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Friday’s Minute: 6.30.23: Steamship web redesign delayed, approaching $3 million; Norton Point opens Saturday; trash prices going up.
Thursday’s Minute: 6.29.23: Veterans’ housing takes a ‘big step;’ Vineyard beaches and the effort for better accessibility; and more preparations for the Fourth.

Friday’s Minute: 5.19.23: Large cruise ship brings crowds to Oak Bluffs; Meshacket lands funding; Big things coming to address nitrogen in Tashmoo; and Flying Horses opening soon.

Thursday’s Minute: 5.18.23: Court rules against Nantucket residents in turbine whale lawsuit; Edgartown residents rally for harbor view; Howes House financing gets a new proposal.

Wednesday’s Minute: 03.23.22: Menemsha tower on hold; O.B. harbormaster retires; and IHT in need of housing

Tuesday’s Minute: 03.22.22: Hospital takes on critical role; Albiston takes a dual role; and Free to choose Up-Island

Monday’s Minute: 03.21.22: Ferry swaps; COVID cases creep up; and Select board candidate’s criminal charge

Friday’s Minute: 03.18.22: No leads in Lancaster probe; Big boost for tribe; and MVC talks cannabis

Thursday’s Minute: 03.17.22: Tisbury School project timelines set; Fernandes defends SSA bill; and Keeping an eye on cyanobacteria

Wednesday’s Minute: 03.16.22: A tower of trouble; Sun shines on Tisbury; Murals painted over at MVRHS; and No UPS worries here

Tuesday’s Minute: 03.15.22: SSA says yes to COO; Edgartown approves town meeting warrants; and Wild morning up-Island

Monday’s Minute: 03.14.22: Housing crisis hits hospital; COVID cases climb slightly; and Hero’s welcome for hockey team

Friday’s Minute 03.11.22: Tribe to get seat on MVC; East Chop dig commences; and Jet fuel prices take off

Thursday’s Minute: 03.10.22: Vaccine injunction rejected, PEER group looks at synthetic turf; and Masks off in West Tisbury

Wednesday’s Minute: 03.09.22: TestMV to close; Tisbury sets dates; Voting electronically in Aquinnah; and O.B. says oh no

Tuesday’s Minute: 03.08.22: Port council takes positions; Scalloper makes a statement; and Edgartown endorses funding formula fix

Monday’s Minute: 03.07.22: A big COVID drop; County unhappy with SSA bill; and Islanders rally for Ukraine

Friday’s Minute: 03.04.22: Ocean View to rebuild, IGI gets MVC OK; and Land Bank’s latest big spend

Thursday’s Minute: 03.03.22: Fire destroys Ocean View Restaurant; MVRHS invited by MSBA; and West Tisbury gets an early start

Wednesday’s Minute: 03.02.22: You can take your masks off; Keating offers Ukraine insight; and Chilmark’s hot issue

Monday’s Minute: 02.28.22: Support for Ukraine; Tisbury wastewater rates going up; and COVID cases are going down

Friday’s Minute: 02.25.22: West Tisbury hires John Rose; MVRHS suspends mask policy; and Chilmark has plans for regional funding formula

Thursday’s Minute: 02.24.2022: High school on MSBA short list; Oaklee to bring some snow and rain; owner of missing hun charged

Tuesday’s Minute: 02.22.22: Everett Poole dies at 91; truck hits Oak Bluffs home; Diversity Coalition looks to 2022

Friday’s Minute: 02.18.22: Schools say masks off; Oak Bluffs close to opening new town hall; Tisbury hoopers win big

Thursday’s Minute: 02.17.22: Martino chosen for MVC; Immigrants in the driver’s seat; and Mirror blamed for scorched shingles

Wednesday’s Minute: 02.16.22: Chilmark, Aquinnah take aim at Pilgrim water discharge; Wind watch for Friday; and MVH walls talk with art

Tuesday’s Minute: 02.15.22: Big news day for the SSA; COVID decline continues; School threat reported; and New tick sheriff arrives

Monday’s Minute: 02.14.22: Big scoop for ice cream lovers; Property dispute headed to ZBA; Demolition on hold; and Remembering Jack Shea

Friday’s Minute: 02.11.22: Busy Friday; Death threat prompts resignation; Suit filed over vaccine mandate; and Making your garden climate resilient

Thursday’s Minute: 02.10.22: Couple of big resignations in O.B.; West Tisbury goes out on a limb; and Hearing your voices on recovery

Wednesday’s Minute: 02.09.22: Another busy news day; Remembering COVID victim; Blake retires; and Tisbury Police destroy records

Tuesday’s Minute: 02.08.22: Island’s first COVID death; More details on fire that destroyed a historic house; Testing for PFAS; and Bill takes on SSA

Monday’s Minute: 02.07.22: Fire destroys Vineyard Haven home; Leland graduates from Chief training; and COVID cases head downward

Friday’s Minute: 02.04.22: Lead found in drinking water at two schools; MVC considers IGI expansion; and Update on transfer fee bills

Thursday’s Minute: 02.03.22: Smooth flight for airport commission; West Tisbury approves Ag Society schedule with mild turbulence; and Missing man is ‘safe and sound’

Wednesday’s Minute: 02.02.22: Numbers reflect Island’s growing pains; Chilmark dives into wharf review; and Ultimate multitasker

Tuesday’s Minute: 02.01.22: Nomans Land UXOs won’t be removed; Edgartown’s big month of planning; and Schooner floats again

Monday’s Minute: 01.31.22: Blizzard batters Island; COVID cases plummet; and Vineyarders sail on MMA training vessel

Friday’s Minute: 01.28.22: Storm predictions intensify; Think summer with Beach Road Weekend; and Family ripped apart speaks out

Thursday’s Minute: 1.27.22: Storm’s a brewin’; Another strange power outage; Fresh support for MVRHS; and Why no N95s here?

Wednesday’s Minute: 01.26.22: O.B. throws a support curveball; Family’s immigration troubles hit home; and Field debate continues

Tuesday’s Minute: 01.25.22: Edgartown supports MVRHS letter; Pedestrian struck; Tribute to an old friend; and Smooth sailing for SSA

Monday’s Minute: 01.24.22: COVID cases drop a bit; Lobstermen upset by ‘double standard’; and Gun owner told she can’t have her license back

Friday’s Minute: 01.21.22: High schoolers rally for principal; MVRHS seeks town support; and Officer moves suit to superior court

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