is peak deer mating season in the state, according to the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. With more activities happening with the...

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...

Belgian man arrested for failing to stop for school bus

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Edgartown police arrested a Belgian man living in Oak Bluffs on Tuesday and charged him with allegedly operating a vehicle with a suspended license and failing to stop for a school bus with flashing...

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, puréed baby foods, and dry snacks were on display at Vineyard Haven Public Library’s entrance for anyone to take on Wednesday, Nov. 24. Emily LaPierre, the children’s librarian, said there were...

IHT to build Southern Tier affordable housing

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The Oak Bluffs select board voted to enter into a land disposition and development agreement with Island Housing Trust and Affirmative Investments to create affordable housing at the town’s 7.8-acre site on Edgartown–Vineyard Haven...

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...

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...

Bus driver praised for quick action

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School school committee and the school administration gave a special shout-out and some new swag to school bus driver Monique Clermont for her attentiveness and quick action stopping a...

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...
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