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Warren Adams combines conservation and capitalism in Patagonia

Warren Adams wants to do for conservation what he did for social networking when he started an Internet company he later sold to Amazon.

Chilmark wants more information on wind turbines for two farms

Spurred by neighbors' concerns, Chilmark selectmen Tuesday agreed to hire a consultant to examine if two farms located off South Road that received permits for large-scale wind turbines qualify under a state exemption from local review.

Tisbury’s Legion Pumper figures in a Christmas story

It is the kind of Christmas story you never forget, the kind of story that makes you laugh like Santa Claus with every retelling, years and years later.

Boathouse fire sinks Menemsha Harbor revenue

The roaring fire that consumed the U.

Martha’s Vineyard schools tap community members as resource

Two pilot programs in the works will tap Island residents who have excelled in a personal and/or professional way to be volunteer speakers and mentors for the Martha's Vineyard Public Schools (MVPS).

Tisbury’s emergency services facility delayed

The Tisbury selectmen labeled a botched job on the concrete slab poured for the town's new emergency services facility (ESF) as a "breach of contract" and said they would insist on remediation from general contractor Seaver Construction.

Oak Bluffs Conservation Commission approves fishing pier permit

A proposed public fishing pier to be built with state funds in Oak Bluffs reeled in the last local permit from the Oak Bluffs Conservation Commission (ConCom).

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

Timothy Bettencourt, Edgartown; DOB 8/13/84, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle, failure to stop/yield, marked lanes violation, OUI-liquor or .

Towns look for upgrades in Comcast license renewal

The Cable Advisory Board (CAB), representing all six Island towns, is preparing to negotiate a 10-year license renewal with Comcast Corp, the Philadelphia-based cable and Internet giant.

Edgartown considers demolition of old school for new library

Edgartown officials Tuesday took a giant step toward razing the old Edgartown School and building a new library in its place.

Comcast negotiations provide new directions

Martha's Vineyard Community Television (MVTV) recently held a series of public forums designed to request input from Island residents about Comcast, the Vineyard's cable television provider as the six towns prepare to renew the existing contract (see related story).

First snow of the winter cancelled activities Monday

The first snow of the winter fell Monday.

Island gymnasts place well in Sandcastle Meet

The Island Gymnastics Training School hosted the 18th annual Sandcastle Meet on Saturday, November 14.

Address for Family-to-Family Program donations

An article published on December 9, "Neighbors help feed neighbors on Martha's Vineyard," did not include a mailing address for donations.

Heat beat Suns in RCBL 6th week

The Heat pulled away from the Suns in the second half of their meeting at the B&G Club, Monday.

Girls travel teams on a roll

The MV fifth grade girls travel team played Dartmouth at the Bourne Middle School, Sunday, and came away with a 26-18 win.

Vineyard trounces Titans

The MVRHS boys varsity basketball team started slowly in their season opener at Pembroke and trailed the Titans 13-2 in the early going.

Sports Highlights

In interscholastic boys junior high basketball play, the West Tisbury Hawks were too tall and too much for the Edgartown Eagles at West Tisbury, Tuesday, 59-24.

Chilmark police target drunk drivers with extra patrols

Although 'tis the season of holiday cheer, the Chilmark Police Department plans to crack down on drivers who overindulge in the alcoholic kind.

Girls lose opener

Day trippers from Wareham visited the Sancy Pachico gym, Monday, and defeated the Vineyarders in the Hoops season opener, 56-48.