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Meet the four Tisbury select board candidates

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Tisbury will hold a special election Tuesday, Jan. 24, in order to find someone to complete the term of Larry Gomez, who resigned from the select board for health reasons. On May 9, the...

Public hearing continues for proposed ‘fast food’ spot in Tisbury

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission continued a public hearing Thursday regarding a proposed taqueria slated for the Stone Bank development in Tisbury. Formerly used for drive-through banking, the 16 Union St. property, if approved, will be...

Tisbury School groundbreaking Saturday

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State and local officials will gather for a groundbreaking ceremony at the Tisbury School on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 9 am. Estimated at over $80 million, the Tisbury School renovation and addition project is...

Steven Charles Jordan Sr.

Steven C. Jordan, Sr. passed away unexpectedly, on November 11, 2022. He was born December 11, 1954, in Portland Maine, the son of Edward F. and Collette W. Jordan. Steven graduated from Dover-Sherborn High,...

Spooktacular Saturday and other Halloween happenings

Halloween may have been Monday, but the candy was already flowing on Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs on Saturday. The Oak Bluffs Business Association sponsored a number of events throughout the day on Saturday,...

Maria Shea Moody

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Ralph Waldo Emerson's quote "I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends" is perfect for this time of year. We who honor Maria Shea Moody, who died on Oct. 11, 2022, at the...

MVRHS sports wrap-up

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Swan song for Coach DeBettencourt, senior golfers On Tuesday, Oct. 25, the Vineyarders competed at the MIAA Division III State Finals, held at The Ledges Golf Club in South Hadley. It would be the final...

Fire chiefs dismayed with DCR

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Karen Lothrop, the sole Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) firefighter on-Island to tend to the Manuel Correllus State Forest, has moved on, and Vineyard fire chiefs aren’t happy state officials don’t have a...

Interment and memorial for Barbara and Ursula Prada

Please join the Prada family and friends to say goodbye to Ursula Prada. People are welcome to attend either or both of these events. Internment will be held at the New Westside Cemetery in...

Beatrice Amaral

Beatrice S. Amaral was born on June 14, 1925, in Dartmouth, and passed away at her home in West Tisbury on Sept. 16, 2022, at the age of 97. Beatrice was best known as the...

MVRHS’ Danielle Charbonneau is Teacher of the Year

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State and local officials gathered at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) on Tuesday to see Danielle (“Dani”) Charbonneau, the MVRHS English teacher who runs the Project Vine program, awarded the Massachusetts Teacher of...

Oak Bluffs hopes to reinvigorate shellfish committee

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The Oak Bluffs select board announced last week that the search for the town’s new shellfish constable has been narrowed down to two applicants, who will have their final interviews in the near future.  At...

Chilmark takes a farm stand

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A lease agreement between the owners of Grey Barn and the Trustees of Reservations caught the attention of the Chilmark select board Tuesday night. Taken up as a matter not anticipated by the chair, the...

The standout Sharks: Profiling this season’s key players

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On June 29, the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks defeated the Ocean State Waves of South Kingstown, R.I., at the Shark Tank by a score of 9 to 2, extending their season-best winning streak to four...

Potter says her reputation was ‘impugned’

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The Oak Bluffs select board heard a formal complaint from an employee against two finance committee members at the end of their meeting Tuesday night. The heated exchange followed recent disagreements between town administrator...

Eastville ‘abandoned and forgotten’

To the Editor: Eastville Point Beach, for those who do not know, is located right off the bridge connecting Vineyard Haven with Oak Bluffs, in Oak Bluffs. This five-plus-acre property, waterfront on two sides, was...

A march to remember

A tradition returned to Tisbury School on Friday as students marched from the school to Owen Park in recognition of Memorial Day. Students in grades K-8 carried flowers to the Owen Park Dock, and...

Before the prom

Students at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School gathered at the property of Ernie Boch Jr. in Edgartown Saturday to take photographs in their formal attire. The prom itself was held at the West Chop...

Housing bank scores an Aquinnah victory

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After sweeping up all six Martha’s Vineyard towns during the annual town meetings, the housing bank was approved at Aquinnah’s Thursday election by a vote of 138-24. The housing bank already has all the support...