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MV Times News:

  • Childhood doesn’t wait

    To the Editor: I want all to understand that another pause, on any basis, will continue to expose our children to asbestos, lead, and a failed school without the scale footage needed to meet educational needs or a campus that is ADA compliant. You are my neighbors and I respect our disagreements and differing points The post Childhood doesn’t wait appeared first on The Martha's Vineyard Times.

  • MVC approves Aquinnah deck expansion

    The Martha’s Vineyard Commission unanimously approved a deck expansion at a historic home off Lighthouse Road in Aquinnah at their meeting Thursday night.  This proposal was presented to the board because the house was on the Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System (MACRIS). Homes on MACRIS are automatically referred to the commission for review. The proposed The post MVC approves Aquinnah deck expansion appeared first on The Martha's Vineyard Times.

  • Another, cheaper bus service to airports?

    Plymouth & Brockton bus lines would like to provide service from the Steamship Authority terminal in Woods Hole to Logan Airport in Boston and T.F. Green Airport in Providence, but the company’s owner John Cogliano says he’s been stonewalled in his attempts to get general manager Robert Davis’s attention. That despite Cogliano’s contention that he The post Another, cheaper bus service to airports? appeared first on The Martha's Vineyard Times.

  • Struggle to find help is real

    Doug Abdelnour, owner of Nancy’s Restaurant and Nomans in Oak Bluffs, said he has been having difficulty finding the help he needs. Abdelnour said both restaurants are struggling to employ back-end workers, such as dishwashers and food runners. Abdelnour said filling positions has become harder during the past 10 years. He is offering around $20 The post Struggle to find help is real appeared first on The Martha's Vineyard Times.

  • Vaccination question lurks at Howes House

    Susan Silk came before the West Tisbury select board Wednesday evening with allegations that Up-Island Council on Aging staff, specifically at the Howes House, aren’t vaccinated. Silk told the board the alleged lack of vaccination has necessitated masks for all in the building.  She argued that was detrimental to many seniors’ health and well-being. The The post Vaccination question lurks at Howes House appeared first on The Martha's Vineyard Times.

MV Gazette News:

  • Vanity Launched

    4:45 pm, April 12, 1929The Vanity, new catboat of Capt. Thomas Walker Pease, was launched from the yard of Manuel Swartz on Thursday morning with appropriate ceremonies.

  • Edgartown Town Column

    4:39 pm, April 15, 1909Manuel Swartz, the well-known boat builder, near Steamboat Wharf, has just built for Capt. Manuel Sylvia, of Nantucket, a fine large cat-boat, which is to be named the “Helen,” and will be sailed by Capt. Sylvia. The boat was measured by the custom-house here this week and is 30.8 long; breadth 13.6; depth 4.5, and is to be equipped with a 10 h. p. Victor gasoline engine, and all modern gear. The boat is in every respect a fine product of the boat-builder’s art.

  • Cottagers Host African-American Festival

    3:19 pm, July 22, 2005The Cottagers, Inc., an African American women’s philanthropic organization of Martha’s Vineyard home owners is pleased to announce their sponsorship of the third annual African American Cultural Festival from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 28 and Friday, July 29. In addition a special program for children ages six to 12 is planned fro Tuesday, July 26.

  • Bargeman Salvages Sunken Vessel in Lagoon Pond

    2:19 pm, June 18, 2021It’s fairly normal to see a big, shimmering red mass bobbing up and down on the Vineyard Haven side of the Lagoon. It normally isn’t a boat.

  • Aquinnah Wraps Up Political Season With Last Annual Town Meeting

    5:45 pm, June 17, 2021Capital improvements at the Aquinnah Circle are set to bring the Island’s second annual outdoor town meeting season full circle Saturday.